Teaching Artist

Wicahpi Olowan Music Program

Tiana Spotted Thunder is a Lakota recording artist from Oglala, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She is a vocalist of many genres, but specializes in singing traditional Lakota and indigenous music. She travels throughout North America to powwows as a backup singer for drum groups as well as performs solo for various audiences. Her vocal range reveals the pride of her identity as a Lakota woman. Tiana is a Teaching Artist at the Wicahpi Olowan Music Program.