Posted by caitlin on May 27, 1998 at 23:40:24:
In Reply to: NAMMYS posted by stephanie gritts, editor, ahg amicus humani generis: friend of the human race on May 27, 1998 at 10:51:51:
: here are some results just in from the nammys: wayne newton hosted the ceremony which was attended by 1500 people at the foxwoods resort casino. robbie robertson, mohawk, was honored for helping olpen the door to the music world for american indians. best rap artist: litefoot! [cherokee]. best female artist: joanne shenandoah [oneida]. she also won for the best children's album. best male artist: r. carlos nakai [dine/ute]. record of the year: 'american warriors: songs for indian veterans'. first inductee into the native american awards hall of fame: jimi hendrix [cherokee]. other winners: john trudell, redhouse singers, frederick whiteface, blacklodge singers, buddy redbow, walela. fyi: AIROS plans on rebroadcasting the nammys. you can download realaudio at www.airos.org to be ready when they decided when. have fun!
Thank you for the information! And of course, I congratulate the winners! I am unaware of any information in my area and would love to know if there is a way to get an insite to when/where festivals are being held yearly.
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