TITLE

An Unusual Miss Navajo

AUTHOR(S)
BANKS, LEO W.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
High Country News;3/7/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles singer Radmilla Cody who fights for change related to imprisonment, abuse, and racism in Navajo, Arizona. She started singing at the age of 7, deciding to make a career as influenced by her musician uncle Herman during the Junior high school years. Cody won the Miss Navajo title, which helped her singing career due to the exposure to the Navajo people and to other nations. She features the country's national anthem as part of her tracks in "Within the Four Directions" album.
ACCESSION #
59573000

 

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