Collection Title: Hemispheric Institute Encuentro:Performing heritage : contemporary indigenous and community-based practices(5th : 2005 : Belo Horizonte, Brazil).
Title: Pamyua in concert
Alternate Title: Pamyua
Date: 2005 Mar. 12
Location: Performed at Teatro Francisco Nunes on Mar. 12, 2005, as part of the Hemispheric Institute's 5th Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, entitled Performing Heritage: Contemporary Indigenous and Community-Based Practices.
Work Type: Performance., Concert., Inuit music., Yupik Eskimo dance., Tribal funk., Native American music.
Hemispheric Institute, producer ; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, producer ; Pamyua, creator.
Phillip Blanchett, Stephen Blanchett, Karina Moeller, Phillip 'Ossie' Kairaiuak, singers ; Sune Salminen, Kristoffer Jul Reenberg, Nikolaj Pals Frandsen, musicians.
Run-time (hh:mm:ss): 01:47:37
Language: In English and Yup'ik
Synopsis: Alaska's performance group Pamyua reinterprets modern traditions of the Inuit and Yup'ik Eskimo through storytelling, music and dance. Pamyua performs Yup'ik storydances that refect the traditions of Yup'ik culture in Southwestern Alaska. The quartet also harmonizes ancient and original music that redefines the boundaries of Inuit expression. Pamyua mixes R&B, jazz, funk and world music to create a unique new native style of 'Tribal Funk'. This concert was performed at the Francisco Nunes theater in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, as a part of the 5th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, titled Performing Heritage: Contemporary Indigenous and Community-Based Practices (
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