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Native Sounds

Series produced by Vision Maker Media

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Each month, AIROS features an interview with a Native American musician.

Each month, AIROS features an interview with a Native American musician.


31 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Randall Warren Heavilin
Production Assistant Landon Mattison speaks with Randall Warren Heavilin (Navajo), a classically trained cellist and composer from Austin, Texas.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 16:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hawk Henries
Production Assistant Landon Mattison speaks with Hawk Henries (Nipmuc), a gifted flutist and flute maker.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 14:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jack Gladstone
Production Assistant Landon Mattison speaks with Jack Gladstone (Blackfeet), a storysmith sharing his unique brand of music inspired by the stories...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 18:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Production Assistant Landon Mattison speaks with Swil Kanim (Lummi Nation), an award-winning, world-class virtuoso violinist and inspirational spea...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 19:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Executive Director Shirley Sneve speaks with Brent Michael Davids (Stockbridge Munsee Band of the Mohican Nation), a classically trained musician a...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 17:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NACAP student composers from Chinle High School work out their compositions with composer-in-resident Raven Chacon., Credit: Photo courtesy of Grand Canyon Music Fest
Interactive Media Specialist Eric Martin speaks with Raven Chacon (Navajo) an experimental musician, composer and educator.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KSJD


  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 13:28
  • Purchases: 3
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Tobias Grant (Omaha), Production Assistant, talks with the Cherokee National Youth choir music director Mary Kay Hendersen (Cherokee) and Cherokee ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 14:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Lcoke
Eric Martin, Interactive Media Specialist, interviews Native American Hoop Dancer and Flutist Kevin Locke.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 12:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jennifer Stevens
Tobias Grant (Omaha) interviews Native American composer and artist Jennifer Stevens (Oneida and Lakota.)

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 10:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leanne Goose
Tobias Grant (Omaha) interviews Native American musician Leanne Goose (Dene and Inuvialuit)

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 05:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Tobias Grant (Omaha) interviews Native American Flutist Cody Blackbird

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSQM 91.5 FM, and KWIS 88.3 FM


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Production Assistant Tobias Grant (Omaha) speaks with Victoria Blackie (Dineh) about winning Debut Artist of the Year from the Native American Musi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSQM 91.5 FM, and KWIS 88.3 FM


  • Added: Jul 18, 2012
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 3
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Production Assistant Tobias Grant (Omaha) speaks with Jerod Tate (Chickasaw) about winning an Emmy, composing his first classical piece and the Chi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gabriel Ayala
Production Assistant Tobias Grant (Omaha/Dakota/Dineh/Cherokee) talked with Gabriel about his experience as a classical guitarist, his music and hi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 11:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ras K'Dee
Production Assistant Tobias Grant (Omaha/Dakota/Dineh/Cherokee) talked with Ras K'Dee about his music, Snag Magazine and his other projects working...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 10:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nake Nula Waun
Production Assistant Tobias Grant (Omaha/Dakota/Dineh/Cherokee) talked with Frank about his group, his experience performing with Baby Bash and Pau...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2011
  • Length: 13:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 2XG
Tobias Grant (Omaha/Dakota/Cherokee/Dineh) production assistant for NAPT, recently spoke with Twice as Good after their performance on Stage 49 dur...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2011
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Williams
Tobias Grant (Omaha) interviews his uncle John Williams of Native Roots.

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2011
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lakota Jonez
Tobias Grant (Omaha) speaks with Native musician Lakota Jonez.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Aug 10, 2011
  • Length: 11:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Quese Imc
Tobias Grant (Omaha) speaks with Native Hip Hop artist Quese Imc.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 2