The live recordings from the Kihekah Steh Powwow, Skiatook, Oklahoma, capture the atmosphere of this inter-tribal gathering with drumming, singing and dancing. Represented are the Pawnee, Ponca, Sac and Fox, Quapaw, Osage and Kiowa from theSouthern Plains and the Sioux, Hidatsa and Arapaho from the Northern Plains. Extensive information about the songs, by Charlotte Heth, member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and Associate Professor of Music and Director of the American Indian Studies Center at UCLA.
Powwow Songs - Music of the Plains Indians
Contest Songs for Straight Dancers
Contest Song for Fancy Dancers
Slow War Dance, Vietnam Song
War Dance Songs (Flag Parade)