Native Sounds: Gary Farmer
Gary Farmer is of the Cayuga nation and Wolf Clan of the Haudenosaunee/Iroquois Confederacy. He co-starred in the Native films "Pow-wow Highway" and "Smoke Signals". He also co-starred with Johnny Depp in the independent film "Dead Man". Gary is also musically-inclined and formed a blues band called "Gary Farmer and the TroubleMakers".
Gary and his band were in Lincoln, NE for a performance and he stopped by the offices of NAPT to talk with Brendan McCauley (Project Coordinator). They talk about how the blues influenced Gary musically, his acting career and his experience in Native media.
For more information about Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers log-on to their myspace page. AIROS top 5 picks from Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers.