Jana Mashonee

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Jana Mashonee

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.

"Solid Ground" (New Moon Born)

"The Enlightened Time" (American Indian Story)

"Stairway to Heaven" (Single Cover Song)

"Winter Wonderland" (American Indian Christmas)

"A Change is Gonna Come" (New Moon Born)

 
 

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Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis