Indian Nick

Based In: Alaska, USA

Sitka, Alaska born Nicholas Galanin, aka Indian Nick (also aka Silver Jackson), is a remarkable Tlingit/Aleut artist from a long line of artists, starting with his great-grandfather, who sculpted in wood, down through his father, who works in both precious metal and stone. While Galanin is widely known as a visual artist  who has trained extensively in ‘traditional’ as well as ‘contemporary’ approaches to art, he also runs the grassroots record label Home Skillet Records and the accompanying Home Skillet Festival. He’s also an experimental hip-hop musician himself – under the name Indian Nick he recently released the EP Digital Indigenous, with artwork by Sonny Assu.

Artist: Indian Nick

RPM Wins United Nations Gold Medal in New York

The New York Festivals Radio Program and Promotion awards, recognizing the World’s Best radio and podcast programs, took place last night in New York. We are thrilled to announce that Electric Pow Wow from the RPM podcast series has been selected as the recipient of the United Nations DPI Gold Medal as well as being awarded a Silver Medal in the Culture & The Arts, Audio Podcast category. …read more »

RPM Podcast #010: “Electric Pow Wow”

Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island have been dancing and drumming for generations but, in the 21st century, that rhythmic spirit is finding new forms of creative expression. In our tenth episode, the powwow gets plugged in, mashed up and remixed. …read more »