Lakota Taolowan: Songs of the Lakota CD (Individual Volumes 1A, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6)

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These songs were recorded in the 1950's and 1960's by William K. Powers, who was adopted by Frank Afraid of His Horse and family.  It is only now that he has decided to release them to the public.  These recordings are intended to educate and preserve a part of Lakota songs and cultural history which otherwise would have been lost.

Singers: William Horn Cloud, Oliver and Edgar Red Cloud, Frank Afraid of His Horse, George Plenty Wolf, Dick Elk Boy, John and Ambrose Iron Rope, Hobert Two Crow, Bill Baker, Meredith Baker, and John Sitting Hawk.

CDs available in volumes 1A, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.  Examples for track listings of each volume can be found below!
*Due to the amount and variety of songs on each cd, translations are not included.*

Volume 1A track listing:
1 Society song
1 Hunka song
3 Ghost Dance songs
8 Kettle Dance songs
9 Victory Dance songs
1 Fox Society song
Other assorted songs

Volume 2 track listing:
Tying Up song
Pipe Filling song
Prayer song
Calling Spirits song
Prayer & Calling song
Healing Doctoring song
Untying-Talking song
2nd Untying Offering song

Volume 3 track listing:
4 Ghost Dance songs
1st Hunka Alowan pe
2nd Hunka Honor song (Round Dance)
Omaha - War Dance songs
Sundance songs
Social Songs
Powwow songs
5 Tokala songs
Graduation - Achievement song
War Dance song

Volume 4 track listing:
7 Omaha songs
Honor song 
Ceremonial song

Volume 5 track listing:
4 Social Songs
Honor song
12 Love songs

Volume 6 track listing:
War Dance songs
Pow-wow songs
Honor song


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