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"     

Join KSUT TRIBAL RADIO for the "Vintage Vinyl Showcase" take a step back into Powwow history with the Rocky Boy Haystack Ramblers.  Originally recorded and released in 1973 on the Canyon Records Label the album consist of fourteen songs and are all considered war dance-type songs. 

Singers present for the recording: Charles Gopher (L to R) Robert Favel, John G. Meyers, Rocky Stump & John Windy Boy.

The "Vintage Vinyl Showcase" is a musical series intermingled with the the "Friday Featured CD" programming provided every Friday at Noon on KSUT Southern Ute Tribal Radio.

KSUT Southern Ute Tribal Radio Staff would like to say "Thank you" to all the long time Tribal Radio listeners, as well as welcome those who are new to the Tribal Radio listening family.  Spring is a very important season to the Ute people,  a time for renewal and rejuvenation.  We extend well wishes to you and yours during the new year. 

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Progressing on from last weekend's victories at the District Tournament in Cortez, CO.  Ignacio Boys and Girls Varsity Teams will be hosting the 2A Regional Tournament at Durango High School.  One of Eight Regions hosting High School Tournaments this weekend throughout the state of Colorado. Teams are all vying to represent their region at the 2A State Tournament to be held in Pueblo, CO March 14-16th.

Game times are as follows:



Farmington, NM – A new Native American radio voice is coming to NW New Mexico.  KSUT Southern Ute Tribal Radio will begin broadcasting in March from the south bluff in Farmington at FM 89.7 with a unique blend of local and national programming geared to Native Americans.  The new Tribal Radio signal will reach many of the communities in NW New Mexico with a fresh new blend of programming that includes one of the nation’s only radio programs dedicated to traditional Native American music.  KSUT Tribal Radio also carries news and information from Indian Country through national programs such

Tribal Radio is proud to present the PORCUPINE SINGERS "Traditional Sioux Songs: Volume II" recorded in 1977 during the Ring of Thunder Wacipi a celebration  of the Rosebud Sioux located in South Dakota.  One of Two Albums recorded and released that year by Canyon Records and made available on 8-track & cassette tape.  At the time of this recording the PORCUPINE SINGERS had been an established drum group for twelve years, traveling throughout Canada and the United States.  Singers present for this recording were: Henry Green Crow, David Clairmont, James Clairmont (Lead Singer), Severt Y

KSUT Tribal Radio is proud to present Navajo Corn Grinding & Shoe Game Songs, originally recorded in Klagetoh, AZ in 1974 and released in 1975 on the Indian House Label located in Taos, NM. Join us on February 8, 2013 to hear Corn Grinding & Shoe Game Songs of the Dine.   

Tribal Radio returns to our programming roots with the VINTAGE VINYL SHOWCASE pulled from the archive shelf for your listening pleasure.    This week's Featured Album is titled "12 Northern Cheyenne War Dance Songs" Recorded in Lame Deer, Montana.  Sung by Phillip Whitman, John Whiteman, Burton Fisher & George Fisher and released on the Indian Records label located in Fay, Oklahoma.  Originally played in the early 80's as part of KSUT Tribal Radio's programming.

KSUT Tribal Radio presents, IRON BOY SINGERS  recorded live during the 2012 Prairie Island Powwow.  IRONBOY has been crisscrossing across Indian Country from east to west and "Bringing It" with a combination of raw Northern style vocals and a powerful yet classic rhythm.  The group originates in the Twin Cities of Minnesota with members  representing many Nations. 13 intertribal and contest songs were captured for your listening pleasure by Bear Tracks Media. Tune in at 12'noon on Friday, January 11 to hear the IRON BOY SINGERS,  LIVE @ PRAIRIE ISLAND.  

Warscout a well known drum group composed "RED CHRISTMAS" a compilation of Round Dance songs sang in the Plains Cree Style with a Holiday theme.  Released in 2006 on the Canyon Records label this CD embodies the Holiday spirit including everything from humor to courtship.  Round Dance Season has started in many rural communities throughout Canada and the Northern United States.  A Social Dance held primarily during the Winter months, with the majority occurring during the  Holiday Season.  KSUT Tribal Radio would like to Wish Happy Holidays to listeners and members of the Station NEAR &

Recorded at Crow Agency, Montana in August 1999 as a preservation tool.  The MADDOG SINGERS want to ensure the traditional Crow style of singing and dancing continues.  They also want to educate the listener of the origins and proper use of these Double Beat Songs.  To obtain a copy of this and other Native recordings visit    

Native Blues Band INDIGENOUS "Love-in The-Mist" this week's Featured CD on Tribal Radio, one of the first Albums released by the group.  


16 unique tracks released in 2006 and nominated for "Best Native American Recording" in 2007 by the Native American Music Awards.  KSUT Tribal Radio is proud to share a throwback BLACKSTONE with Tribal Radio Listeners.  You can follow us on FACEBOOK by liking our Fanpage at

Mixing rock, acoustic and reggae with the sounds of their Native American heritage, Clan/destine creates exciting original music. Clan/destine's eleven original songs capture the energy of today's hottest sounds and the spirit of traditional ways. With 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 and Juan Sanchez on vocals and congas.

