Wil Numkena

Hopi Son

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Hopi Son takes a new tack in the musical rediscovery of Native American culture. It is a collection of songs and dance music with English translations. Some are even contemporary song-poems telling tales of Native Americans' struggle against the white culture right down to the present. The songs mix Native American instruments with guitar. As a result, Hopi Son, with Wil Numkena as writer and performer, offers a different perspective on the Native American experience and is perhaps more enlightening, given its accessibility to non-Native Americans.

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