“The Human race, is the face of all people, different tongues,one heart.”–Keith Secola
Native folk & blues rocker Keith Secola is an accomplished artist: award-winning musician, guitarist and native flute player; singer, songwriter, and producer. His music is familiar to thousands of fans across North America and Europe. Keith’s famous song,”NDN KARS” is considered the contemporary Native American anthem and is the most requested song on Native radio in the US and Canada. Keith Secola is Anishinabe (Ojibwa) originally from the Mesabi Iron Range country of northern Minnesota, now residing in Arizona. He is a member of the Anishinabe Nation of northern Minnesota and southern Ontario,Canada.
Keith Secola is a seven-time Native American Music Award winner, receiving numerous Nammy nominations in various categories.
Winner: Artist of the Year, Best Producer, Best Folk/Country Recording, Best Blues/Jazz Recording, Best Independent Recording, Best Linguistic Recording, Best Instrumental Recording
Nominations for: Songwriter of the Year, Record of the Year, Song/Single of the Year, Best Historical Recording.
In 2011, Keith Secola was inducted into the Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame, joining Jimmy Hendrix, Hank Williams, Crystal Gayle, Richie Valens among other inductees.