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(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


September 21, 2002 - Issue 70


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And the Winners Are ...

2002 Native American Music Award Winners
photos by Christine Rose

Artist of the Year:

Joanne Shenandoah - Eagle Cries

Best Blues Recording:

Keith Secola - Kokopelli Blues
Best Complication Recording: Various Artist - Voices Across the Canyon
Debut Artist of the Year: Martha Redbone - Home of the Brave
Best Female Artist: Radmilla Cody - Seed of Life
Best Folk / Country Artist: Laughing Woman & Eagle Winds - Reservation
Flutist of the Year: Tommy Wildcat - Pow-Wow Flutes
Gospel/Christian Recording: Cherokee National Children’s Choir - Voices of the Creator’s Children
Group of the Year: Brule - Star People
Best Historical Recording: Felipe Rose - Trail of Tears
Best Independent Recording: Douglas Blue Feather - Arrival
Best Instrumental Recording: Brule’ - Star People
Best Male Artist: Micki Free - Gypsy Cowboy
Best New Age Recording: Mary Youngblood - Beneath The Raven Moon
Best Pop/Rock Recording: Blackfire - One Nation Under
Best Pow Wow Recording: Red Bull - Traditional
Best Producer: John Barnes & Janice Marie Johnson - Until the Eagle Falls
Best Rap/Hip Hop Recording: Litefoot - Tribal Boogie
Record of the Year: Jim Boyd - Alter Natives
Song/Sing of the Year:
Jana - Stairway to Heaven
Songwriter of the Year: Gary Small - Wild Indians
Best Video: Robert Mirabal & Rare Tribal Mob - Music From A Painted Cave
Best Spoken Word Recording: Mary Louis Defender Wilson - My Relatives Say
Best Traditional Recording: Verdell Primeaux & Johnny Mike - Bless the People
Best World Music Recording: Native Roots - Rain Us Love
Native Heart: Neil Young - Eagle Cries
Jim Thorpe Sports Award: Kelvin Sampson
Living Legend: Floyd Red Crow Westerman
Hall of Fame: Kitty Wells

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