Performed by Migizi Pensoneau, Ryan Red Corn & Bobby Wilson
The 1491s are a sketch comedy group based in Minnesota and Oklahoma. They are a team of Indians who started making satirical YouTube videos in 2009 and now travel the world to perform. They are known to be satirical, and often cynical, commentary on contemporary Native American life.
PERFORMANCES: 11/18/2017 | 8:00 PM
Nataanii Means, son of Native American activist Russell Means, is an Oglala Sioux and Navajo hip-hop artist. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and, recently, has been a big supporter of the #NoDAPL protest.
His album “2 Worlds” tells the story of what it is like to be a young Native American in the United. States. Means’ music raises awareness of contemporary Native American issues and interests
PERFORMANCES: 11/18/2017 | 9:30 PM
Hill is a Mohawk singer/songwriter from Six Nations of the Grand River, Canada. The roots of her music grew in traditional-country, were schooled on the Nashville songwriting scene for more than a decade, and are shaped by a lifetime in her Iroquoian culture. Her music combines lyric writing, love songs, and aspects of her Native American lifestyle. Her style is a fusion of traditional yet bluesy-country, and folk.
PERFORMANCES: 11/19/2017 | 2:00 PM
NOV. 15-18, 2018 | THE BYRD THEATRE | RICHMOND, VA