As a motivational speaker and youth mentor, Brian Frejo promotes creativity, expression, and strength in identity through art and music. Frejo will lead SWAIA’s youth workshops with a focus on hip hop and Native American traditional music.
Motivational speaker, cultural activist, performer, and musician Brian Frejo (Pawnee/Seminole) joins SWAIA’s inaugural Native American Youth Performing Arts Workshop as a youth mentor and teacher. Frejo, a member of the Grammy nominated drum group Young Bird, will lead workshops throughout the weekend that focus on Native American traditional and hip hop music.
As a motivational speaker and youth mentor, Frejo promotes creativity, expression, and strength in identity through art and music. He is the founder of Created 4 Greatness which originated in the southern plains of Oklahoma with a vision and message of healthy lifestyles, drug and alcohol free wellness, spirituality, culture and language preservation, artistic and musical expression, leadership, teamwork, and goal setting. The organization has provided invaluable educational services and entertainment to more than 200 reservations and urban Indian communities. Frejo’s powerful programs have positively affected the lives of thousands of youth throughout the United States and Canada.
The workshop weekend will conclude with a performance on November 17, 2013 in Santa Fe, NM.