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
12:07 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Randall Paskemin, Christmas Cheer, Feature CD, 12/27

The cold snow of winter welcomes the Round Dance & Christmas season for the Plains Cree community of Western Canada.  Randall Paskemin a member of the Plains Cree, brings us Christmas Cheer, an album of original Christmas songs with a flavor of Round Dance style to celebrate the cozy joy of the holidays.  Tune is this Friday, December 27, 2013 12PM (MST) for this weeks Feature CD. 

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
2:30 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Wayne Silas, JR. Infinite Passion, Feature CD, 12/13

Raised around the drum since he was a young boy, Wayne Silas, Jr.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
12:42 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Little Island Cree, @Ministikwan Feature CD, 12/6

Little Island Cree is one of the best-kown family singing groups of Canada and was created by Clayton Chief.  Little Island Cree has written and performed their songs throughout Canada and United States, they have been nominated and won several awards in the Canada music industry.  This weeks Feature CD Little Island Cree, @Ministikwan was recorded live at Ministikwan  Round Dance in Island Lake, Saskatchewan.  Join us Friday, December 6, 2013 from 12PM (MST) for this weeks Feature CD.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
1:47 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Cheevers Toppah, A Good Day, A Better Tomorrow Feature CD, 11/22

Grammy - nominee Cheevers Toppah, born in Oklahoma comes from a strong family line of singers.  Toppah been nurtured by the traditions of the Native American Church (NAC) his entire life.  A Good Day, A Better Tomorrow is dedicated to the memory of those singers who taught him how to sing.  Please join us Friday, November 22, 2013 12PM (MST) on Tribal Radio for this weeks Feature CD.  This CD was donated to KSUT by Canyon Records, if you are interested in this album or any other Native Artist please visit them at CanyonRecords.com or NativeAmericanMusicNews.com

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
4:40 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Stoney Creek, Love is Determination Feature CD 11/15

Stoney Creek has been around since 1993 representing the Native People of North Carolina and the East Coast.  A little about the title and their effort came from the recent trials of one of their brothers and founding members, who was diagnosed with Lymphoma.  They partnered with the Southern Sun Singers and Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc in an effort known locally as the "Go Bo" campaign - coining the slogan "Love is Determination."   This particular album was donated to the station copies of this album and or other Native Artist can be found at www.DRUMHOP.net.  Please join us this Friday,

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
1:06 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Nitanis "Kit" Largo, Serenity Feature CD 11/8

Nitanis "Kit" Largo, started singing at the age of 7 years old with her late Aunt Eleanor Elliott.  Singing, music, pow-wow and dancing has always been a part of her life.  Her father is a musician and her mother is a jingle dress dancer and she would travel to many pow-wows.  At the age of 17 years old "Kit" started back-up singing with the drum group Bear Creek.  She has also been featured on many pow-wow recordings with Bear Creek, Tha Tribe and Rocky Boy Agency.  She was also included in a trio with Alex E.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
3:25 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Go Gophers, Stick Game Music Feature CD 10/25

Chub Gopher along with his three sisters Lois, Sheila & Melanie present Go Gophers, Stick Game Music.  Growing up on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation they were taught their Indian way of life, singing at a very young age.  This CD was brought together for all who love the game called stickgame and the power behind indigenous music.  Please join us Friday, October 25, 2013 at noon for this weeks feature CD.  This CD was donated to KSUT by, Chub Gopher.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
3:21 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Ladie's Night 2 the Ladies of Onion Lake, feautre CD 10/11

Ladie's Night 2 was recorded in the Onion Lake community of northern Saskatchewan.  It is Drumhop's second release for the album featuring Cree women of round dance singing.  Feelings were expressed and thoughts were conveyed about why they were composed.  Songs take a whole new meaning when you find out where they originate and the people who share their vocal gift.  We hope you enjoy this weeks feature CD selection.  This particular album was donated to the station, if you are interested in this or other Native American recordings visit Drumhop's website at www.drumhop.net

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
3:27 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Christina Trejo

Christina Trejo born in Caldwell, Idaho a member of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe.  She has been singing at a very young age along side with her mother.  Christina released a CD with Canyon Records called Circle Dance Songs of the Northern Paiute and Shoshoni, that won three awards. This weeks Feature CD you will hear seven Circle Dance Songs and three handgame songs from Christina Trejo.  Join us this Friday, October 4, 2013 at noon for our Feature CD.

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Tribal Radio Feature CD
1:04 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Brian Stoner & Verdell Primeaux

This album was something that was thought of for awhile and finally it's a reality... This album is filled with songs Brian & Verdell enjoy singing together to give the people a small taste of what is to come in the future.  You will hear Sioux Song, Dine Song, & Straight Song .  Join us Friday, September 27, 2013 at noon for our Feature CD.

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