THE BOYZ, established in 1989 at the Prairie Island Dakota Wacipi originated with four singers, ranging in age from 4 years old to 14 years old.  23 years later on the present day powwow trail, THE BOYZ have grown up singing and composing songs.  Their singing has taken them to foreign lands far from Indian Country as ambassadors for their families, communities and Native America.  As close as brothers, the group has grown to include singers from the East to the West coast all providing a unique style and blend of voices.  KSUT Tribal Radio would like to Thank THE BOYZ and Drum Hop Producti

Originating in 1995 at the Southern Ute Fair, two southern groups came together to form YELLOW JACKET. Traveling from one end of the country to the other singing southern style, this young group of men brought a unique and powerful singing to the people. A long the way singers have come and gone, one of the original singer Mr. Johnson B.

It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce that Tribal Elder, Ray C. Frost took it upon himself to resigned as the host of "PERSPECTIVES" , Oct 3rd was his final show here on Tribal Radio, A BIG SURPRISE TO US ALL.

Etched in the Native traditions of Mother Earth, the music of Aaron White (Navajo/Ute) and Anthony Wakeman (Pottawatomi/Lakota) call to the heart and soul of all life. Like a cascade of water trickling through canyons mixed with winds swirling up from the prairies, the sounds of acoustic guitar and cedar flute summon inner calm and quiet strength.  -Canyon Records-

"RIGHT NOW" was recorded live at the 23rd Annual CMU Celebrating Life Powwow in Mt.

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Originally recorded in 1974 in Klagetoh, AZ and re-released in 2011 on the Indian House Label.  The songs on this recording were considered modern style some 40 years ago.  Called Skip-dance and Two-step songs in English  the Klagetoh Swingers have dubbed these "Songs about Love" since the songs included on this recording are about this particular popular subject.  Singers included on this recording are Amos Y. Begay, Frank J. Begay, Ted B. Bonnie, Ned T. Clark, Ben J. Johnson & Joe J. Roanhorse.   

Elders' Vision, recorded live during the 43rd Annual Kyi-Yo Powwow at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. Blackfoot Confederacy originated in 2004 during the Annual North American Indian Days in Browning, Montana. Original singers were sought out for their knowledge of the songs that belong to the Four Nations of the Confederacy. With a strong commitment to preserving the songs of the Blackfoot Confederacy and the Blackfoot Style of singing these singers have sat once again to share the songs with the people.

"Happy Trails" is a compilation of 14 Round Dance Songs composed and produced by Leo Charlie from the Thompson Salish Lower Nichola Band from B.C. Canada.  Composing round dance songs that reflect love lost, love newly found, and sprinkled with English lyrics. Mr. Charlie, an independent producer can be found selling his original songs at various powwows and round dances across the US and Canada. KSUT Southern Ute Tribal Radio would like to Thank Mr. Charlie for his donation of this CD to the station.      

Started in May 2010 and originally known as the Iron Horse Trio.

North Bear Singers represent the Northern Arpaho Nation starting out as young men traveling around to local powwows,  singers have grown up around the drum and consider each other Brothers on many levels.  The "Feelings & Emotions" CD is a collaboration with Eagle Calf Records out of Billings, MT and includes the ever popular "Daddy's Girl" a harmonized round dance song.  This song was sang live and won North Bear the 2012 World Hand Drum singing contest at the Gathering of Nations in Alb., New Mexico.  You can get a copy of this and other CDs at www.e

Santana's 36th album is dedicated to Native American Indians and features 13 mostly original songs he has been saving for a special release. Only one song, the Latin-flavored "Eres La Luz," features vocals (singers Andy Vargas and Tony Lindsay). The remaining instrumental tracks showcase Santana's virtuoso guitar playing in a beautifully arranged and carefully paced album.

This week's "Friday Featured CD" is Mountain Kree, a Northern Drum Group from the Small Boys Camp, Alberta, Canada. Their self-titled album "Mountain Kree" was recorded live at the 2011 Legends Casino Powwow in Toppinish, Washington. Released on April 12, 2012, the group consist of Ten singers and the CD includes 13 different powwow song varying from Men's Grass to Woman's Jingle.  Join KSUT Tribal Radio this Friday, August 3rd at Noon (MST) for "Mountain Kree"

Wild Rose Singers recorded "Established" live at the Hiltem'Waq'iswit Clearwater River Casino Powwow in 2010. Started in 1997 with a core group of five singers, Wild Rose attended local powwows and events bringing their music to the people.  Today twelve members comprise the group as well as three outstanding lady backup singers.

Randy Wood from St. George, Utah once again brings another unique arrangement of round dance songs.  His distinctive style of blended contemporary and traditional round dance songs has won him awards and nominations throughout mainstream and native music organizations. Including the GRAMMY, NAMMY, Aboriginal Music Awards and JUNO award.  Enjoy 15 tracks of Randy Wood's originally composed songs as it it is showcased as the July 20th Friday Featured CD on KSUT Tribal Radio. Randy Wood recordings can be obtain by visiting