Play Video
1
Yuman Man Music Video
Yuman Man Music Video
::2013/07/05::
Play Video
2
Amy Koita - Wale Yuman
Amy Koita - Wale Yuman
::2013/12/31::
Play Video
3
Talamasca and Yuman - Crescendo
Talamasca and Yuman - Crescendo
::2012/12/01::
Play Video
4
Talamasca and Yuman - Ze masterplan [ambient]
Talamasca and Yuman - Ze masterplan [ambient]
::2010/10/06::
Play Video
5
Household of Faith @ Yuman and Vincent
Household of Faith @ Yuman and Vincent's wedding
::2007/10/08::
Play Video
6
Broma por skype : Y donde carajos esta Yuman ?
Broma por skype : Y donde carajos esta Yuman ?
::2014/06/13::
Play Video
7
yuman "ayen azahr iw" clip 2014
yuman "ayen azahr iw" clip 2014
::2014/07/27::
Play Video
8
Tragedy the Emcee- "I Am Yuman"
Tragedy the Emcee- "I Am Yuman"
::2013/09/03::
Play Video
9
Chanteur kabyle (yuman clip 2013)
Chanteur kabyle (yuman clip 2013)
::2013/04/27::
Play Video
10
Christina Perri - Human [Official Video]
Christina Perri - Human [Official Video]
::2014/01/04::
Play Video
11
Border Patrol Checkpoint Film Über Alles - Dam that Yuman Man, 4 July 2013
Border Patrol Checkpoint Film Über Alles - Dam that Yuman Man, 4 July 2013
::2013/07/05::
Play Video
12
clip musique kabyle yuman thahnint-iw (album 2010)
clip musique kabyle yuman thahnint-iw (album 2010)
::2014/03/10::
Play Video
13
Talamasca and Yuman - Ze Masterplan [Module 02]
Talamasca and Yuman - Ze Masterplan [Module 02]
::2014/04/01::
Play Video
14
musique  kabyle yuman    (lhani)
musique kabyle yuman (lhani)
::2013/09/09::
Play Video
15
clips kabyle yuman 2011 by by
clips kabyle yuman 2011 by by
::2011/03/24::
Play Video
16
TALAMASCA AND YUMAN-ze masterplan
TALAMASCA AND YUMAN-ze masterplan
::2012/04/04::
Play Video
17
12 - Twelve (English Version)
12 - Twelve (English Version)
::2011/06/06::
Play Video
18
clip kabyle yuman 2011 Stine aydhkem.VOB
clip kabyle yuman 2011 Stine aydhkem.VOB
::2011/03/24::
Play Video
19
Talamasca vs Yuman
Talamasca vs Yuman
::2009/02/15::
Play Video
20
THE YOURS - OVER (Official Music Video - Super 8 Film Ver.)
THE YOURS - OVER (Official Music Video - Super 8 Film Ver.)
::2012/04/18::
Play Video
21
The Human League - Human
The Human League - Human
::2007/09/14::
Play Video
22
YUMAN  CETTE FILLE Là
YUMAN CETTE FILLE Là
::2010/01/22::
Play Video
23
Human Yuman
Human Yuman
::2010/03/23::
Play Video
24
THE YOURS - HONEY TREATS (Official Music Video) (2012 NEW SINGLE)
THE YOURS - HONEY TREATS (Official Music Video) (2012 NEW SINGLE)
::2012/01/22::
Play Video
25
barkat ram yuman
barkat ram yuman
::2009/07/01::
Play Video
26
musique  kabyle  yuman 2013
musique kabyle yuman 2013
::2013/09/05::
Play Video
27
Yuman Zav X ShowCase et Band_ZionZone ainsi que DijO MéléonK94
Yuman Zav X ShowCase et Band_ZionZone ainsi que DijO MéléonK94
::2013/03/24::
Play Video
28
ONE TOUR - Laurent Saussereau, CEO of YUMAN
ONE TOUR - Laurent Saussereau, CEO of YUMAN
::2013/07/18::
Play Video
29
Evasion by Yuman Zav X
Evasion by Yuman Zav X
::2013/09/19::
Play Video
30
FAIL RUNDE TIMV #3 - mit Yuman
FAIL RUNDE TIMV #3 - mit Yuman
::2013/09/28::
Play Video
31
Arkona - Yuman Jarom (feat Dobromila and Luboslava)
Arkona - Yuman Jarom (feat Dobromila and Luboslava)
::2009/02/08::
Play Video
32
Psychedelic Chillout Zone  (psychill / downtempo / ambient / psybient mix)
Psychedelic Chillout Zone (psychill / downtempo / ambient / psybient mix)
::2012/08/26::
Play Video
33
Yuman Grogorov - UFO Attack
Yuman Grogorov - UFO Attack
::2012/01/07::
Play Video
34
Zareh Kan - Shaman boy Yuman grogorov remix
Zareh Kan - Shaman boy Yuman grogorov remix
::2011/05/16::
Play Video
35
YUMAN Inside, épisode 2/13: Engagement - défi ou plaisir
YUMAN Inside, épisode 2/13: Engagement - défi ou plaisir
::2011/07/15::
Play Video
36
Dam that Yuman Man, Part Zwei
Dam that Yuman Man, Part Zwei
::2013/07/05::
Play Video
37
Mary Poppins-Ballet Yuman
Mary Poppins-Ballet Yuman
::2012/04/13::
Play Video
38
The Killers - Human
The Killers - Human
::2009/12/13::
Play Video
39
Yuman Grogorov - Tempelhofer Damm
Yuman Grogorov - Tempelhofer Damm
::2012/03/12::
Play Video
40
YUMAN Inside, épisode 1/13: Diversité
YUMAN Inside, épisode 1/13: Diversité
::2011/07/15::
Play Video
41
Mightyb - Booming Butterfly (Yuman Grogorov Remix)
Mightyb - Booming Butterfly (Yuman Grogorov Remix)
::2014/01/18::
Play Video
42
Human League - Don
Human League - Don't you want me 1982
::2008/07/29::
Play Video
43
émission kabyle sur brtv de said yuman et ses amiis
émission kabyle sur brtv de said yuman et ses amiis
::2011/10/21::
Play Video
44
Yuman Man visits I-10 Freeway Rest Area near Tonopah, Arizona
Yuman Man visits I-10 Freeway Rest Area near Tonopah, Arizona
::2013/03/30::
Play Video
45
YAVAPAI
YAVAPAI
::2009/05/11::
Play Video
46
The Yuman Prodigy
The Yuman Prodigy
::2012/07/01::
Play Video
47
The Human League - Don
The Human League - Don't You Want Me
::2009/02/27::
Play Video
48
Christina Perri - Human Lyrics
Christina Perri - Human Lyrics
::2013/11/20::
Play Video
49
émission kabye de yuman sur canal algerieavec un éxtrait d
émission kabye de yuman sur canal algerieavec un éxtrait d'une nouvelle chanson
::2011/10/29::
Play Video
50
Yuman Man Go-Kart Wave, Internet Sensation Girl
Yuman Man Go-Kart Wave, Internet Sensation Girl's check your 6 cam, Z Fun Factory, Yuma, Arizona
::2013/12/06::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Yuman music is the music of Yumans, a group of Native American tribes from what is now Southern California and Baja California. They include Paipai, Havasupai, Yavapai, Walapai, Mohave, Quechan. Maricopa, Tipai-Ipai, Cocopa, and Kiliwa people.[1] Folk songs in Yuma culture are said to be given to a person while dreaming. Many individuals who are in emotional distress go to a secluded area for a few weeks, there to receive new songs.[2]

