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Johnny Whitehorse wins Native Grammy award



Johnny Whitehorse Johnny Whitehorse won the Best Native American Music Album at the 50th annual Grammy awards on Sunday.

Whitehorse, a creation and character of Taos Pueblo artist Robert Mirabal, won for "Totemic Flute Chants." The album features 12 songs in honor of animals and the earth.

Other nominees in the category were Walter Ahhaitty & Friends, the Black Lodge drum group, Davis Mitchell and R.. Carlos Nakai, Cliff Sarde & William Eaton.

In a related category, "Treasures Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar," by various artists, took home the award for Best Hawaiian Music Album.

The awards ceremony took place in Los Angeles, California. For a full list of winners, visit http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/50th_show.

Relevant Links:
Johnny Whitehorse - http://www.johnnywhitehorse.com
Johnny Whitehorse, myspace - http://www.myspace.com/jwhitehorse
Silverwave Records - http://www.silverwave.com/index.shtml