Matoaka Little Eagle
Matoaka Little Eagle (Grandma Jingle Dress) – Tewa, Apache, Chickahominy. First time actor with Lyric Theater. Long time Native singer, dancer, storyteller, educator. Acting: Winnetou’s Snake Oil Show from Wigwam City with SpiderWoman Ensemble. Short film: Indian Camp – Brian Edgar; Documentary film: Mystic Voices: The Story of the Pequot Wars – Guy Perrotta. Performance venues include: Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Juilliard School of Music, the National Museum of the American Indian, plus many other prestigious venues, schools, and colleges. She has toured in the U.S., Canada, Austria, the Netherlands, and Germany. Collaborations include: John Cage, The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, Pura Fe, Pete Seeger, David Amram, and Native jazz vocals with Gus Mancini and the Sonic Soul Band. She resides in New Paltz, New York.