Bloodlines: Tales of Indigenous Women

Marla Nauni

November 28, 2022 Jeane Burgess Season 1 Episode 8
Bloodlines: Tales of Indigenous Women
Marla Nauni
Show Notes


(Seneca, Comanche, and Huron Band of Potawatomi Nations)

Ms. Marla Nauni obtained her Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA) and Master's in Human Relations (MHR), from the University of Oklahoma.  In April 2022, she released her 3rd Album titled "Nauni Legacy."

Ms. Nauni's latest Film accomplishments include performing in Apple's "Killers of the Flower Moon" (Film), Bartlesville, OK, which was filmed throughout Osage county, Oklahoma.  "Prey" (Film) in Comanche/English Vocals and Lyrics.

Ms. Nauni also starred in OETA's Big Productions documentary, “Back in Time: Osage Murders - The Reign of Terror” (Film), where she played the Lead Role of "Anna Brown", an Osage headright owner who mysteriously disappears in the 1920's. This documentary explored the systematic murders of the Osage from 1910 to 1930 in an organized effort to rob them of their oil and money. This documentary won an Emmy, July 2022.

Ms. Nauni's latest TV accomplishments include performing

"Yellowstone," "Walker" (TV) and 

Paramount+ “1883” (TV), "Tulsa King" (TV), and Disney/FX "Reservation Dogs" (TV), Tulsa, OK. She also performed in Paramount’s “Yellowstone” (TV), and performing the English/Comanche Vocals for AMC’s “The Son” (TV), in Los Angeles, CA. In the summers, she performs the Comanche blessing song in the “TEXAS” Outdoor Musical, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, TX.

Ms. Nauni's talents cross boundaries of theatre, music, singing, language, history and culture. She has been involved in researching 1860’s Comanche regalia; assisting with Comanche language translation and spent hours assembling wardrobe to complete actors’ clothing for a film project, “Thistle Creek”. She is set to assist in its final sound track at The Juilliard School in New York City. “Thistle Creek” (Film) premiered in Fort Worth, Texas on December 5, 2020. "Thistle Creek" won "Best Original Score," First Run Film Festival, New York City, NY. 

Ms. Nauni is an accomplished Recording Artist, Model, and Actress.