Lorena Richards

Tribal Radio Music Director

Lorena Richards is an enrolled member of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe & lifelong resident of Ignacio, CO. A mother of three, Lorena has worked at KSUT Tribal Radio for over eight years. Before her passion for radio, Lorena’s passion was cooking which took her to Culinary School. Returning home she began volunteering for KSUT and has since worked her way into a full-time position & the current Music Director for Southern Ute Tribal Radio. Lorena has two afternoon programs during the week and she hosts the Tuesday & Thursday "Native Morning Show." Her goal is to get her Bachelor’s degree in Video Journalism.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
11:02 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Putumayo, Native American, Feature CD 3/28

Putumayo Presents Native America, a collection of music by singer-songwriters and instrumentalists who draw inspiration from their traditions.  In this collection there are ten artist; the album opens up with Florent Vollant, Chole Sainte Marie, R. Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman just to name a few, Jery Alfred & the Medicine Beat, draws the album's circle to a close.  Haunting flute music and entrancing vocals reveal the power of contemporary Native American music from the U.S.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
11:19 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Clan/Destine, Feature CD, 3/21

Clan/Destine a five member band, Frank Poocha, on vocals, keyboards and trumpet;  Dave Montour, on bass, Native American flute and vocals;  Chuck Harris, on lead and acoustic guitar;  Steve Gatlin, on drums; Juan Sanchez, on vocal and congas.  Mixing rock, acoustic and reggae with the sounds of their Native American heritage.  Clan/destine creates exciting original music.  Join us for this weeks Feature CD this Friday, March 21, 2014 @ 12PM (MST).  This CD was donated to Tribal Radio by Canyon Records.  For more information about other traditional and contemporary recordings contact Canyon

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
4:50 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Hovia Edwards, Morning Star, Feature CD 3/14

Hovia Edwards (pronounce hoo-vee-ya) of the Shoshone-Navajo-Okanogan heritage.  Was only 14 at the time of this recording in January of 1998.  Her father, Herman Edwards is a performer & flute maker & encouraged her from early childhood to master the flute.  Hovia is a second generation flutist & has grown up performing around the world & soloist at the Scottsdale Center for the Art in Arizona.  The album Morning Star, Hovia performs original & traditional melodies in a style that is youthful yet with a surprising maturity for an artist so young.  Please join us this Fri

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Tribal
2:00 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Sihasin, Never Surrender, Feature CD 3/7

Clayson Benally & Jeneda Benally, brother & sister of Blackfire, originally from Black Mesa on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, were born into the heart of a political land dispute separating them by a fence from traditional homeland and family.  They grew up protesting the environmental degradation and inhumane acts of cultural genocide against their traditional way of life They are very excited to announce their new side project "Sihasin"!

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
12:30 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

LeeAnn Brady, In Jesus' Name, Feature CD, 2/28

LeeAnn Brady, is an enrolled member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in New Town, North Dakota.  She has been baptized into the Catholic and Congregational Churches & a member of the Native American Church all her life.  All religions & churches have prayer & song in one way or another.  In Jesus' Name was composed in hope & intention that this recording will inspire listeners to live a prayerful life of hope, faith, love & to bring good feelings of joy & happiness, from the singing of traditions of the Native American

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
4:23 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Young Bear, Keepin it Old Style, Feature CD 2/21

Young Bear singers were started by the sons of the great Mandaree & White Lodge singers.   They are a talented young group of singers deeply-rooted in the Mandaree community of North Dakota.  Young Bear composed, Keepin it Old Style,  because that's what they've been taught.  This album is the next generation original style singing in the pow-wow world.  If you like Mandaree you will love this album,  join us this Friday, February 21, 2014 at 12PM(MST) on Tribal Radio for this weeks Feature CD.  Young Bear, Keepin it Old Style was donated to KSUT by, Drumhop Productions.  For more infor

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Tribal
2:08 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Tony Duncan, Native Son, Feature CD 2/14

Tony Duncan is of Apache and Arikara-Hidatsa-Mandan heritage.  Duncan is an active pow-wow dancer and hoop dancer.  He is a five-time World Champion Hoop Dancer and is ranked among the top ten in the world.  Duncan received the Native American Music Award for Artist of the year in 2013.  He has toured nationally and internationally with pop-star Nelly Furtado.  Duncan music captures the true essence of Native America with the soft and soothing melodies of the Apache cane flute as acoustic guitar adds a serene accompaniment and drums add the beats for his dancing.  Please join us Friday, Feb

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
11:06 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Injunuity, Fight for Survival, Feature CD, 1/24

Jeff Carpenter (Chickasaw) & Brad Clonch (Mississippi Choctaw) came together to form Injunity.  Electric guitars & the soaring melodies of the Native American Flute, Injunuity combine lush orchestral rock with the sound of the Native Flute.  Please join us  this Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12PM (MST) on Tribal Radio, for this weeks Feature CD.  Injunuity, Fight for Survival was donated to KSUT by Canyon Records.  For more information about other traditional and contemporary recordings contact Canyon Records @ www.canyonrecords.com

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
11:49 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Young Spirit, Akameyimoh Baby Boy, Feature CD, 1/17

Young Spirit is a proud voice for all Native American & First Nations people.  Akameyimoh Baby Boy (Keep Trying Baby Boy) is a song composed by Jacob Faithful dedicated to a young boy after the loss of his Mother.    The message of their songs run deep, unique & encouraging  to Native people.  In this album all songs are sung in the Plain Cree language unless otherwise noted.  Songs listed as Straight indicate that they are sung in vocables only.  Please join us Friday, January 17, 2014 12PM (MST) for this weeks Feature CD.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
3:15 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Meskwaki Nation, Rockin' Tha Bellz, Feature CD, 1/10

Championship & Host Drum Meskwaki Nation, from Tama, IA is one of the hottest & well known Contemporary drum groups on the Pow-Wow trails.    Rockin' Tha Bellz was captured & recorded live at the 2010 Hunting Moon Pow-Wow in Milkwaukee.  Join us this Friday, January 10, 2014 for this weeks Feature CD 12PM (MST).  This CD was donated to KSUT by Drumhop Productions, if you are interested in this album or any other Native Artist please visit them at www.drumhop.net

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