Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum
When you hear the phrase "Native American music" you may not think of tubas, trumpets, and Sousa marches. Yet, this rich musical tradition has long been a part of Native American culture.
Experience the Native American music scene like never before and get an inside look at contemporary Indian life in this unexpected and engaging half-hour documentary, Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum.
Program Length: 27 minutes
Director: Cathleen O'Connell
Producers: Cathleen O'Connell, Billy Luther (Navajo/Hopi/Laguna Pueblo)
Narrator: Richard Ray Whitman (Yuchi)
Production Company: Desert Penguin Pictures
The Website for Sousa on the Rez
Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide
Public Broadcast Release: January 2013
Tags: Youth, Music, Marching Band, Contemporary
Product ID: SOTR-12-H