Linkin Park, NE USA
Joined January 2010
I am Omaha, Sisseton Sioux, Navajo and Cherokee. I am in college studing Business Administration, I like to do cosmetic body work, at the novice level. I host a Native radio program and kzum.org on sunday nites. I play traditional Native American music mostly, take requests, shout outs and read news from Ndn country. I also co-host another show it is for contemporary Native music. I try to play as much Native hip hop music as I can. So if ya know of some music send it my way so it can get air play. If ya wanna know more holla at a playa!
Talking Circle: Native Roots
Jan 13, 2012
Read the entire blog at https://www.myspace.com/thedrum402/blog/543879838
John Williams is Sisseton-Dakota and Chippewa. He started playing instruments in middle school and has since grown his musical talents to span over a wide-range of instruments. John is a founding member of the Native Reggae band Native Roots. Today, John is active in the band as their keyboard player. Native Roots promotes unity among all people. The band has won numerous awards and their dedication to their causes, as well as the Native content and themes, have helped them stand out amongst other Reggae bands.
NAPT Production Assistant Tobias Grant (Omaha/Dakota/Cherokee/Dineh) is the nephew of John Williams and in this interview, they talk about John's knowledge of music, the members of Native Roots and their performance at the 2011 Miss Indian World banquet in Albuquerque, New Mexico.