Hoat'Ve'La: Traditional Songs from the Hopi

Item No: 534

$ 17.99

  • From the Hopi village of Hoat'Ve'La on Third Mesa, traditional singer Clark Tenakhongva shares the Hopi vision of life through his original songs. Reflecting the prayerful and gentle way of life lived by the Hopi for centuries, these songs convey the heart and spiritual landscape of this ancient people.

    • Artist: Artist: Clark Tenakhongva
    • Format: Audio CD
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Original release date: January 1 2006
    • Label: Canyon Records
  • Clark Tenakhongva (b. 1957) is a Hopi musician and kachina carver raised in the Third Mesa village Hoat'Ve'La. He has won Best of Division at Santa Fe Indian Market and First Place at Heard Museum Fair & Indian Market for his carvings.
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