Indigenous front man, Mato Nanji, was born and raised on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Mato started to show his talent he had for music, ate a young age. His Father was in a band in the 60's and with the knowledge, experience and love his father over shadowed Mato, his brother, sister and cousin and formed the band Indigenous in their late teens.
Indigenous, started to tour the country and in 1998, they released their award winning debut album Things We Do. This album won the American Indian Film Festival Award and was shown at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. 1991, they were invited to play at B.B King's Annual Blues Tour. 2000, Circle; 2002, Indigenous; 2003, Long Way Home was released and in 2006 the decision was made by the siblings to "disband" and purse their own musical paths. Mato carried on with the Indigenous name and decided to grow as an individual.
Mato, kept moving forward touring and releasing albums 2006, Chasing the Sun; 2008, Broken Lands; 2010, Collection of his favorite music over the past 10 years; 2012 Indigenous featuring Mato Nanji, Time is Coming. Please join us Friday August 15, 2014 12P.M. (MST) on Tribal Radio, for this weeks Feauter CD Indigenous featuring Mato Nanji, Time is Coming. This CD was donated to KSUT by Shrapnel Records, for more information about this album please visit them online http://www.shrapnelrecords.com.