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Lamanite Generation (Musical group)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1971-

Administrative History

Lamanite Generation (1971-) is a musical performing group from Brigham Young University.

In 1971, Janie Thompson, founded the group Lamanite Generation. The group featured Native American youths. Later Latin Americans and Polynesian cultures were added to the group. The groups name was also changed to Living Legends. They have performed all over the world in places such as Europe, South America, Canada, Australia, South Africa, China, Russia, and the Pacific Islands. They also performed in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.

Citation

Deseret news, via WWW, Oct. 1, 2014 (BYU legend Janie Thompson launched careers, touched lives as founder of Young Ambassadors, Lamanite Generation; created in 1971 by Janie Thompson; mainly Native Americans, later Latin American and Polynesian; also named Living Legends)

byurecords, via WWW, Oct. 1, 2014 (BYU Living Legends; performed in Europe, South America, Canada, Australia, South Africa, China, Russia, and the Pacific Islands; perforemd in 2002 Winter Olympic Games)

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University entertainment records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1129
Scope and Contents This collection contains assembly scripts (1952-1964), entries for the Mormon Art Student Competition and Music Composition Contest, the Annual Student Body 1 Act Play Contest winner (1966), cultural event programs (1964-1970), newspaper clippings associated with cultural and arts events(1968-1970), and reports, notes, and correspondence (1958-1971). This collection also contains vinyl records of BYU music groups.

Dee Winterton calendars and newspaper clippings, approximately 1935-1984

 Series — Box: 19
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 12
Scope and Contents Materials include academic year calendars, choreography, tour information, newspaper clippings, articles on Winterton and dance, comics, correspondence, and other materials. Topics discussed in this interview include local musical productions in BYU and local schools in Utah, letters from Winterton to Kenneth M. Shelton, etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.

Dee Winterton papers on Artists in School programs and Brigham Young University performing groups, approximately 1935-1984

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials pertain to the Artists in Schools program, the National Dance Association, the Young Ambassadors, World of Dance, Homecoming Spectacular, and Orchesis. Materials included in this are schedules for Young Ambassadors' performances throughout the United States and the world, FYI packets from Charles Reinhart Management, Inc., etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.

Dee Winterton papers on Artists in Schools program, approximately 1935-1984

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include Artists in Schools program information, memos, National Dance Association materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, class rolls, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include FYI notices from Charles Reinhart Management, Inc., letters from the National Dance Association, Calendars for the 1980-1981 school year, etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.

Dee Winterton papers on Artists in Schools touring and residency groups, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include publicity, programs, teaching notes, articles on dance, residency notes, plays, correspondence, itineraries and schedules, personnel information, rosters and address lists, ads and flyers, information sheets, contact lists, lesson outlines, reports, and other materials. Topics discussed in the materials include required policies for performing groups given by the National Endowment for the Arts, schedules for Dee Winterton's performance groups, etc. Dated 1972-1980.

Dee Winterton papers on Brigham Young University musical productions, 1972-1981

 Series — Box: 13
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 9
Scope and Contents Materials include call back and cast lists, rehearsal schedules, director's notes, production meeting outlines, memos, performance notes, announcements, correspondence, price lists, programs, stage maps, posters, scripts, choreography, proposals, catalogs, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include production documents for "Brigham!," Handel's "Messiah," "Dido and Aeneas," "Noyes Fludde," "Dames at Sea," "House Talk," "Mr. Krueger's Christmas," and "The Music Man;" budget...

Dee Winterton papers on Brigham Young University performing groups, 1973-1981

 Series — Box: 10
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include newspaper clippings, posters, articles, financial documents, memos from Brigham Young University faculty, tickets, itineraries and other schedules for the Ririe-Woodbury Company, correspondence, programs, show scripts for shows including "Motorcycles, Fishing Poles, and Twelve Hundred Boxes of Apples," tour and residency notes, playbills for musicals including "The Wiz" and "A Chorus Line," and other material associated with performances of Dance in Concert, the Ririe-Woodbury...

Dee Winterton papers on Sundance and Brigham Young University musical productions, 1974-1978

 Series — Box: 12
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 8
Scope and Contents Materials include programs, soundtrack listings, notes, articles on music and dance, budgets, poetry, schedules, maps, correspondence, publicity, production scores and scripts, newspaper articles, and other materials. Topics discussed with these materials include tourist information for Jackson Hole, Wyoming; a script for "The Great American MC;" budget documentation for Sundance; a copy of "George M!'s" score and script; a script for an episode of "The Donny and Marie Show;" etc. Dated...

Dee Winterton papers on teaching at Brigham Young University, 1973-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 10
Scope and Contents Materials include show scripts, financial files, campus memos, notes, course syllabi and packets, lecture outlines, articles and programs from professional journals, student papers, warm-up exercises, poetry, clippings, exams, faculty schedules, rolls, correspondence, meeting minutes, teaching notes and lesson plans, photographs, brochures, resumes, Masters' theses, conference notes, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include a typed copy of the musical "The Ballad of...

Dee Winterton papers on Young Ambassadors, World of Dance, Homecoming Spectacular, and Orchesis, 1970-1984

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, tour agreements, dates, and itineraries, photos, maps, tour notes, resource lists, memos and meeting minutes, programs, music, show notes, performance lineups, class competency requirements, costume ideas, articles on dance, service awards, posters, and certificates for the Young Ambassadors, World of Dance, Homecoming Spectacular, and Orchesis. Topics include tour schedules for the Young Ambassadors for their performances in regions...