And The Winners Are...

Artist of the Year
Mato Nanji
Vanishing Americans
 

Best Blues Recording
Vanishing Americans
Indigenous
 

Best Compilation Recording
Don’t Let Me Forget
Kelly Montijo Fink
 
 
Best Country Recording
Woman Of Red
Tracy Bone
 
 
Debut Artist of the Year
Leah Shenandoah
Spektra
 
 
Debut Group of the Year
Sihasin
Never Surrender


Best Female Artist
Rita Coolidge
A Rita Coolidge Christmas

 
Best Folk Recording
Keeper of the Dreams
Red Feather Woman
 
 
Flutist of the Year
Rona Yellowrobe
The Gathering
 
 
Best Inspirational Recording
Grace & Grit: Chapter I
Dark Water Rising
 
Group of the Year
Plenty Wolf Singers
Medicine Wolf
 
 
Best Historical/Linguistic Recording
Heart of the Buffalo
Richard Stepp & Rick McKee
 
 
Best Instrumental Recording
The Long Journey Home
Ryan Little Eagle Molina
 
 
Best Male Artist
Jimmy Wolf
A Tribute To Little Johnny Taylor

 
Best Native American Church Recording
Apache Peyote Songs
Joe Tohonnie Jr
 
 
Best New Age Recording
Bridge
Rushingwind & Mucklow 

 
Best Pop Recording
Day After Day
Jamie Coon


Best Pow Wow Recording
Stoic
Tha Tribe 

 
Best Producer
Kevin Chief
Honoring The Mazinikijik Singers

 
Best Rap Hip Hop Recording
One Tribe One Nation
The Council


Record of the Year
Romanze Songs of Tosti
Lawrence Harris


Best Rock Recording
Two Sons
The Ollivanders


Song of the Year
Witchi Tai-To – Water Spirits
Shadowyze, Caren Knight Pepper and Jim Pepper


Songwriter of the Year
Theresa "Bear" Fox
Diamond
 

Best Spoken Word Recording
Grandfather Speaks
Ken Quiet Hawk 
 

Best Traditional Recording
Spirit of Thunderheart
Rising


Best Music Video
Sisters ft Northern Voice
A Tribe Called Red


Best Waila Recording
In Loving Memory of Our Beloved Father & Uncle
Family Pride


Best World Music Recording
Nature Dance
Joanne Shenandoah


Native Heart
Lex Nichols
The Long Road
 
 
Lifetime Achievement
Jim Boyd


Rising Star
Garreth Laffely


 

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