The first and largest awards show honoring the best in music and entertainment by Native Americans and North American Indigenous people will hold its annual Awards Gala tonight in New York. The 18th Annual Native American Music Awards will be presented at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Warm Springs will be represented at the Nammy’s by Quilt Sahme who will perform. And, Scott Kalama, aka Blue Flamez will be there too as a nominee for Best Rap/Hip Hop Recording and Best Music Video. Scott is our guest on this week’s KWSO’s Our People & Mother Earth program where he talks about his career in music, from the beginning to now. You listen to all five segments of that interview here.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Officials are taking adoption applications for the more than 60 horses seized from a central Oregon ranch earlier this year. The Bulletin reports the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications through next week and will hold a lottery to select possible adopters. The horses were seized from a ranch in Terrebonne in March after they were found in poor conditions.
A radio station in Toppenish, Washington was burglarized earlier this week. K-Y-N-R is a community AM station known as the “Voice of the Yakama Nation.” On Tuesday, K-Y-N-R host Ryan Craig posted a video to Facebook. In it, Craig walks around the studio and shows where microphones were ripped from their frames. A large audio console was also stolen. Yakama Nation Tribal Police are looking for the stolen equipment and asking anyone with information to call them.