2002 Native American Music Award Winners


2002 Native American Music Award Winners:

Artist of the Year: Joanne Shenandoah - Eagle Cries

Best Blues Recording: Keith Secola - Kokopelli Blues

Best Complication Recording: Various Artist - Voices Across the Canyon

Debut Artist of the Year: Martha Redbone - Home of the Brave

Best Female Artist: Radmilla Cody - Seed of Life

Best Folk / Country Artist: Laughing Woman & Eagle Winds - Reservation

Flutist of the Year: Tommy Wildcat - Pow-Wow Flutes

Gospel/Christian Recording: Cherokee National Children's Choir - Voices of

the Creator's Children

Group of the Year: Brule - Star People

Best Historical Recording: Felipe Rose - Trail of Tears

Best Independent Recording: Douglas Blue Feather - Arrival

Best Instrumental Recording: Brule' - Star People

Best Male Artist: Micki Free - Gypsy Cowboy

Best New Age Recording: Mary Youngblood - Beneath The Raven Moon

Best Pop/Rock Recording: Blackfire - One Nation Under

Best Pow Wow Recording: Red Bull - Traditional

Best Producer: John Barnes & Janice Marie Johnson - Until the Eagle Falls

Best Rap/Hip Hop Recording: Litefoot - Tribal Boogie

Record of the Year: Jim Boyd - Alter Natives

Song/Sing of the Year: Jana - Stairway to Heaven

Songwriter of the Year: Gary Small - Wild Indians

Best Video: Robert Mirabal & Rare Tribal Mob - Music From A Painted Cave

Best Spoken Word Recording: Mary Louis Defender Wilson - My Relatives Say

Best Traditional Recording: Verdell Primeaux & Johnny Mike - Bless the People

Best World Music Recording: Native Roots - Rain Us Love

Native Heart: Neil Young - Eagle Cries

Jim Thorpe Sports Award: Kelvin Sampson

Living Legend: Floyd Red Crow Westerman

Hall of Fame: Kitty Wells