Bismarck (North Dakota), USa – Makoché Recording, a recording label dedicated to
Native American heritage and tradition and located in Bismarck, North Dakota
received two NAMMYs at the Eighth Annual Native American Music Awards.
Makoché’s awards include Best Traditional Recording for the recording
Way of Life by Lakota Thunder and Joseph Fire Crow took home
Flutist of the Year for
Red Beads.In addition, United Tribes International Powwow’s
Home of the Champions and
The Makoché Masters were nominated for Best Compilation Recording. Andrew Vasquez
received a nomination for Flutist of the Year for
Togo. Joseph Fire Crow’s
Red Beads also picked up a nod for Best Male Artist.
The Makoché Masters was also nominated for David Swenson for Best
Nominees were voted upon by the Awards’ national Advisory membership. Winners of
the Eighth Annual Native American Music Awards were determined through
membership print ballots and a national voting campaign open to the general
public. The Eighth Annual Native American Music Awards took place June 8th at
the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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