Moses Brings Plenty is Oglala Lakota
born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; he
is fluent in the Lakota language, culture and traditions. He
is a gifted musician, actor, model and spokesperson. He
dedicates much of his time traveling throughout the United
States speaking on matters and issues that are close to his
heart. As a Lakota, Moses lives and nurtures his vision for
the future of tribal America.
As a gifted musician, he is a traditional drummer,
percussionist, and vocalist. He currently tours with the
musical group Brule'. He has also contributed his musical and
Lakota language spoken word talent to "Silent Star Night," a
powerful CD that features a unique combination of recognizable
holiday melodies accompanied by unmistakable Native American
rhythms and sounds, as well as numerous other CDs.
As an actor, he has worked in television, film and theatre.
Film credits include: Rez Bomb, Hidalgo, Pirates of the
Caribbean, The History Channel's Comanche Warrior, which was
filmed on the Wild Horse Sanctuary in the southern Black
Hills, and he also played the role of "Crazy Horse" on The
History Channel's investigating history documentary, Who
Killed Crazy Horse. Additionally, he participated in the BBC's
piece Custer's Last Stand. Moses' theatre accolades include
performances at The Rose Performing Arts Center, Creighton
University and the Nebraska Repertory Theatre.
Moses is an advocate for Indian elders and youth. He is
proactive, and a visionary, about what he as a person, and as
an artist, has to offer to the continuation and revitalization
of his culture and traditions by giving presentations on the
Lakota values of life. As a spiritual leader, he works toward
helping the people through traditional ceremony and prayer to
provide and build for the youth, a way of life that so many
who have come before him have sacrificed to create.