Buffy Sainte-Marie

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Buffy Sainte-Marie

This month, AIROS.org will feature a podcast interview with Buffy Sainte-Marie. Buffy is an icon with Native media and music. In 1975, Buffy joined the cast of the PBS children's show Sesame Street and appeared on the show for five years.

Buffy's first musical release was in 1964 and since then, she has been recognized for her music and many accomplishments.

Buffy recieved a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Up Where We Belong. During our interview with Buffy, AIROS talked with her about her career and her great accomplishments. Since graduating from college, Buffy has done positive things for Native people through her music. Listen to the interview on the AIROS.org website. Be sure to check out the AIROS live stream for even more great Native American artists.

Some of our Favorite Buffy Songs:

"Piney Wood Hills" (I'm Going To Be a Country Girl Again)

"It's My Way" (It's My Way)

"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" (Up Where We Belong)

"Up Where We Belong" (Up Where We Belong)

"No No Keshagesh" (Running For The Drum)

 
 

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