Thursday, November 15, 2007

[NativeVue] NAMMY Broadcast Nov. 16 on Worldview


The Native American Music Awards will be featured in a nationally televised broadcast special this Friday, November 16th, 2007 at 8:00PM EST on MHz Worldview. Taped in front of a live audience, this two hour broadcast program will feature performances and special guest appearances by leading nominated and award-winning artists from this year's Ninth Annual Native American Music Awards show which was originally held on October 6, 2007 at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, New York.

The Ninth Annual Native American Music Awards features some of today's most impressive musical talent along with spectacular and dynamic performances by; Brule' & AIRO (Group of the Year), Tonemah (Best Folk Recording), Corn Bred (Best Blues Recording) Jana (Best Pop Recording), Gary Small & the Coyote Bros (Best Rock Recording), Pipestone (Record of the Year), Night Shield with Maniac the Siouxpernatural (Best Rap Recording), Iroquois Dancers, Digging Roots, Jan Michael Looking Wolf with Tim Yett and George Noriega, plus Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Joanne Shenandoah & Bill Miller. Special guest presenters include; Beth Wray Webb (Daughter of Link Wray), Keith Secola, Glenn Ahhaitty, Jennifer Kreisberg, Johnny Curtis, and Wayquay among others.

MHz Networks is an independent, noncommercial television network delivering international, educational and arts programming to an estimated 18 million households nationwide. Owned by the Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation, the network provides programming to public television stations, cable and satellite television channels across the country including DirecTV as part of the network's international package. See affiliate list below or visit
www.mhzworldview. tv. The airing of this program on MHz Worldview helps commemorate the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month proclaimed by the President of the United States of America.

The Ninth Annual Native American Music Awards' broadcast is sponsored by the SenecaNiagara Casino & Hotel, the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI), the Shokopee Mdewankaton Sioux Community and The Seminole Tribe of Florida. The Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel is a premiere entertainment destination and features the largest hotel in Western New York with breathtaking views of one of the most incredible natural sites in the world, Niagara Falls.

Founded in 1998, the critically acclaimed Native American Music Awards is the country's leading membership based association consisting of music industry professionals directly involved in the recording and distribution of traditional and contemporary Native American music initiatives.

Affiliates & Distribution:

WNVC-TV (MHz) Washington, DC (www.mhznetworks. org)
WEIU-TV Charleston, IL
KCSM-TV San Francisco
KBDI-TV Denver
WYCC-TV Chicago
KBTC/KCKA-TV Tacoma/Seattle, Washington
MPS Cable Channel 76 Minneapolis, MN
Globecast World TV Channel 156
DirecTV Channel 2183 International Package

www.nativeamericanm usicawards. com

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