Rising from the grassroots of North America, Keith Secola is a songwriter of the people. Critics refer to him as the Native versions of both Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. "NDN Kars" (Indian Cars), his most popular song is considered the contemporary Native American anthem, achieving legendary status. It has been the most requested song on Native Radio in the US and Canada for over twenty years. Today, Keith Secola is hailed as the "Godfather of Native Americana" and is one of the most influential artist's in Native music. Throughout his career Keith Secola has won numerous awards and nominations in various categories. He joined Jimmy Hendrix, Hank Williams, Crystal Gayle, Richie Valens and many others in 2011 when he was inducted into the Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame.