“All the professionalism and production values of much larger events like the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards" ”
— American Federation of Radio Television Artists (AFTRA)
Congratulations to all the Winners of the 19th Annual Native American Music Awards!
NAMA LIVE 1-18
The first and largest awards show honoring the best in music and entertainment by Native North American Indigenous peoples
WES STUDI INDUCTED INTO THE NAMA HALL OF FAME
On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Wes Studi was inducted into the NAMA Hall of Fame. Studi, who is one of the most compelling actors in Hollywood with a distinguished 30 year career, recently became the first indigenous Native American Actor to receive an Oscar. He is also an accomplished musician who plays bass and guitar and fronts the band, Firecat of Discord. Artists Joanne Shenandoah and Keith Secola proudly inducted their friend Wes Studi on the NAMA stage. Secola closed the show with a grand finale performance and was joined by Wes Studi on guitar.