Scott Sixkiller Sinquah represents the Gila River Pima, Hopi/Tewa, Cherokee & Choctaw Nations. Scott was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and has been dancing since the age of two. Not only is Scott a Fancy Dancer, but he is also a two-time World Champion Hoop Dancer. Winning the titles in 2020 and 2023. By age 29, Scott traveled throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, where he had the honor to share his culture, dances, and songs at music festivals, powwows, educational associations, museums, and art festivals.
Scotts swift dance moves and showmanship have led him to perform on stage with talented musicians at some of the most energetic and lively shows. Like the New York's Grassroots Music Festival, Montreal's National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration, and New Orleans Jazz Festival.
Scott looks forward to carrying on the tradition with his young son, Sonny. And to engrave the importance of celebrating who we are as Indigenous peoples. While Scott enjoys traveling, performing, and sharing his dance and culture, his main message to the world is that Indigenous music, dance, and culture is alive, vibrant, and strong!
Sampson Sixkiller Sinquah represents the Gila River Peoples as- well-as the Hopi, Tewa, Choctaw, and Cherokee Nations. Sampson was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona alongside his younger brother and spent his childhood attending various celebrations known as Powwows. Sampson started to dance by the time he could walk and has continued to perfect his choice of dance. Dancing has allowed Sampson to travel across the United States, Canada, Europe and the United Kingdom; where he can proudly share his Indigenous culture through traditional songs, dances, and storytelling.
Not only does Sampson dance the Fancy War, Prairie Chicken, and Hoop dance styles, but he is also a traditional singer and a member of the Wild Medicine drum group. Sampson is proud to hold the 2022 World Champion Hoop Dance Title presented by the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona at the annual World Championship Hoop Dance competition.
Moontee Sinquah is from the Hopi, Tewa, and Choctaw Nations and grew up on the Hopi reservation in the Village of Shugopavi in Northern Arizona. Moontee is deeply rooted in the Hopi culture and tradition. In the Hopi way, clans are passed down from one's mother, making Moontee a part of the Water Clan. As part of the Hopi way of life, ceremonial dances occur throughout the year for rain and peace. During this time in Moontee's young life, music became an essential part of him. It is apparent Moontee holds and carries these Hopi teachings in his life and his love of music. You will notice traditional and contemporary singing styles in his thunderous and melodic voice.
In addition to music, Moontee is a four-time World Hoop Dance Campion—a title he holds humbly and, with it, educates and entertains as much as possible worldwide. The Hoop Dance contest is held annually at the Internationally-renowned Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. Not only is Moontee a champion Hoop Dancer, but he is also a champion Grass Dancer. Moontee has performed throughout Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, and Denmark – Roskilde Festival); Malaysia; all across Canada (from the Vancouver Folk Festival to the Sky Dome in Toronto); and the United States (1998 Olympics, Atlanta & 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah to the Grass Roots Festival, Trumansburg, New York (1997-2022).
Along with being a gifted and talented traditional singer, flutist, dancer, and artist, Moontee is also a great musician and music producer. Moontee has co-written songs with artists such as Keith Secola (USA), Derek Miller (CANADA), and Tara Nevins (Donna the Buffalo). Moontee has performed on-stage with Buffy Sainte Marie, Bonnie Raitt, and many others and is an integral member of The Wild Band of Indians (Keith Secola, 1992-2000).