|Born||in Porcupine, South Dakota, USA|
|Birth Name||Moses J. Brings Plenty|
|Height||6' 1" (1.85 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Moses J. Brings Plenty is Oglala Lakota born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; he is fluent in the Lakota language, culture and traditions. He is a gifted musician, actor, model and spokesperson. He dedicates much of his time traveling throughout the United States speaking on matters and issues that are close to his heart. As a Lakota, Moses lives and nurtures his vision for the future of tribal America.
As a gifted musician, he is a traditional drummer, percussionist, and vocalist. He currently tours with the award-winning musical group Brule'. He has also contributed his musical and Lakota language spoken word talent to "Silent Star Night," a powerful CD that features a unique combination of recognizable holiday melodies accompanied by unmistakable Native American rhythms and sounds, as well as numerous other CDs.
As an actor, he has worked in television, film and theatre. Film credits include: Rez Bomb, Hidalgo, Pirates of the Caribbean, The History Channel's Comanche Warrior, which was filmed on the Wild Horse Sanctuary in the southern Black Hills, and he also played the role of "Crazy Horse" on The History Channel's investigating history documentary, Who Killed Crazy Horse. Additionally, he participated in the BBC's piece Custer's Last Stand. Moses' theatre accolades include performances at The Rose Performing Arts Center, Creighton University and the Nebraska Repertory Theatre.
Moses is an advocate for Indian elders and youth. He is proactive, and a visionary, about what he as a person, and as an artist, has to offer to the continuation and revitalization of his culture and traditions by giving presentations on the Lakota values of life. As a spiritual leader, he works toward helping the people through traditional ceremony and prayer to provide and build for the youth, a way of life that so many who have come before him have sacrificed to create.
When Moses isn't on tour with Brule', he spends his between Los Angeles and South Dakota.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Michelle R. Shining Elk