HONORS AND AWARDS

Awards/Associations:

2014 - Special Recognition for service to the Adivsory Committee of the Attorney General's (Erick Holder, Jr.) Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native children Expose to Violence

2013 "Humanitarian & Environmental Causes" , City of NY Parks & Recreation (Drums Along the Hudson)

2013 "Art and Activisim Award" Living Kindness Organization

2012 - Atlas Awards, Washington, DC

2010 - Best New Age “Enchanted Garden” with Sheila Applegate

2009 - Best Compliation Recording - Bitter Tears Sacred Ground, NAMMY

2009 - Best Folk Recording - Indian Summer Music Awards - Bitter Tears

2008 - Rigoberta Menchu Award Grand Prize (Soundtrack) 

                “Our Land Our Life” Presence Autochotone, Montreal

2008 - Nammy nomination - Best Soundtrack Our Land Our Life

2008   - Women in Leadership Awards - Syracuse WTVH 5

2007 - Best Music Video - American Indian Film Institute, CA - “What Are We Fighting For”                

2007 - Lifetime Achievement Award - Native American Music Awards

2007 - Hall of Fame, Syracuse Area Music Awards  

2006 GRAMMY -  Sacred Ground

2005 Best International Recording Skywoman, CANAB

2004  Grammy Nomination - Covenant

2004  Best Religious Recording - Sisters, ISMA

2004  Best Folk Album  Eagle Cries- Sammy Awards     

2003 Best Compilation -  Peace & Power Nammys

2002 Artist of the Year  Eagle Cries- Nammys

2002 “Eagle Cries” Record of the Year NAV

2002  Honorary Doctorate, Syracuse University

2002 Women of Distinction Award/Senator. Hoffman

2002 Grammy Nomination, Peacemakers Journey

2001 Artist of the Year - Nammys

2001 Oren Lyons Award

2001 Indie Award - Peacemakers Journey

2001 Best New Age & Prod.  Nammys Peacemakers (2)

2001 Indie Award - Peacemakers Journey

2001 New Age Voice - Peacemakers Journey

2001 First Americans (FAIA), Peacemakers Journey

2000 Best Documentary  Warrior in Two Worlds - Silver Telly Awards

2000 Best Documentary Gabriel Awards

2000  Best Documentary Warrior in Two Worlds Nammys

2000 Indie - Heart of the World

1999 Sammy award - Best National Recording

1999 Best Female Artist - Nammys

1998 Best Traditional Record Nammys

1998 Governor's Commission  -Women of New York

1998 Nammy - Best Female Artist/ Children's Album(2)

1997 Indie Award - Matriach

1997 Native American Record of the Year, NAIRD

1997 Native American Woman of Hope

1997 Film Advisory Board Award - Elmer & Friends

1997 Aurora Award - Elmer & Friends

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