Based In: Alaska

Pamyua brings Inuit music to the world. Their music showcases drumsongs from the Inuit cultures of Greenland and Alaska. Pamyua’s vocalists bring “a blizzard of interlocking harmonies,” says Native People Magazine. Pamyua reminds listeners to embrace relationships with honor, humility and tolerance. Pamyua (pronounced bum yo-ah) is an Inuit verb meaning “to request an encore of a drumsong or dance” and noun meaning “the tail of an animal, object or idea.”