Ongtupqa article featured on Solstead.org
Win a Hopi Long Flute when you donate through Kickstarter
Craig Baker has written an incredible article about the Ongtupqa project for Solstead.org:
This is a story about coming home. It’s also a story about music, and about shared visions. It’s the start of a new history of the American West – a new dawn, another chapter. And it all begins with a magic flute, said to have the power to bring the rain.
To read the entire article, visit solstead.org.
Kickstarter launches April 23!
Gary Stroutsos has offered to donate one of his Hopi Long Flutes to this project, and everyone who pledges $20 or more through Kickstarter will be entered into a drawing for the instrument. A winner will be chosen at random after the Kickstarter campaign ends, and we'll mail you the flute. This is a replica of the oldest wind instrument known in North America, and represents an important chapter in the history of American music.
We're excited to announce that on April 23 we will be launching a Kickstarter to raise funds for the last phase of this project — finalizing the audio and video tracks and getting the final product into your hands. Please stay tuned for the launch and we hope you will join us in making this project a reality!