James & Ernie

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James & Ernie
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James and Ernie in Kayenta, AZ 2012
Medium Stand-up, film, radio
Nationality American
Years active 2002–present
Genres Observational comedy
Subject(s) Reservation life
Notable works and roles James & Ernie-fied (2005)
Mile Post 398 (2007)
Members James Junes
Ernest "Ernie" David Tsosie III

James & Ernie are an American Navajo comedy duo consisting of James Junes and Ernest "Ernie" David Tsosie III.

Early life[edit]

James Junes grew up in the Kirtland, New Mexico area, and Ernie Tsosie, 45 as of April 2012, was born in Fort Defiance, Arizona.[1]


  1. James & Ernie-fied (DVD) (2005), live performance in Farmington, NM
  2. Mile Post 398 (2007), Feature film debut
  3. Turquoise Rose (2007)
  4. James & Ernie Comedy: Fun in the Sun (DVD) (2008)
  5. Blue Gap Boy'z (2008)
  6. Pete & Cleo (2010)


Year Award Recipient Category Film Result
2007 American Indian Film Festival Ernest "Ernie" David Tsosie III Best Supporting Actor Mile Post 398 Won

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Landry, Alysa. Navajo comedians James and Ernie celebrate 10 years, Daily Times, April 6, 2012. Retrieved on December 10, 2013.