AF04: Raising Holy Sparks – Four Sacred Mountains

blue star katsina squareBeing more pages from A Mendicant Hymnal, concerning The Four Sacred Mountains, The Four Migrations & The Four Corners…

1. Blue Star Katsina
2. The Days As We Know Them, The World As We Imagine In To Be
3. Leaving Utah (For C.)
4. A Divine Migration
5. Canyonlands
6. Sipapu
7. At The Confluence Of The Colorado & Little Colorado
8. Cloud Houses (She Sleepwalks Constellations)
9. You Are In The Mountains, While I Am In Your Dreams
10. A Sky, The Void Of Birds

David Colohan – Appalachian Dulcimer, Harmonium, Nefar & Trombone
Vicky Langan – Fiddle (10)
Mike Gangloff – Fiddle (7)
Cara Joyce – Harmonium (7)

Recorded in Ballymahon, under Archie’s Bridge on the Royal Canal (7) & in Mayfield, Cork (10)

I. Blanca Peak (1-2) 20:02
II. Mount Taylor (3-5) 20:30
III. The San Francisco Peaks (6-9) 20:49
IV. Mount Hesperus (10) 20:05

“All that we do now must be done in a sacred manner and in celebration. We are the ones who we have been waiting for.”
The Hopi Nation of Oraibi, Arizona

“Four states here meet in freedom under God.”
Inscription in granite at Four Corners Monument & Tribal Park

Released on the 12th of June, 2013 in an edition of 25 double cassettes housed in a box with various inserts. Sold out. Available to stream or buy digitally.