Bands/Musicians The Best Native American Bands/Artists  

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Native american music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good native american music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top native american music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Native american music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all native american music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest native american music bands of all time, since the most famous native american music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best native american music music.

You can click on the native american music band names to see more information about that particular notable native american music group. If they're near the top of the best native american music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top native american music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the native american music band names themselves.

Artists include everything from Rita Coolidge to Tomahawk. Vote for the best artists to see them graduate to the top of the list. Downvote the artists you like the least, like R. Carlos Nakai or Jan Michael Looking Wolf. If you do like them, then vote them up.

All important, significant and iconic names in native american music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new native american music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of native american music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into native american music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good native american music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent native american music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best native american music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest native american music musician ever?"

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Redbone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Usti added Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Funk

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84 24
Robbie Robertson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
RobertHill added Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

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89 29
Indigenous is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
bojanthebest added Blues-rock, Rock music

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77 24
R. Carlos Nakai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Native American music

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59 20
A Tribe Called Red is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Kutseena added Hip Hop

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40 13
Buffy Sainte-Marie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
MWM added Rock music, Folk music, Electronic music

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belanaakim added Folk Rock Native

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49 22
Rita Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Soft rock

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42 20
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Angel320 added Native American music

10
36 20
Blackfire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
BertaBenally added Alternative rock, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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13 2
Blackfoot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
dan808 added Rock music, Heavy metal, Southern rock

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14 5
Brulé is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Lesley Hahn added Native American

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19 12
Buddy Red Bow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Michael Allen added

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19 12
Bill Miller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Michael Allen added

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18 11
Mickie James is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
MWM added Country

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15 9
Jana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Michael Allen added Pop music, Electronic music, Rhythm and blues

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8 2
Kashtin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
KimParker added Folk Rock Duo

Kashtin were a Canadian folk rock duo in the 1980s and 1990s, one of the most commercially successful and famous musical groups in First Nations history.

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13 8
XIT is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Michael Allen added

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10 5
Mariee Sioux is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
MWM added Psychedelic folk, Folk music

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15 11
Blackfire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
BertaBenally added

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5 1
Supaman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Mike Sellers added rap

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16 13
Robert Mirabal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Usti added

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11 8
Joanne Shenandoah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Michael Allen added

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19 17
Jan Michael Looking Wolf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
Native American music

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4 1
Kim Thayil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Native American Bands/Artists
dan808 added Grunge, Heavy metal, Alternative rock