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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

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

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"!

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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. 

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

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.

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

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,

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.

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.

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

Christina Trejo

Oct 1, 2013

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.

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.

From Saddle Lake Cree First Nation, Northern Cree 6-time Grammy-nominee have put faith and trust in the power of the Pow-Wow drum for over three decades.  This album was recorded live at the annual Rocky Boy Pow-Wow.  Join us September, 13, 2013 at noon for this weeks Feature CD.  This CD was donated by Canyon Records www.canyonrecords.com
 

Grammy-nominated Dine Singer Kevin Yazzie honors the spirit of giving and appreciation of swirling vocal harmonies.  These songs celebrate the gift of life and the blessings that come with each new day.  Join us Friday, September 9, 2013 at noon for the Featured CD.  This CD was donated by Canyon Records www.canyonrecords.com

R.Casrlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman present Dancing into Silence, 14 tracks of both old and new ways for creating music that flow from unique qualities of Native American flute.  This Cd was donated by Canyon Records www.canyonrecords.com

Young Buffalo Horse, A New Beginning recorded live at the Cherokee Nation Holiday Powwow.  This highly energetic group of young singers provides us with 17 individual tracks of Northern Style songs.  Members represented the Ojibwe Cree, Lakota, Dakota and Sac & Fox Nations.  Join us Friday, August 2, 2013 at noon for the Friday Featured CD.

Wikiwam Ahsin was released in 2006 and all drumming & vocals by both Maynard Whitehawk & Lance Crowe.  The first volume of a series of six Whitehawk & Crowe have  been singing and composing Native American Church Music for thirteen years prior to this release. This particular album was donated to the station, copies of this and other Native American Church songs can be found at www.peyotevault.com or www.drumgroups.com   

Originally recorded in February 1968 with the Boniface Bonnie singers and re-released in 2013.  According to the cd jacket the Navajo Spin Dance is one of several kinds of social dances traditionally performed during a three or five night ceremony usually held in the summer months.  We hope enjoy this weeks featured CD selection.  If you are interested in this or other Native American recordings visit the Indian House website at www.indianhouse.com

Jana Mashonee is a tw0-time GRAMMY nominee and nine-time NAMMY winner.  Her music is steeped in R&B and gospel roots, which brought her in the mainstream.   She is Lumbee and Tuscarora originally from North Carolina. She is currently releasing her music through Miss Molly Records available on iTunes and Amazon.

Native Music Artist Jana Mashonee will be performing live in concert Saturday, June 22 at the Sky Ute Casino Resort.  Grammy nominated for her recordings and a 9-time Native American Music Award winner Jana has represented Indian Country as the first- Native artist to make it on to the Billboard Dance Charts.  Performance starts at 7 PM at the Sky Ute Event Center tickets are available on line at www.skyutecasino.com or call (970) 563-7777

Recorded live at the 2012 Pala Powwow located in Southern California. "Stoic" is a compilation of  16 powwow songs composed by various members of the drum group.  This particular Album is dedicated to all the original Members who sang around the drum some 15 years ago.  Tha Tribe originated at Haskell Indian Nations University located in Lawrence, KS in 1997.  Members have come and gone and have become professionals in their own right from Tribal delegates, Environmentalist and Solo-recording artist just to name a few.  They have and will always be Haskell Rascals.  Tribal Radio is proud to

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Southern Ute Tribal Radio is proud to present the Friday Feature CD.  Tune in Friday at Noon to hear live Recordings from the 2012 San Juan College Powwow featuring the Host Drums Northern Cree & Zotiah Singers. 

April 5th Tribal Radio Featured CD is Flute Player R.Carlos Nakai featuring the rhythmic drum and percussion beats of Will Clipman. Grammy nominees and unique musicians in their own right this collaboration connect two genres awakening balance and harmony in the listener. Tune in this Friday at Noon for the feature CD "Awakening the Fire"     

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