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Profile: Pamyua

Pamyua is fighting to keep traditional drum songs alive and relevant to the modern Inuit experience. The Anchorage-based group plays a mix of traditional drum songs, American soul and modern jazz– a genre they call tribal funk, or Inuit World music. Since 1995, the foursome from the Yukon/Kuskokwim Delta and Greenland have toured around the…

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The band arrived at the studio about a quater after noon last Saturday just as I was preparing to start the Music Request Show. Within minutes notice, our programming changed and Eva helped me welcome Pamyua (bum’yo-ah) live on the air to promote their concert later in the day. It’s easy for me to get stuck…

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