The Native drumming duo of Donald Blackfox and Laura Vannah, aka Thunder Hawk Singers, came across the RPM desk via Spirit Wind Records – a label dedicated to releasing and promoting Indigenous music and musicians. …read more »
Thunder Hawk Singers
The Thunder Hawk Singers, Donald Blackfox, Founder of the Thunder Hawk Singers, and Laura “Bright Star” Vannah, Founder and Executive Producer of the Native Circle, are a local Native drumming duo that was formed in 2000 in Salem MA. Their first CD Native Pride, featuring music from the Mi’kmaq and Northern Cheyenne nations, was just awarded the 2009 Native American Music Award for Best Historical Recording at the Eleventh Annual Native American Music Awards, eight years after it was nominated for Best New Group of the Year in 2001.