Aaron White

Grammy Nominated guitarist, Aaron White

Aaron White is a Grammy nominated Native American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, Native American flute maker /player, artist, and lecturer on the Native American Flute and music. He is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Aaron is from the Dine (Navajo/Ute) of Arizona.

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Introducing N8V native hard rock band

N8V is a Seattle based original rock band with Chris Lukin – Guitar/Lead Vox, Ray Wagner – Bass, Electric Jake – Lead Guitar/Vox and Bryan Holland – Drums. Ray and Chris are from the Alutiiq (Aleut) Tribe on Kodiak Island in Alaska, where they grew up together in the small fishing village of Port Lions. Introducing N8V native hard rock band » »

Blackfire

Blackfire is comprised of three siblings from the Navajo Nation, Clayson and Klee Benally, and their sister Jeneda. Born into the heart of a political land dispute area on Black Mesa in the Navajo Nation, this family’s powerful music reflects the hopes, freedoms, and barriers of today’s world.

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Ojibwe artist Annie Humphrey

Annie Humphrey

Ojibwe artist Annie Humphrey is a mother, singer, songwriter and visual artist who was born and raised on the Leech Lake Reservation in Northern Minnesota. Her first national recording, The Heron Smiled, won her national recognition as Female Artist of the Year and Best Folk Recording at the 2000 Native American Music Awards.

In 2004, her second recording, Edge of America was released. The title track from this recording was later featured on Chris Eyre’s film Edge of America.  Her latest album, Uncombed Hair, has won her a nomination for the 2016 NAMMY’s Artist of the Year. Ojibwe artist Annie Humphrey » »

2016 Native American Music Awards Announce Nominees

Nominations have been announced for the 16th Annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA) to be held on September 17 on Seneca Territory, at the Events Center of the Seneca Allegany Casino. 2016 Native American Music Awards Announce Nominees » »

The Rough Guide: Native American Music

This CD is a great sampling of Native American music from across North America, and includes both contemporary and traditional songs. With a  wide range of artists, Nations and generes included, this is a great sampling of Native American music styles, whether you already enjoy Native music or have never heard it before. The Rough Guide: Native American Music » »

The Sioux Drum

The drum is not just a musical instrument. To the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people, it holds great cultural and symbolic power. They believe the drum has a life of its own, as well as its own powerful spirit. The drum is the heartbeat of the Indian Nation. It carries the heartbeat of Mother Earth and calls the spirits and nations together.

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Passamaquoddy Song of the Stars

Passamaquoddy song of the stars

This is an Abenaki-Passamaquoddy song collected in Maine by Charles G. Leland around 1882; he gives a phonetic version of it in the language dialect of that time, “Glint-wah-gnour, Pes Sausmok, or “This is the Song of the Stars.” Passamaquoddy Song of the Stars » »

Blood quantum song lyrics

Blood Quantum by the Indigo Girls

Indigo Girlsblood quantum
you’re standing in the blood quantum line
with a pitcher in your hand
poured from your heart into your veins
you said i am
i am
i am

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Pawnee Song of the Birds

All around the birds in flocks are flying.
Dipping, rising, circling, see them coming.
See, many birds are flocking here,
All about us now together coming.

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