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NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK The Winners for the 14th Annual Native American Music Awards were announced live on Friday, May 10 in the Events Center of the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino in Niagara Falls.
A complete list of official winners from the 14th Annual Native American Music Awards
Winners were selected by the combined votes of the Native American Music Awards, Advisory Board Membership Committee with an international general public voting membership. General Public voting was open on the Awards website VOTE NOW page where music tracks of all nominees were featured.
Both new and established artists shared the list of winners throughout a diverse array of over 30 music categories spanning all genres. Over 200 CD and DVD recordings submitted this year for nomination consideration. This year's Awards celebration kept its promise to be unlike any before.
See below for a complete list of official winners from the 14th Annual Native American Awards. The Native American Music Awards & Association extends its sincerest congratulations to all the 2013 NAMA Award winners.
Tony Duncan Artist of the Year
Artist of the Year
Tony Duncan - "Earth Warrior"
Best Blues Recording
"Up from the Ashes" - Mitch Walking Elk
Best Compilation Recording
"The Longest Walk" - Lorena Windfeather Navarez
Best Country Recording
"Ali Fontaine" - Ali Fontaine
Debut Artist of the Year
Ryan Little Eagle Molina - "Straight From the Heart"
Debut Group of the Year
Big River Cree - "The Old Way"
Best Female Artist
Fawn Wood - "Iskewewak: Songs of Indigenous Womanhood"
Best Folk/Americana Recording
"Spirit of a Woman" - Kelly Jackson
Best Flute Recording
Joseph Fire Crow - "Night Walk"
Best Gospel/Inspirational Recording
"The Desire of Nations" - Honey Dawn Karima and Cloudwalker
Group of the Year
Big City Indians - "Tuwa"
Best Historical/Linguistic Recording
"Celebrate" - Kalan Wi
Recording Homeland Nation Soundtrack Rickey Medlocke
Best Male Artist
Wayne Silas Jr. - "True: Round Dance Songs"
Best New Age Recording
"Among The Ancients" - Rushingwind & Mucklow
Best Pop Recording
"Stay With Me Baby" - Jana Mashonee
Best Powwow Recording
"Memories" - Emmanuel Black Bear
Best Producer Francois Couture - "Yahndawa'"
Best Rap Hip Hop Recording
"Love Me Down" - Ralphael Deas
Record of the Year
"Shi Keyah Songs for the People" - Radmilla Cody
Best Rock Recording
"Find My Way" - Saving Damsels
Songs/Single of the Year
"Hear My Cry" - Frank Waln & Cody Blackbird
Songwriter of the Year
Peter Sackaney - "Where Love Belongs"
Best Spoken Word Recording
"I Am Woman, Kwe" - Lena Recollect
Best Traditional Recording
"Tsionathonwisen" - Akwesasne Women Singers
Best Short Form Music Video "A Tribute To Our Heroes" - CC Murdock
Best Long Form Music Video
"Homeland Nation" - Various Artists
Best Waila Recording
"In Loving Memory" - T.O. Combo
Best World Music Recording
"Hostiles & Renegades" - Gary Small & the Coyote Bros
Sybille Hummingbird - "Serenity"
Hall of Fame
posted May 14, 2013 6:00 am edt