Pure Nativez Waila Band

We been entertaining our music since 2009 on the Tohono O’odham Nation and Tucson areas and Phoenix. We enjoy performing our music to all the audience and fans.

Jose Gallardo – Yaqui Handicrafts

Jose B. Gallardo was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and is a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona. “I’ve been a cultural participant for the last 32 years. I am proud to keep our culture and customs going in teaching people and our youth about our beliefs traditions.”

Yaqui Ceremonial: Deer Dancers

The deer dance of the Yaqui and Mayo people of Sonora, Mexico, is not a performance but a ceremonial and sacred blessing. Thanks to many decades of respect between TMY organizers and the Yaqui/Yoeme people, this blessing has been shared at the festival, one of the only places it can be seen outside of its … Read more

South Image Waila Band

Ben Jose organized South Image in 2006 as a family group. Currently we are of three family members and two additional members. We enjoy sharing our gift of music in good spirit, in hopes that all who hear it will receive joy and celebrate life. We play Waila music, which consists of five different dance … Read more

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