Sonny Nevaquaya

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Sonny Nevaquaya is a Comanche flute player and maker from Oklahoma. He began his professional career in 1993 when he recorded an album entitled Spirit of the Flute. His second album, Viva Kokopelli was released in 1996. He has also released an album in honor of his father, Doc Tate Nevaquaya - Legend and Legacy. Nevaquaya currently lives in Florida.


  • Songkeepers (1999, 48 min.). Directed by Bob Hercules and Bob Jackson. Produced by Dan King. Lake Forest, Illinois: America's Flute Productions. Five distinguished traditional flute artists - Tom Mauchahty-Ware, Sonny Nevaquaya, R. Carlos Nakai, Hawk Littlejohn, Kevin Locke – talk about their instrument and their songs and the role of the flute and its music in their tribes.[1]


  1. ^ Joyce-Grendahl, Kathleen. "Songkeepers: A Video Review". Suffolk: International Native American Flute Association. Archived from the original on 2010-08-13. Retrieved 2010-08-13. And: National Museum of the American Indian. Archived September 1, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.