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Nahko and Medicine for the People

Nahko (Nahkohe Parayno), a sixth generation Apache/Mohawk with a Puerto Rican/Indian mother and a Filipino father, grew up with the family that adopted him in an Oregon suburb, and suffered some early childhood identity problems until he began to ground himself in music, taking up the piano at age six, and in his teens he gave piano lessons and directed musical productions for local schools. His talents landed him a seasonal production position in Denali, Alaska, and there, with the wilderness around him, he began to put all the musical, cultural, and philosophical pieces of his personal creative vision together. Seeing music as international, multi-generational, and multicultural, and as a redemptive and healing force, he joined with his backing group, Medicine for the People, anchored by horn player and Berklee School of Music graduate Max Ribner and percussionist Hope Medford. Together they began making what has been called "thump-hop," a percussion-heavy, rainbow-envisioned mix of styles and approaches that is at times as much spoken word as anything else, a sort of 21st century medicine show for the mind and soul. A debut album, Dark as Night, appeared in 2013, and debuted at number six on the Billboard Heatseekers album chart. Hoka, the group's sophomore studio album, arrived in 2016 via Side One Dummy. ~ Steve Leggett
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Selected Discography

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Track List: On The Verge

1. Mitakuye Oyasin

2. Father Mountain

3. Vultures Of Culture

4. Ocean As Well

5. Simplicity

6. Dinner Party

7. Mr. Washington

8. Ghosts Embodied

9. Pueo

10. Manifesto

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Track List: Dark As Night

1. Aloha Ke Akua

2. Manifesto II

3. Risk It

4. Warrior People

5. So Thankful

6. Budding Trees

7. Nyepi

8. 7 Feathers

9. Black As Night

10. On The Verge

11. My Country

12. I Mua

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Track List: HOKA

1. Hoka

2. Directions (Feat. Joseph)

3. It Is Written

4. All Can Be Done

5. San Quentin

6. We Shall Overcome

7. Two Wolves

8. Great Spirit

9. We Are On Time

10. Love Letters To God

11. Heart Forward

12. Tus Pies (Your Feet)

13. Backbone

14. Ku Kia'i Mauna (Feat. Hawane & Pua Case)

15. Build A Bridge

16. Make A Change (Feat. Zella Day)

17. Give A Little, Get A Little

18. Runner

19. The Wolves Have Returned (Feat. Trevor Hall, Xavier Rudd, Leah Song & Joseph)

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Track List: Tus Pies (Your Feet) (Single)

