Singing songs in Cherokee, Shining Woman (Barbara Warren) and Otsigeya, a Northern California women’s drum group, have created Keeper of the Family, an album promoting the Cherokee language and the empowerment of women.
Released in April 2016, Keeper of the Family features twenty-one original songs in Cherokee and English in both traditional and contemporary styles on two CDS:
Shining Woman Disc 1
A contemporary blend of melodic songs with 3-part harmonies and instrumentals.
Otsigeya Disc 2
Fresh, original, and inspirational women’s songs in a traditional style.