Tatanka Means is an award-winning actor and stand-up comedian from Chinle, Arizona. Means represents the Navajo, Oglala Lakota and Omaha Nations, and is one of the busiest touring Native American comedians performing today, sharing his hilarious stand-up comedy and motivational messages all over Indian Country. He has been performing stand-up comedy throughout the U.S. and Canada, entertaining audiences everywhere from casinos and schools, conferences and colleges to prisons and rehab centers.
Means was recognized and awarded for his comedy by being voted Best Comedian by Albuquerque The Magazine. This past year the National Indian Gaming Association honoured Tatanka by awarding him the 2018 Entertainer of The Year.
Tatanka’s ambition and perseverance have taken him from his home on the reservation to traveling across the country. He is proud to be an alcohol and drug-free sober performer.