1. Tus Pies (Your Feet)

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He's has opened my soul again!! Bless you Nahko! Xoxo ��
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Seen Nahko Bear �� at Waka ��☄️��������
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lsciligo
Saw them LIVE at the Wilma in Missoula, Montana on October 7th. That wonderful and moving experience lives within me yet today! I am so grateful for Nahko and Medicine for the People! They have opened my heart and my eyes and refreshed my soul!
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richardnieve s 7
Truly transcendent a l . Inspirationa l . Beyond talented. A man for current times. Give it a listen. It will change your life.
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This man has helped me so much. He has helped me to have faith again. To live my life for me and do to what makes me truly happy. That I am worth having a decent and happy life. Been listening to him for about 4 years now and it's just beautiful what his message is and it's enlightening . He has touched my soul, and made it so I can see my true self again.
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How in the HELL can anybody miss this obvious talent?
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Nahko is truly amazing.
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woodaid
I saw them at the Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MA this past summer. NOBODY else compares to his multi faceted talented spectacular soulful spiritual peaceful music. Period. Fan for life
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wynnem
Nahko is a new wonder of the world! Pay attention. He's leading, teaching and all in amazingly beautiful music. Number one favorite musical artist in our household of two teens and two 50 year olds. Transcendent ! We saw him at Shangri-La last weekend. He is an amazing and generous performer - mad talent and boundless energy. Love.
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wynnem
Nahko's truly brilliant writing, fusion of sounds and styles and his powerful message is the medicine we need right now. He's blowin' up because he is a spreading truth and love in such beautiful, dynamic music. Saw him perform last weekend at Shangri-La. He tore it up like he always does, but bigger and better than ever. Love this dude.
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Nahko is a genius
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boutthesouth
Regarding the "so what ?" comment left on this board @ Nahko...Is he serious?!?
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So what
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Wow... i was introduced to nahko one night as i was having my first experience with the pleiadian lights. My life has changed ever since. And i owe nahko and his group a big THANK YOU for your love and inspiration! This has guided me to my spiritual awakening and i will forever be grateful! Besides, Nahko is so easy to look at!���������
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I got to see you at the Britt in Oregon, and have been in love ever since. I feel like I'm star-crossed and on a new journey. :)
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I absolutely love Nahko and MFTP �� I've been a fan since 2013 and couldn't imagine what my life would be like without their music. Their messages are powerful and represent human values, a true awakening for my soul. Love you guys, thank you!
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You have touched my mind & soul! Thank u
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jovannakelle r
My son turned me on to you. So thankful for this! You get it and give. Peace.
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I saw Nahko & mftp for the first time this past weekend at Electric Forest. Their set stole my heart & I have been listening to them nonstop since returning to the real world. Their music is life-saving.
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Musical medicine, this band has completely changed my life. I needed something to hope for. I needed the guidance to discover the person I truly am inside. You are a miracle made of particles. You can make a change.
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manderson364
LOVE IT!!!!!!
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You have a breath taking ☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️��
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Nahko, me and my buddy are coming to see you at sweet water 420 and if you got the time Id like to talk to you.
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Forget about the negative bullshit ...move toward the positive ! Peace
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BEST BAND IN THE WORLD! IM A LOVER OF ALL MUSIC SO THIS IS THE KEY TO THE UNIVERSAL SOUND PROVIDED BY THE PURENESS OF HUMANITY
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I'm so looking forward to experiencing this Spiritual Holy Calling Worldwide. Been following you since God connected me w your music on youtube. 5-6 years ago. Finally Hopefully will get to see you May 2016. Got tickets. Aloha Ke Akua ♡ Mahalo A'Wado Ah'o Chi-Miigwetc h Amen Freedom Diana
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It all starts to make sense
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Nako you always put me in such a wonderful mood. Your songs are strength. I love sharing the sounds of your music. <3 Much love, come back to Oregon again soon!
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sallie114
Hadn't heard of this band til they took the stage in SLC, UT last night. Best concert I have ever seen, new favorite band and am wondering on the verge of my 51st birthday if it's too late to become a groupie. Magical, fun, amazing. I have never seen SLC go as wild with energy as the this band made them.
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Spirit #1
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I love Nahko's sound! The whole thing is like ska mixed with reggae mixed with indie and alternative rock. I just love it! Plus, his music always tells a story, which is nice to hear nowadays.
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rainbow-envi s i o n e d mix of styles and approaches that is at times as much spoken word as anything else, a sort of 21st century medicine show for the mind and soul. It's amazing!! Nahko Rules
Nahko is Rainbow Magic!
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Love you Nahko can't wait til your back in Colorado at red rocks
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Best music to feel good dance and jam to! Definitely medicine for the soul <3
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Hands down my favorite group of artists in my whole life. So thankful everyday from the introduction to this beautiful sound and message!
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angelia8
This music has been the best medicine for me. Thank you all for creating a movement so special and inspiring.
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good to see there isnt a single bad comment about nahko
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I will be forever thankful for being introduced to Nahko. You make my stressful days bearable :) Simply the best.
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crowestudio
Love Love Love to Nahko and all Rainbow Warriors.
“We didn’t come to earth to get anything. We came to awaken our full potential and infuse this dimension with divine light.”
Follow The Dream. xox
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A light for the day and night to balance what lives inside my addiction to your medicine has caused the heart to spin and loving world wind always there until the very end love love love you!!! ❤☀⚡✨��������
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nahko every time on your station when its not you singing i skip the songs you are so awsome your the best
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you are the best singer in the whole world keep spreading your music
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ledgirlj
I am so glad to find this music.... it is true beauty and truth .... gave me goose bumps the first time I listened to Warrior people!!!! much love & light XoXoXoXo
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Keep spreading the love and the light.
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Either Pandora has no creativity or there's no one like Nahko Bear.
Hammock + snow cones + Nahko = the best music experience
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great!
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Keep doing what your doing and people all over the world will hear the messege your projecting. The world smiles every time people realize that happiness is love and love is the meaning of life.
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Time to change the world with a spiritual revolution. Spread the knowledge and truth we all possess.
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revolution_o f _ t h e _ m i n d
Nahko's music is life changing. I encourage anyone just discovering it to shut out any distractions , binge on it, and really absorb the message. Let it fill you and inspire you. Then go find him and see him live ;) Welcome to the Medicine Tribe!
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Thanks for bring me back to myself, I almost forgot who i was. I realized i really really missed me.
Sincerely,
A person unknowingly in need medicine
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