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The host of Ambient Transience talks about the influence of Native American music By Alex Case-Cohen Thanksgiving is a time for Americans to be with family and friends, give thanks and overstuff our bellies.  Few people seem to remember the origins of this gluttonous holiday; the pilgrims were showing gratitude to Native Americans for helping them in times of need. In honor of thanksgiving, I decided to give thanks by playing selections of ambient music from Native American musicians and bands. I chose songs from famous wood pipe musicians and flutists such as R. Carlos Nakai, Douglas Blue Feather and Ulali.  I also chose more well-known artists, like Redbone and one of my new favorites,…