By Kyle Clayton
Chilkat Valley News - Haines 

Disney music video features Klukwan songwriter

 

January 6, 2022

Courtesy of Clara Natonabah

Songwriter Clara Natonabah, with her son Lewis, lives in Klukwan. Disney chose one of her songs for a music video to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.

Klukwan resident and Diné (Navajo) artist Clara Natonabah wrote and sang a Navajo song that was featured in a Disney Junior Shake Your Tale with Chip 'N Dale music video.

The song, titled "Hózhóogoo Dahwiit'áál" (We Will Sing in Beauty), was released on YouTube and appears in the cartoon where the popular Disney cartoon characters dance to Natonabah's song.

Natonabah was chosen by Disney to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November.

"I was asked to participate for this miniseries for Disney Junior where Chip and Dale are traveling all over the world," Natonabah said. "I'm pa...



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