Leon Joseph Littlebird, Part 1


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Jun 16 2020 26 mins  

Leon Joseph Littlebird is an internationally renowned musician, recording artist and performer.  A third generation native of Colorado with ancestral roots in both Pioneer & Native American cultures his multi-instrumentalist style is called: “Native Colorado Music”. His deep sonorous singing voice and masterful Native Flute and guitar styles captivate audiences.

In this episode Anne Marie talks to Leon about his pioneer ancestors. The story begins with Leon's great grandfather, Charles Augustine Christian des Moineaux, born in France in the early nineteenth century. Charles makes his away to New Orleans, eventually he turns up with his family in Auroria  (now Denver) becoming one of the first early settlers in the Colorado Territory.

Resources:

Leon's website

Leon's Facebook

Leon's YouTube

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