Indian Music and Culture

             Does Music influence you? Many Native Americans are
             influenced by Music in many of there tribes. Almost all
             Native American Music dancers and singers are characterized
             by there different ways of dancing, they types of
             instruments they play and what tribe there from. Some songs
             come from social and friendship trait. The songs Native
             Americans sing are more personal than others. Accompanied
             with music is always dance. When Natives have war with
             other tribes they do war songs and dances for a successful
             victory. The Native Americans would come up with there
             songs from earlier generations, Like there past time or
             there heritage. There ancestors would pass them down from
             generation to generation. The old Natives took there songs
             to the heart, and were affended if you made fun of, or if
             you tried to curse a song or dance that the tribe expresses.
             They instruments that the Natives used were hand made
             instruments. Wooden drums were real popular, it showed a
             great deal of stress and hard work. The way they pounded on
             the drum expressed the mood or the anger that was shown.
             The gourd rattles were made by hand, they were made by
             regular gourds, old ones that they didn't hardly ever use.
             The rattlers were made usually by rocks or beads from there
             necklace. The pow wows were mostly consisted of singing and
             allot of dancing that the Indians inherited and contributed
             to during there later parts of there life. The Natives were
             really particular about there POW wows. They kept them
             really close to heart and they kept them in the Tribe. They
             were really traditional about the POW wows. They didn't want
             any body messing with them and it was really sacred and
             quiet during ceremonies. The Natives were basically
             influenced by my music in several different ways from
             tradition, the different types of instruments they used and
             Along with all the other categories, Nativ...

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