About Us
gallery/bg2

HISTORY SINCE 1998

 

Anawak started in 1998 with its Mexican founder Ana Cihuacoatl as soloist singer in different types of ceremonies around some states of the Mexican Republic: Oaxaca Mountains with the Mazatecos natives, Huichol sacred spots in North Mexico, Central Mexico States with Aztec and Lakota tradition from the U.S., Teotihuacan for 5 years in a row in the Aztec Ceremony "Danza de la Luna" (Dance of the Moon). Ocuilan, Mexican State for 5 years in a row in the "Danza del Sol" 
(Sundance) (Aztec and Lakota Traditions). Zipolite International Beach, Oaxaca for 15 years in a row with Aztec dance and Native singings. 

 

SINCE 2003

It is from 2003, when Ana Cihuacoatl started to perform the ceremonial singings in the stage. She did it in several performances of the program “Art Everywhere” in Mexico City and in the Institute of Humanities and Science.  From this moment ANAWAK, in order to enrich the singings with another variety of drums and percussion instruments, invites musicians and dancers interested in disseminate and keep investigating this music gender.

 

2004 

Anawak started its international activities:

Live radio performance and 3 concerts in the XVIII Festival International de Musique Universitaire (Eighteen International University Music Festival) in Belfort, France. “Café Babel” and in the “Centre Pompidou” esplanade of Paris, France. Ana Cihuacoatl carried out, with a singing and fire guide, the ceremony of the summer solstice in the “Debod Egyptian Temple” in Madrid, Spain, and she also performed as guest singer in the Tetraktis Percussion Project in Mexico City.

2006

Release of its first album “Cuatro Águilas” (Four Eagles) in National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City

 

2012

 

Release of its second album “Primer Sol” (First Sun) in Ancestral Awakening Tour with Ac Tah (Mayan Walker) being part of “A minute for Mexico” peace movement.

Tribal Vision Festival in Taos New Mexico

Owl Tribe Tour with female rapper Kellee Maize.

2013 -2017

Ceremonies and events every summer or autumn in United States of America

 

 UNTIL NOW

Now, Anawak consists of different percussionists to those who started the project, besides its founder. With these changes it is possible to integrate in the project the richness of interpretation and knowledge of each musician.

 

THE GROUP

GUESTS AND COMPONENTS that are or have been part of ANAWAK from the beginning:

 

PERCUSSIONS:

*José Enrique Rangel (Kano)

AZTEC DANCE AND MUSIC:

*Guillermo Kozcacuauhtli

*Ricardo Castro (Xipe Totec)

 

PERCUSSIONS, MUSIC, DANCE AND SINGINGS:

*Carlos Romualdo Piedad

*Héctor Ortiz

*Miktlan Tonatiuh Santin

*Bal Simbrat Teotecpatl

*Claudia Tlahuimalitzin

*Carlos Ehekatl

*Mexicatzin Ce Xochitl

*Neter Kiahuiquetzal

*Francisco Jaguar Bahlum

*Pablo Reyes García

 

FOUNDER AND SINGING:

*Ana Cihuacoatl

 

Each participant of ANAWAK has still taken part in ceremonies of traditional nature and is still investigating about the roots of the sacred singings and other areas of our rich ancestral culture.

 

gallery/amatlan
gallery/image3
gallery/nosotros2
gallery/pablo y jag
www.000webhost.com