Film, Video "Shi Ni Sha" (Navajo Nation anthem)
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- "Shi Ni Sha" (Navajo Nation anthem)
- The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress challenged musical artists to interpret material from its unparalleled archive of ethnographic recordings of traditional folk music. Artists were asked to put their own spin on these archival treasures, and to perform them at a special showcase during the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City, Missouri in 2023. The showcase was recorded for this webcast. This video features Sihasin (brother and sister Jeneda and Clayson Benally) from the Diné Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona, performing the song "Shi Ni Sha" (Navajo Nation anthem). From a field recording of a group of school children, recorded by Willard Rhodes at the Indian Service Summer School at Fort Wingate, New Mexico, in 1941. From the Willard Rhodes 1951 field recordings collection, AFC 1941/039: AFS 9527:B5 and B6.
- May 01, 2023
- 6 minutes 31 seconds
- online text
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"Shi Ni Sha" Navajo Nation anthem. 2023. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10865/.
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(2023) "Shi Ni Sha" Navajo Nation anthem. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10865/.
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"Shi Ni Sha" Navajo Nation anthem. 2023. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10865/>.