, 2022-12-08 17:45:00,
Char Costa News
The 2022 Native American Music Association and Awards honored two Native musicians from the Flathead Reservation. Gen Huitt was nominated for Best Country Music Video, and Shadow Deveraux took home Best Narrative Feature in the video.
Huitt, an elder of the Confederate Salish and Kootenai tribes, was nominated for Best Country Music Video for her song “Missing,” which symbolizes the heavy hearts of Indigenous communities when someone is hurt or taken.
Huitt is a singer-songwriter and storyteller who grew up in St. Ignatius and attended the boarding school of the Ursuline Academy. Hoyt’s charisma and talent propelled her all over the world at a young age, and music changed her entire worldview.
Shadow Devereaux won Best Narrative Feature in a Video for the song and music video, “Protect Your People”. Throughout the film, Buck Morego dances and speaks in Salish. Colter Olmsted is the film’s videographer.
Shadow, Blackfeet, and Salish have spent most of his life honing his talent. he has…
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