The Kekionga Storytelling Festival takes place this Saturday at Headwaters Park from 10 am to 4 pm with a concert by Douglas Blue Feather.
One of the storytellers appearing, is Douglas Blue Feather.
Background provided by the Festival:
Douglas Blue Feather, Cherokee heritage, is an internationally known songwriter and performer of both traditional and contemporary music featuring the Native American flute. He is a four time Native American Music Award Winner, known as a Nammy, which is one of the highest music awards in the country. He has released eleven CDs which have been heard on radio stations worldwide.
The highlights of Doug’s career include being nominated for the 2008 Indian Summer Fest Music Awards for Best Flute CD, the Tenth Annual Nammys Best Producer and Best New Age Record, Ninth Annual Nammys Artist Of The Year and Record Of The Year, and winning the Eighth Annual Nammy for Best New Age Recording, the Seventh Annual Nammy for Best New Age Recording, the Sixth Annual Nammy for Flutist Of The Year, and the Fifth Annual Nammy for Best Independent Recording Of The Year. Blue Feather has also
been featured on the Grammy nominated CD, Faces Of The Sun, by Peter Kater. Blue Feather has performed at the Native American Awards, on NBC TV, Fox TV, and at numerous nationally advertised powwows, festivals, and churches throughout the United States. He has been recognized by Native Peoples Magazine as being one of the top performers on the Native music scene.
Douglas Blue Feather will alternate with the other storytellers every hour on the hour.