Young Buffalo Horse is an intertribal group, a group of young men and women that originated from the original group "Buffalo Horse" of Red Wood Falls Minnesota. They strive each day to touch people with their songs and hold their traditions of singing so that they can influence young natives to learn and continue their traditions as well.
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.
Rocky Boy, Montana is home to the members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe. The Name Rocky Boy comes from the name of a leader of a land of Chippewa Indians. The name means "Stone Child" it was not translated correctly from Cree to English and "Rocky Boy" evolved. This year is their 50th Annual Rocky Boy Pow Wow & Celebration, August 1 - 3, 2014.
Cree Confederation, represent the Cree people of the Treaty Six area, they were formed in the winter of 2007. On this album you will hear their power with full swiftness voices and drumming, dancer to shake their bells & kick up their feet.
Cree Confederation Awards, Nominations & Submissions; 2010, Best Pow-Wow CD-Contemporary, Pakosiyimitan, Nominee. 2011, Best Group or Duo, Submission. 2012, Best Group or Duo, Horse Dance-Mistatim Simoowin, Nominee. 2012, Best Pow-wow CD-Contemporary-Horse Dance Mistatim, Nominee.
Skylar Wolf, Native American Navajo/Ute was born and raised as a sheepherder in Huerfano, New Mexico. He now resides in Farmington, New Mexico with his family. Wolfs, talent comes straight from the heart and soul, he was awarded with a "NAMMY" in 2009. Please join us this Friday, June 20, 2014 for this weeks Feature CD, Skylar Wolf, Conviction, 12P.M. (MST). This CD was donated to the station by Skylar Wolf, himself.
Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice have worked in water rights attorney, a tribal judge, two educators and a stock clerk. They call themselves Poetic Justice as a term of grace, expressing how justice can appear in the world despite forces of confusion and destruction. Their music speaks for them in a blend of influences that speak of community, love for people, for all creatures, for this crazy beautiful history. Please join us this Friday, June 6, 2014 for this weeks Feature CD, Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice, 12P.M. (MST).
1982, Northern Cree singers were founded by Steve Wood, his brothers Randy & Earl Wood. The group originates from Saddle Lake Cree Nation, but is made up of members from the Treaty 6 area from; Frog Lake Cree Nation, Onion Lake Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Louis Bull Cree Nation & Poundmaker Cree Nation.
Formed in the winter of 2007, Cree Confederation has made and met their aspirations of becoming a recognizable Pow-Wow Drum Group. So many great drum groups have encouraged and mentored their dream, Cree Confederation have taken their place in the winter's circle amongst champions. They represent the Cree people of the Treaty Six area. Their style of music they share comes from their grandfathers, a style that is a hybrid of original and contemporary style of singing.
Young Spirit was formed in the summer of 2001 at a Pow-Wow in Hobbema, Alberta. This group of friends wished to represent their Western Canadian Plans Cree culture & be a proud voice for all First Nations & Native American people. Awards & Nominations, 2012, Best Pow-Wow CD, Live at Hinckley & 2013, Best Pow-Wow CD, Takakikeh, nominee.