Singing[edit]

The songs are sung in particular cycles. Among Mohave people, a cycle could consist of 50—200 songs. Together thirty song cycles exists, all of which were initially dreamed by singers. A complete song cycle took an entire night to perform, which would be accompanied by gourd rattles or beating on baskets.[3]

Instruments[edit]

While singing is the focus of Yuman music, accompanied by rattles, which can be made of gourd or tin cans.[4]

Documenting[edit]

Daniel Golding a Quechan filmmaker created the documentary, "Songs of the Colorado," featuring singers from Yuman speaking tribes in Arizona and Mexico. Of the music, Golding says, "The songs are all sung in the language, so if you're not learning and picking up the language, then you won't be able to understand the songs ... there are actually words telling stories..."[5]

Evolving musical forms[edit]

An intertribal marching band called the Yuman Indian Band dates back at least to the 1920s. Composed of Quechan, Mohave, and other tribal members, they changed their name to the Quechan Indian Band in 1981.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Preston Arrow-Weed, a Quechan elder and lead singer, Vernon Smith (Quechan), and Dale Phillips, vice chairman of the Cocopah Indian Tribe are some of the foremost Yuman musicians today.[5] Jefferson Lewis is a younger singer.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ortiz 4
  2. ^ Herzog, pp. 1-6, cited in Nettl, p. 152
  3. ^ Ortiz 65
  4. ^ a b Fenger, Darin. "Quechan tribal members share memories of long walk." Yuma Sun. 2 Aug 2008 (retrieved 6 June 2011)
  5. ^ a b Gilkey, Nancy. "Tribal music documentary premieres Saturday." Yuma Sun. 8 Dec 2010 (retrieved 5 June 2011)
  6. ^ Ortiz 95

References[edit]

  • Nettl, Bruno (1965). Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents. Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Herzon, George. "Music in the Thinking of the American Indian." Peabody Bulletin, May, 1933. Cited in Nettl (1965).
  • Ortiz, Alfonso, vol. ed. William C. Sturtevant, gen. ed. Handbook of North American Indians: Southwest, Volume 10. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1983.

Further reading[edit]

  • Densmore, Francis (2005). Yuman and Yaqui Music. Scholarly Press. ISBN 0-403-03737-9. 

External links[edit]

Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2014