Native American Music Sites
Native American Music Resources
- AIROS Native Network
A web-based aggregate site for audio and video content by, for and about Native producers, artists, and performers.
Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards
A cknowledges and honours the keepers, teachers, promoters, creators and performers
of Aboriginal music, and continues to develope and promote the diversity of
all Aboriginal music and celebrate the excellence of Aboriginal music and
to recognize the unique vision of Aboriginal musicians and encourage this
rich cultural voice.
- Dakota/Lakota Singing
Offers collection of Dakota songs complete pow wow listings for Minnesota,
Wisconsin, North and South Dakota.
- The Densmore Project: Music of the Native Peoples of North America
The goal of the Densmore Project is to encourage awareness and understanding of traditional Native American music by providing documentary materials and research tools via the world-wide web.
- Earthsongs - Modern
Music from Native America
Each week, Earthsongs gives Public Radio and Net listeners the chance to explore
the Native influences that help shape and define contemporary American music.
Host Gregg McVicar (Tlingit) provides knowledgeable commentary, weekly artist
features and a smart music selection that makes Earthsongs the type of unexpected,
exciting programming that quickly becomes a weekly habit. Earthsongs is distributed
by American Indian Radio On Satellite and can be heard on radio stations across
the country. You can also tune into AIROS on the net to hear Earthsongs in
- Encyclopedia of Native Music
The Encyclopedia of Native Music, written and compiled by Native music journalist Brian Wright-McLeod (Dakota/Anishnabe), was published by the University of Arizona Press in April, 2005. This site is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Native music. Appreciation and thanks are owed to many people who were involved along the way.
of Nations Internet Radio
Featuring an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary Native American
(indigenous) Music including Flute, Jazz, Rap, Hip Hop, Reggae, Blues, and
Powwow Music from Champion Drum Groups and Singers.
a weekly podcast featuring music from Native American artists. Selections include Pow Wow, traditional, flute, jazz, rock, and more!
Native American Flute Association
An organization whose goal is to foster the preservation, appreciation, and
advancement of the Native American flute.
- Iroquois Social Dances and Songs
- KNBA 90.3 fm
Unique blend of adult alternative and native music, news, and community affairs.
Your portal to the beauty and mystery of Native American Music. We are the
largest source of Native American music on the Web.
A live call-in program, linking public radio stations, the Internet and listeners
together into a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific
to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with
callers throughout the United States and is designed to improve the quality
of life for Native Americans. Native America Calling is heard on more than
30 stations in the United States and in Canada by more than 37,000 listeners
- Native American Music
Britannica Online Encyclopedia article.
- Native American Music Awards
Native American Music and More!
- Native Tongue Magazine
Information on Native musicians, by music category.
- Notes on Indian Music
Information on the technical aspects of Native American music and their differences from western music.
Features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s.
- Painted Sky Native
American Music Festival
Dedicated to showcasing the finest Native Musicians of North America.
Power of Kiowa Song
A small sample of Kiowa songs intended for use with The Power of Kiowa Song:
A Collaborative Ethnography, by Luke E. Lassiter.
- Red Nation
The mission of Red Nation Celebration is to provide multiple, ongoing avenues
for the exploration and presentation of contemporary and traditional American
Indian music and dance: to educate the public on aspects of American Indian
cultural and artistic expression; to educate and inform the music industry
on new talent within the American Indian community; to provide youth with
educational and vocational opportunities related to the music and entertainment
industry; and to introduce American Indian artists to larger, global mainstream
Indian Arts Council
A not-for-profit organization founded and maintained by Native Americans and
dedicated to educating the general public about Native American heritage through
song, dance, works of art and other cultural forms of expression.
- Sound of America Records
Native American owned and operated and Specializing in Traditional & Contemporary Native American Music.
Online Music Resources