|Kumeyaay Pow wow Powwow Fiesta Yuman Indian Bird Singing Singers Bird Dancing Dancers, Kumeyaay traditional gathering pictures photos.|
KUMEYAAY POW WOW Yuman Family of Bird Singers Dancers
Kumeyaay Pow wow, the family of Yuman California Indian bird singers and Yuman bird dancers sing and dance their
Kumeyaay Caption Information: LEAD SINGER: MR. LARRY HAMMOND JR., SINGERS: LIONEL HAMMOND, NATHAN DICK, LEVI EVANSTON, ISIAH EVANSTON,TIM AKA BIM STEVENS, MARY WALEMA, EDDIE LEAL, JOHNNY HEMMERS, TYRONE THOMAS, HUBERT MCCORD, SAM EVANSTON, SHAN LEWIS JR., GABRIEL LEIVAS, KIETH JENKINS, JESSE OCHOA, ELIAS AMEELYENAH, EDWARD DOCK, EMILIANO CASTILLO, DANIEL CASTILLO, UNCLE JOE SCERATO. Source: AHA MACAV AVI KWA AME BIRD SINGERS: General Info MySpace. Kumeyaay singer Sam Brown Jr., Viejas Indian Reservation, is also pictured in the Yuman singers group.
Yuman Native American musicians playing GOURD RATTLES and singing with cultural dancers pictured above may include the
RON CHRISTMAN, Kumeyaay, was emcee for the birdsingers, and ARLENE GALVAN directed the event.
In the old days long before the electric light, the traditional "Kumeyaay gatherings" were known as KUMEYAAY FIESTA.
These inter-band fiestas or parties would go on for several days.
The host band prepared great feasts and entertainment free for their guests, and the people would come together
IN FACT the Kumeyaay bands -- the California Indians -- historically never had "pow wows" at all.
"Kumeyaay pow wow" is (mis)used here as a key search word to highlight an often misunderstood point about Indigenous California culture.
Powwow and Photography Sponsored by:
|Kumeyaay Indians Home • About Us • Mission Statement • Press Kit • Contact Us