At last! A compilation of contemporary women artists thats become an instant hit for obvious reasons.
It opens with Sharon Burch's "Sacred Wind," a beautiful start to a stunning collection of all of our favorite female vocalists.
Included are Ulali, Walela, flutists Alice Gomez and Mary Youngblood, Joanne Shenandoah, poet Joy Harjo, the drum group Mankillers and Canadian Juno Award winner Mishi Donovan. Liner notes indicate which album each song is from, making it easy to expand your knowledge of each artist's repertoire.
For those unfamiliar with Harjo and Mankillers this is a fine introduction to their music.
Mankillers is one of our best selling drum groups. A mesmerizing, spiritual ride.
01. Sacred Wind - Sharon Burch
02. Mahk Jehi - Ulai
03. Wash Your Spirit Clean - Walela
04. Evening Stars - Alice Gomez
05. Kanekotsy: Tha? - Joanne Shenandoah
06. Winds Of Change - Mary Youngblood
07. Earth Prayer - Alice Gomez
08. Woman's Dance - Joanne Shenandoah
09. For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash - Joy Harjo
10. Wilma Mankiller's Song - Mankillers
11. I Walk Alone - Sharon Burch
12. Forgotten Yesterday - Mishi Donovan
13. Creator's Song - Joanne Shenandoah