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  • Title: Native America: Ulali & The Silvercloud Singers
  • Duration: 00:29:58
  • Language: English
  • Date: 18 Nov 1996
  • Location: Recorded at The American Indian Community House, New York City.
  • Type-Format: performance
  • Cast: Ulali, SilverCloud Singers, performers.
  • Credits: American Indian Community House, producer ; Manhattan Neighborhood Network, producer ; SilverCloud Singers, creator ; Ulali, creator ; Devorah Hill, editor ; Lance Richmond, videographer.

Native America: Ulali & The Silvercloud Singers

For several years the American Indian Community House (AICH) produced a cable network show titled Native America. Select performances in the Circle at AICH were videotaped, edited, and aired on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network in half hour segments.

This episode contains performances by Ulali and the Silvercloud Singers. Ulali (, formerly known as Pura Fe, is an a cappella women's trio featuring three Native women singers, Pura Fe (Tuscarora), Soni Moreno (Apache/Mayan) and Jennifer Kreisberg (Tuscarora). Ulali blends a variety of traditional and contemporary indigenous music of the Americas, incorporating political, social and personal issues that affect all of humanity. By fusing outside influences with Native words and music, Ulali challenges notions of how "traditional" words and concepts are applicable in the modern world. The group can be heard on dozens of albums, documentaries and movies. The SilverCloud Singers ( are an intertribal Native American singing & dance troupe weaving the traditional with the contemporary of Native song & dance. SilverCloud was founded in 1991 and takes its name in tribute of Josephine Mofsie Tarrant, the mother of founding members Kevin Tarrant and Michael Tarrant, and current members Donald Tarrant and Judy Tarrant Fields. The singers of SilverCloud come from many tribes, and from many parts of the U.S and Canada. The group was started with the intention of using traditional methods of Native culture as a means to educate through song and dance.