Songs from the Pipa Aha Macav, the People of the River
The Rez Life Bird Singers are enrolled members of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe who's reservation spans the states of California, Arizona, and Nevada in the heart of the Mojave desert. Lead singer, Johnny Ray Hemmers, is sitting member of the Fort Mojave Tribal Council and an instructor at the Pipa Aha Macav Culture Center on the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation. Rez Life Birdsingers share traditional songs & dances to preserve the rich history & tradition of the Fort Mojave Tribal people.
Wednesday 330 Alaska/730 Eastern
Rez Life Bird Singers
Johnny Hemmers, Lead Singer & Council Member on the Fort Mojave Indian Tribal Council
Tyrone Thomas Sr., Singer, enrolled member of FMIT
Meleke Hemmers, Singer, enrolled member of FMIT
Michael Burns Jr., Singer, enrolled member of FMIT
Luke Mills, Singer, enrolled member of FMIT
Fort Mojave Indian Tribe Tribal Royalty
Tenneil Lockwood, Miss Fort Mojave 2021-2022
Gloriana Collier, Jr. Miss Fort Mojave 2021-2022
Tabytha Ameelyehnah, Little Miss Fort Mojave 2021-2022
Anne Marie Garcia, Little Miss Fort Mojave 1st Attendant
Gabriela Rockefellar, Little Miss Fort Mojave 2nd Attendant
The performance took place at the Pipa Aha Macav Cultural Center on the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation November 17, 2021.