Little Big Mountain

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Little Big Mountain

Little Big Mountain is a fourth generation dancer, singer and educator on Native culture.  His father, Iron Horse Big Mountain,  was Comanche from Anadarko, Oklahoma and his mother, Wildflower Big Mountain  is Mohawk from Kahnawake, Canada.   Little’s reservation is the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory in Canada, Southwest of Montreal.  Little is the youngest of 6 children, 1 girl and 5 boys.  His Indian name is Oskwanontona Big Mountain.

Little has been performing and competing on the Pow Wow Trail and educating on Native culture all over the United States for over 40 years.  He started as a child with his family.  The Big Mountain family’s performances started back in the mid 1800’s with Little’s great grandfather performing with  the 101 Ranch Buffalo Bill Show in Ponca City, Oklahoma, and has continued through the generations to today’s performances which include, Disney World and affiliates, Universal Studios, the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Rank Leisure Dinner Shows, Native festivals, history fairs, Pow-Wow’s, schools from kindergarten classes to colleges, just to name a few. 

Little’s experience and pride shows  in his work, whether performing for thousands of people or for a small classroom of children.  The audience will leave the show having seen the beauty of Native America and with a new understanding of Native culture. 
"Catch a Native Experience" !! 

 

Schools/Universities:

 

Auburn University - Auburn, AL

USF- St. Petersburg, FL
Central Florida Community College-FL
Ekard University-FL
TN, KY, NY, FL, GA

 

Pow-Wows/Native Cultural Events:

 

Stone Mountain Pow Wow - Stone Mountain, GA

Ossahatchee Pow Wow - Hamilton, GA

Ocmulgee Native American Festival - Macon, GA

Auburndale – Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow – Auburndale, FL

Ormond Beach Pow Wow – Ormond Beach, FL

DNA Pow Wow – Ekard College, FL

DNA Pow Wow - Seminole Hard Rock, Tampa, FL
DNA Pow Wow - Seminole Hard Rock, Hollywood, FL
 

Indian Summer Festival - Milwaukee, WI
Miccosukee Tribal Fair - Miccosukee Reservation, FL
Mt. Juliet Powwow - Mt. Juliet, TN
Mohegan Community Days - Uncasville, CT
South Daytona Earth Day Festival - South Daytona, FL
St. Augustine Powwow and Festival - St. Augustine, FL
Museum of Arts and Science-Macon, GA
Abraham Baldwin Agricultral College Historical Village-Tifton, GA
 

Fairs/Festivals:


South Florida Fair - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cumming Fair – Cumming, GA

Stone Mountain History Fair - Stone Mountain, GA

Conyers Wildlife Festival - Conyers, GA (Horse Park)

Williamson County Fair - Franklin, TN
Fort Gordon Military Base Native Awareness Day-GA
 


Special Events:

 

St. Petersburg International Folk Festival - St. Petersburg, FL

New Orleans Jazz Festival

Booth Western Cowboy Museum Symposium - Cartersville, GA

Nasa Flight Center Pow Wow – FL

 

 

Art Festivals:

 

Sarasota Fine Arts Festival- Sarasota, FL

Native Art Festival - Atlanta Trade Center, GA

 

Theme Parks:

 

Carson City, Route 32 - Catskill, NY

Six Gun Territory - Silver Springs, FL

Ghost Town In The Sky - Maggie Valley, NC

Pioneer Village - Paris, TN

Kentuck Territory - Benton, KY

Wild West Town – Lake George, NY

Dollywood – Pigeon Forge, TN

Silver Dollar City – Branson, MO

Florida Land - Osprey, FL 

Frontier Town-Ocean City, MD
 

Camps:

 

Camp Mosaiac/Emory University - Atlanta, GA

Camp La No Che - Paisley, FL

Camp Wewah

Wallaby Ranch FL - Cub Scout Campout 

 

Reenactments:

 

Battle of Okechobee

Dade Battle

Westville Creek Indian Battle 1836
Big Cypress Shoot Out-Billy Swamp Saffari, FL
British Night Watch St. Augustine, FL
Spanish Nigh Watch St. Augustine, FL

Fort King George Battle-GA
 

Appearances:

History Channel – Andrew Jackson Seminole Indian Wars – Conqueror Series

Okefenokee Joe – Party in Wahoo Swamp (video)

Appeared on PBS in various Native roles

Boca Raton

Peace Mound Park – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Fort Mose - St. Augustine, FL


Danced on stage with John Anderson during the song “Seminole Wind” on several occasions.