Jana Mashonee is Lumbee and Tuscarora. She's been singing since high school and it was her choir teacher who encouraged her to enter singing competitions. She also was the lead singer in a local band and was able to sign a record contract. Later She was told that her singing talent could be turned into a professional career.
Since then Jana has accomplished many things and continues to develop her talents. Tobias Grant (Omaha, Dakota, Navajo, and Cherokee) production assistant recently had a conversation with Jana. She speaks of how she began her singing career, her music and her new book titled “American Indian Story, The Adventures of Sha’Kona”. Included in this blog are the top 5 songs from Jana.
"Winter Wonderland" (American Indian Christmas)