Unformatted text preview: The “New Age” movement of this period, which drew heavily on Native American culture for inspiration, helped to encourage a renaissance of Native American flute performance. Flute is also used to tell a story. When the story is finished, the storyteller will play the flute while the listeners reflect on the meaning of the story. Flute is also a symbolic reminder of symbiotic relationship between humans and nature. The powwow events have started to educate many people about the Native American ways and values because many have gone to the events with the "Hollywood version" of U.S. natives. The flute and powwow have shown them that music can bring people together into one....
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- Spring '11
- Native Americans in the United States, Native American culture, Hanifa Ayunisa