Tatanka Means is an award-winning comedian and one of the youngest Native American COMEDIANS performing today. He has been sharing his comedy and motivational messages all over Indian Country. He represents the Oglala Lakotah, Omaha and Navajo Nations from Chinle Arizona.
Tatanka has been performing stand-up comedy internationally throughout the U.S. and Canada. You can also catch him touring with the HILARIOUS group of Native American Comedians, 49 Laughs Comedy. Tatanka currently continues to tour INDIAN COUNTRY spreading LAUGHTER and messages of MOTIVATION to all ages with his engagingly clean comedy entertaining audiences everywhere from CASINOS and schools, conferences and COLLEGES to prisons and rehab centers. Means was recently recognized and awarded for his comedy by being voted and awarded BEST COMEDIAN by Albuquerque The Magazine in their Best of the City issue.
Tatanka is also an award-winning ACTOR
and can be seen this year starring in the newly released films, A Million Ways to Die in The West with director Seth MacFarlane, The Host and Tiger Eyes based on the best-selling novel by author Judy Blume.
Means has also developed and launched his own screen printing company, Tatanka Clothing
. Apparel designed and created to UPLIFT and INSPIRE cultural awareness.
Tatanka’s AMBITION and PERSEVERANCE has taken him from his home on the reservation to traveling across the country. He has become a much-needed role model for all American Indian First Nations youth. He is PROUD to be a alcohol & DRUG-FREE SOBER PERFORMER.