tag: music

Nona Hendryx
An ambitious multimedia project has taken over the campus of one of the world’s leading performing arts centers, located on the homelands of the Lenape people.
Virgil Ortiz: The Dream Machine Experience
Cochiti Pueblo artist and designer Virgil Ortiz discusses his participation in The Dream Machine Experience at Lincoln Center.
Celeigh Cardinal
A good playlist makes the summer heat bearable and sets the mood on an invigorating road trip.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe 26th Annual Powwow
“Each year, Pow Wow strengthens the bonds within our community and among our guests from afar,” said Chairman Marshall Pierite.
Julia Keefe
A big band made up of Native musicians is headlining a jazz festival at in the nation’s capital.
Native Guitars Tour
Native Guitars Tour is heading up a two-day music and fashion presentation in New Mexico.
Indigenous Pop Expo - IndigiPopX
It’s the time of year when Native nerds, cosplayers, comic geeks and gamers assemble for the first and biggest convention devoted to them.
Watheca Records
A Lakota man is developing an archive of music by Native artists — one record and cassette tape at a time.
Killers of the Flower Moon
Native people are up for a historic three Academy Awards for their roles in “Killers of the Flower Moon.”
Native America Calling NAC
An Oscar nominee and a new release are on your Native Playlist from Native America Calling.
Lance Fisher and Giovanna Gross
Lance Fisher and Giovanna Gross perform a Cheyenne veterans song at the State of Indian Nations.
Pharrell Williams
Four Native designers took a major stride when their work was included in the Louis Vuitton men’s fashion show.
Killers of the Flower Moon
The Osage Nation is celebrating a major milestone for a film that shares an otherwise difficult time in the tribe’s history.
Camp Nenookaasi
As dangerously bitter winter weather takes hold of the country, efforts to help unsheltered Native people face closure.
Native America Calling NAC
What music from 2023 is on repeat in your Native playlist?
Raven Chacon, Dyani White Hawk and Patrick Makuakāne
This year’s class of MacArthur Fellows includes three creative leaders from Native America.
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie’s stated connections to any tribe in Canada or the United States appear to be completely made up. What’s next?
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Celebrated singer and songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is still in doubt about her origins in a new statement issued in advance of a Canadian documentary that explores her ever-shifting Native identity claims.
Partial Solar Eclipse
Join Native America Calling to shine a light on some of the tribal traditions surrounding the partial solar eclipse.
JB The First Lady: 'Still Here'
As fans mark the 50th anniversary of the birth of hip-hop, Native America Calling looks at on contributions by Native artists.
Pathways Indigenous Arts Festival T-Shirt
New Mexico is the center of arts celebrations this weekend, starting with the music, art, fashion, dances, and panel discussions at the Pueblo of Pojoaque.
Winona LaDuke
Disgraced environmental figure Winona LaDuke and her inner circle are striking a defiant tone as the organization she has led for 30 years seeks to recover from a $750,000 verdict in a sexual harassment and retaliation case.
Winona LaDuke
One of Indian Country’s most prominent environmental activists has been ordered to pay $750,000 to a former employee after being found liable for sexual harassment and retaliation in the workplace.
Northern Cree
Forty years after four brothers first came together as Northern Cree, they are releasing their first fully self-published and owned record.
Jim Thorpe on the Sovereignty Run
Everything changed for hip-hop artist Tall Paul when he first heard about iconic athlete Jim Thorpe.
Kevin Locke
Kevin Locke — renowned hoop dancer, flute player and educator of Lakota language and culture — passed away suddenly at the age of 68.
Native People of the Plains POP Fest
Musicians from all genres and walks of life graced the stage at the Native People of the Plains POP Fest.
Medicine Horse
As summer wanes, Andi Murphy welcomes the beginning of autumn with a Native music sampler.
Dakota Beavers
A star of the hit film Prey wants to find out the “truth” about his supposed tribal ancestry. But Hollywood studios don’t share the same commitment.
Melody McArthur
TheRA11N, Pooky G and She Rōz are some of the artists who won big this year at the annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards.
John Fadden Kahionhes
John Fadden Kahionhes was a legend in the most profound sense of the word.
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley’s profound popularity continues to resonate with many Native music fans.
Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial
The city of Gallup, New Mexico, is marking 100 years of celebrating the region’s Indigenous culture with events like a parade and traditional song and dance.
'Indians Welcome' - Alcatraz Island
“Through the Decades” remembers the politics, significant events, and pop culture that helped shape Native America.
Eastern Cherokee Powwow
Today on Native America Calling, as we head into the three-day weekend, Shawn Spruce takes you to a place that knows how to celebrate with family-friendly cultural authenticity.
Bear Grease
An all-Native send-up of the musical turned hit movie “Grease” is connecting with audiences across Turtle Island.
Voiceless Mass by Raven Chacon
Raven Chacon is the first Native person to win a Pulitzer Prize in Music.
Native America Calling NAC
Both big name Native acts and up-and-coming artists are sharing the bill with the Native Guitars Tour.
Native Guitars Tour
Both big name Native acts and up-and-coming artists are sharing the bill with the Native Guitars Tour.
Akisa 2022
An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.