Howard Lyons Awards

  • 2004 Nominee Best Pop Recording, Indian Summer Music Awards, Milwaukee. WI.
  • 2003 State of New Hampshire Governors Award Nominee "Excellence in Arts in Education"
  • 2003 New Hampshire Council on the Arts Touring Roster
  • 2003 US National Tour Iroquois Educational and Music Tour
  • 2002 Native American Music Awards Nominee
    Record of the Year (Spirit Walk)
    Songwriter of the year (Spirit Walk)
  • 2002 Native American Educational and Music Tour
    14 month tour covering 1000 school across the U.S. (4 times!)
    12-14 presentations a week, 4 schools daily
  • 2001 GRAMMY Awards Entry
    Best New Artist (Spirit Walk)
    Best Native American Recording (Spirit Walk)
  • 2001 Native American Music Awards Nominee
    Best Folk Recording (Hopes & Dreams)
  • 2001 New England Congress on the Arts Showcase Artist
  • N.H. Council on Arts Traditional Touring Artist
  • New York State Foundation on the Arts
    Best Composer /Singer (Hopes & Dreams)
  • Central New York State Council on the Arts
    Best Composer Singer (Hopes & Dreams)
  • Native American Wind Hollow Foundation
    Best Composer / Singer (Hopes & Dreams)
As a Cultural Educator & Lecturer:
Howard Lyons brings to life his Native Culture and creatively presents accurate historical and current day facts to dispel stereotypical ideas and images which have been ingrained in American minds through the misinformation and inaccurate portrayal of Native culture by Hollywood, news media and poorly written texts in our educational system. Howard's presentations and lectures are highly rated by educators, parents, religious leaders and various news media where ever he goes.

International and National Touring Artist:
Howard Lyons has put forth such amazing energy and resources which have kept him touring months at a time for the past five years. From January 2002 to May 2003, Lyons has performed at 930 schools, numerous, libraries, music festivals, concerts on stages large and small.