Whitefish Jrs.
The Whitefish Jrs. are a Cree Group from the Big River Band located near Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. 

Harvey Dreaver (Lead Singer) has lead his drum group across Canada and the United States. The group have hosted and won numerous singing contests. In 1994, the Whitefish Jrs. were declared World Class Singing Champions at the All Nations Gathering in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The White Fish Jrs. also received a Second Place finish in the World Singing Championships at Schemitzun '94 in Hartford, Connecticut.
White Fish Jrs. have become an internationally know group and were invited to WOMEX in Berlin, Germany (November 2000).  There will be pictures from their trip put on the website soon.

(All photos by Ted Whitecalf)


 

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White Fish Jrs
Painted Warrior

  • Dancing in the flags 4:50 Grand Entry
  • Dancers are looking good 3:36 *
  • Bells are sounding good 3:57 *
  • Singing for you 3:34 *
  • Nakota-Cree intertribal 4:10 *
  • Beautiful dancer 3:41 *
  • Scouting song 4:26 *
  • Painted warrior 3:44 *
  • Dance to the drum 3:35 *
  • "Falling star" 4:24 Round Dance
    CD 2
  • Flying feathers 2:33 Mens Contest
  • Chicken dance 2:28 Chicken Dance
  • Straight 3:05 Ladies Traditional
  • Grass dance song 3:23 Grass Dance
  • Who's the better grass dancer? 1:54 Grass Dance
  • Dancers are looking great 2:55 Crow hop
  • Straight up 2:54 Straight
  • Did you notice this dancer? 2:32 Mens fancy
  • We heard the drum at a distance 2:42 Crow hop
  • Good times 6:09 Straight
  • WFjrs 1:59 Straight


 

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White Fish Jrs
Round Dance


 

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White Fish Jrs
Live At Schemitzun


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White Fish Jrs
“In Honour of Percy Dreaver”
Round Dance

  • The Whole Night Through
  • Snagging Blanket
  • Here to Sing
  • Little Darling
  • On My Own
  • Straight
  • L.P. Blues
  • Pretty or Not
  • In Love with You
  • Ocean Shore
  • Schuyler 50th Anniversary Song
  • Missing You




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This is the first recording White Fish Jrs, did with us.  Was very popular when it was available.  Unfortunately we no longer carry it.

  • Intertribal
  • Intertribal
  • Jingle Dress
  • Traditional
  • Fancy
  • Intertribal
  • Grass Dance
  • Crow Hop
  • Intertribal


No Longer Available


 

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Traditions was the first CD ever made by Sweet Grass Records.  We are currently on our last run of this selection and are nearly out.

  • Men's Traditional 
  • Men's Fancy 
  • Intertribal 
  • Crow Hop 
  • Sneak Up 
  • Fancy 
  • Intertribal 
  • Jingle 
  • Fancy Ruffle 
  • Crow Hop 
  • Sneak Up 
  • Round Dance 
Available in Cassette Only

 

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This was recorded Live at Schemitun '94, where White Fish Jrs took 2nd place.

  • Grand Entry (4:53)
  • Intertribal (4:15)
  • Jingle (3:15)
  • Straight (3:21)
  • Round Dance (4:02)
  • Grand Entry (3:34)
  • Intertribal (2:17)
  • Contest (3:22)
  • Jingle (3:00)
  • Intertribal (4:24)
  • Intertribal (3:04)


Available in Cassette Only


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Forever Dancing is the 4th recording by WFJ.  Very good recording with lots of songs.

  • Nice to See You Again
  • Men's Fancy
  • Be Grateful
  • Eyes on the Dancer
  • Crow Hop
  • Men's Fancy
  • Crow Hop (Look at the Dancers)
  • Sound of the Bells
  • Forever Dancing
  • Everybody Come and Dance
  • Sneak Up
  • Grateful for Support
  • Honor Song
  • Dancing Friend
Available in Cassette Only

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Life Giver has been one of our most popular recordings.  An excellent live recording.  Recorded at Stanford Powwow and Toronto Skydome Powwow.

  • Grand Entry (2:59)
  • Intertribal (3:28)
  • Contest (3:58)
  • Women's Fancy Shawl (3:03)
  • Ladies Jingle (2:54)
  • Ladies Northern Traditional (3:18)
  • Men's Fancy (2:34)
  • Intertribal (3:44)
  • Intertribal (3:54)
  • Team Dancing (4:53)
  • Jr. Girl's Traditional (3:42)

 

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Recorded Live at Batchewana First Nation, Ontario Powwow.

  • Intertribal (7:04)
  • Men's Traditional (2:42)
  • Tiny Tots (3:17)
  • Straight (2:46)
  • Side Step (3:42)
  • Intertribal (3:24)
  • Men's Traditional (3:43)
  • Whistle (7:13)
  • Women's Traditional (2:55)
  • Fancy (2:19)

 

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A Way of Life is another very popular recording.  Whitefish Jrs. have a sound that people know and love. Live recording.

  • Intertribal (6:25)
  • Victory Song (3:36)
  • Grass Dance Song (4:35)
  • Chicken Dance Song (3:17)
  • Men's Fancy (2:36)
  • Jingle Dress (3:10)
  • Intertribal (3:34)
  • Chicken Dance Song (2:47)
  • Grass Dance Song (3:41)
  • Contest (2:49)
  • N.A.I.D.C. Honour Song (7:19)


 

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Cree Man won two Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (2001) for Best Drum Songs Album and Best Album Cover Design (Pamela Whitecalf - Designer).  Another great recording.

  • Thanks for Coming (3:36)
  • Listen to the Jingle (2:36)
  • Dancing Feathers (6:23)
  • Let's Just Go and Have Fun (5:22)
  • Support Each Other (4:18)
  • Look at him Dance (2:25)
  • Watch the Grand Entry (3:17)
  • Listen to the Bells (2:55)
  • Dancing Veteran (2:59)
  • Dance and Have Fun (4:30)
  • Watch What You're Doing (3:38)
  • Get up and Dance (5:05)