TATANKA Means

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Red Nation Film Festival 
Once Upon a River


‚ÄčENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

National Indian Gaming Association


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
American Indian Film Festival 
Tiger Eyes

BEST MALE ACTOR 
Dream Speakers Film Festival 
Derby Kings

BEST ACTOR 
Nevada International Film Festival 
Derby Kings 

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Red Nation Film Festival 
Tiger Eyes

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A SERIES
Red Nation Film Festival
Saints & Strangers

BEST COMEDIAN 
Best of the City 
Albuquerque The Magazine 

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 
American Indian Business Leaders

Awards 

Tatanka Means is an award-winning actor, motivational speaker and stand-up comedian from Chinle, Arizona. He represents the Navajo, Lakota, Dakota and Omaha Nations. His most recent film is "Killers of The Flower Moon" directed by the legendary Martin Scorsese and is set to be released in the Fall of 2022.


Tatanka performs stand-up comedy throughout Indian Country spreading laughter and messages of inspiration to all ages.
  Means has also developed his own screen printing company, Tatanka Clothing. The company creates apparel to uplift and inspire cultural empowerment.


Tatanka was recently named "Entertainer of The Year" by the National Indian Gaming Association. Tatanka is proud to be an alcohol & drug-free sober performer.

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