‘Aaaaaye!’ Six Hilarious Videos of Tatanka Means’ Standup Comedy

Photo by Matika Wilbur

Native Humor! Who doesn't enjoy a good laugh?

Tatanka Means has been getting attention for his acting lately, particularly his performances in Tiger Eyesand Banshee. But Means is, and long has been, a touring standup comedian, well known for his performances throughout the Southwest and at casinos and reservations further afield. In 2013, he was named Albuquerque’s best comedian by Albuquerque the Magazine.

Here’s a taste of his comedy:


Going to a Shoni Schimmel Game

Racism of the New Mexico State Fair

Native President


The Bitter Albuquerque Winter and Indian Cage Dancers