Phoenix (Arizona), USA – The 4th Annual Indian Summer Music Awards announced the winners for this year’s awards and Canyon Records, of Phoenix, Arizona, received two awards. The awards were presented Friday, September 7th, 2007 at the Indian Summer Festival.
- Northern Cree – Long Winter Nights, Vol. 5 (Best Traditional Drum Album)
- Alex E. Smith, Cheevers Toppah & Nitanis “Kit” Landry – Harmony Nights (Best Traditional Vocal Album)
Randy Wood – My Heart and Soul-Best Traditional Vocal Album
Pipestone – Good Ol’ Fashioned NDN Lovin’-Best Traditional Drum Album
Tha Tribe – Emory-Best Traditional Drum Album
Wayne Silas, Jr., Marlon Pyawasit, Gil – Shik Pyawasit & Shane Webster-
Wild Rice – Best Traditional Drum Album
Louie Gonnie – Elements-Best Traditional Vocal Album
Peter Phippen – Shadows of Dawn-Native Spirit
For a complete listing of winners visit www.indiansummer.org
Canyon Records, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona has produced and distributed traditional and contemporary Native American music for 56 years. Canyon earned its first GRAMMYÒ for Best Native American Album at the 2002 awards for Bless the People by Verdell Primeaux and Johnny Mike. The label and artists have garnered numerous nominations and awards in recent years from the Association of Independent Music (INDIE awards) and the Native American Music Awards (NAMMYS).