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Native American Art, Culture and Music

                   

 

Native American Healing, Trace Your Heritage, 

Flute Making and Flute Lessons

 

VIDEO INDEX

Basket Making - Cherokee Flute Making & Lessons Quill Work Lakota Style
Bead Work How To Genealogy Ribbon Making - Osage 
Code Talkers Hand Game Shell Work - Creek
Cradleboards - Kiowa Healing Medicine Tanning - Brain Tan
Dance - Powwow History, Myth and Legends Tipi Construction
Dance Shawls Moccasin Making War Bonnet Making
Dance Styles Porky Roach Making Women's Clothing
Powwow Trails DVD Series  - Teaching Dance, sights and sounds

 

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Native American Healing in the 21st Century

A comprehensive look at the healing practices of American Indians and how many of those natural remedies are applicable to today's alternative health-conscious society.

This video looks at the ancient health, and healing methods of American Indians, comparing and contrasting their techniques for maintaining their health with those of China and India. The video discusses the invaluable contributions the Native Americans made to our early frontier heritage and shows how many of those same healing plants and herbs are an important source of today’s modern methods of maintaining health.

The point is clearly made that what has been effective for thousands of years may still be the best means of maintaining a healthy lifestyle today. 

- Learn from today's respected physicians the crossover of ancient Native
- American healing remedies to present-day medical practices.
- Explore for Native American healing plants and herbs.
- Learn from tribal elders traditional healing practices and philosophies.
- Discover the contents of a 350 year old Indian medicine bag.
- Compare the similarities of Native American and Chinese healing.
- Learn Native American healing remedies for....

Heart/Circulatory - Arthritis - Female conditions - Respiratory - Asthma - Skin Conditions - Digestive tract - Sinus and more...  DVD - Running Time 40 minutes  DVD Only D80003  $24.95 

 

 

Plants and The Cherokee

Tells of the relationship between the Cherokee and the plants of their world.  Stories of several plants brings this video alive with valuable information.  

 

The Cherokee knew all medicine is derived from the One source and nurtured into existence by the Earth Mother.  Using the plant medicine in the right way, the Cherokee were able to use it to their best advantage while developing one of the largest pharmacopeia  of healing medicines in the world.  From the "Take A Closer Look" video series.   CP VO90 VHS  $19.95

 

 

 

How To Trace Your Native American Heritage

- "Winner" - 1999 Telly Award
- ''Winner'' - Crystal of Excellence Award - 
"With all beings and all things we shall be as relatives"
- Black Elk, Oglala Sioux -
Find your place in the circle of life. This process could have you enrolled in as little as ninety days. Discover your Native American Heritage...for you, for your children, and for their children after them. This is an informative new video that will help you discover your Native American Heritage and Ancestry. Use it as a guide to search out the path of your ancestors and establish your roots within the Circle of Life.  

- In this video you will learn......
- How to obtain a CDIB card! (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood)
- How to obtain your Tribal Membership!
- Learn from tribal elders traditional healing practices and philosophies.
- How and where to research the Dawes Rolls!
- Benefits offered through official Native American status!
- Listings of over five hundred federally recognized American Tribes!
- How to participate in Tribal Elections!
- Internet sites to assist your search!
This excellent video explains how to obtain a CDIB card, tribal membership, internet sites and a list of over 500 federally recognized tribes. 30 min. DVD Only
D25637 $24.95 

 

 

 

 

First Breath - Flute Lessons from Douglas Spotted Eagle

A Private lesson with a master of the Native American flute, Grammy Award Winner and Producer, Douglas Spotted Eagle, far and away the most recorded artist in the world of the Native American flute, brings you into his home and studio for this private lesson. Breathing techniques, fingering, vibrato, and many other helpful tips will have you playing better than ever before, even if you are a seasoned player. Featuring live concert footage, travel hints, maintenance of the flute, recording suggestions and more, see and hear what this "Debut Jazz Artist of the Year", Emmy nominated performer has to share with you in this 45 minute video. Basic scales for beginning players and advanced methods for the experienced, this intimate time with a flute master has something to offer everyone!  45 min.  DVD Only.   T143  $24.95  SOLD OUT

  

 

WH - F200-1 Heart of the World by Mary Youngblood

Grammy Award winning Mary Youngblood is recognized for her creative and innovative music. She is one of the few artists known for performing on a variety of Native American flutes including multi-chambered and diatonic flutes. Heart of the World is Mary’s second recording and features her melodic songs played on an assortment of these special instruments. Now she shares her secrets to these unique sounds with all of you in songbook form. Learn how to play songs on your multi-chambered and diatonic flutes by playing along with Mary in the privacy of your own home. Just put in her CD, open the book and follow along. Don’t have a multi-chambered flute? You can still play the songs-most of them adapt to a single chambered flute. The Heart of the World songbook has all 11 songs from her recording transcribed and scored in Nakai Tablature and finger charts for the six hole flute so that no matter what level of flute player you are, you can play them. 56 pages. Includes CD  $42.95 + S/H   SOLD OUT

  

 

 

Heart of Native American Flute Making


with Raymond RedFeather. DVD, 2 hours
The Heart of Native American Flute Making is a one of a kind, step by step instructional video, designed to help you through the entire process of constructing your first native American flute. The information contained in this video is in simple laymen's terms making it easy to understand for beginners to novices. Prior woodworking experience is not necessary. Time, space and most importantly is a good heart of intention is all that is needed to successfully create your very own flute.  "This is one of the best first time flute making resources on the market."
JoAnn Calavan-Owner, Oregon Flute Store.  T- RDF100 
$34.95 

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VIDEO STORE

Basket Making - Cherokee Flute Making & Lessons Quill Work Lakota Style
Bead Work How To Genealogy Ribbon Making - Osage 
Code Talkers Hand Game Shell Work - Creek
Cradleboards - Kiowa Healing Medicine Tanning - Brain Tan
Dance - Powwow History and Legends Tipi Construction
Dance Shawls Moccasin Making War Bonnet Making
Dance Styles Porky Roach Making Women's Clothing

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Bunny Sings Wolf!  John Two-Hawks - Flute Qua Ti Si
Contemporary Judy Fasone - Folk Rock and Rap
Country / Folk Monthly Specials Specialty Songs
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