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Tatanka Means

Tatanka Means

Keynote Speaker: Native American Actor & Stand-Up Comedian

Tatanka Means Biography

Tatanka Means is an award-winning actor and stand-up comedian from Chinle, Arizona. He represents the Navajo, Omaha, Ihanktonwan Nations and is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

His most recent work includes FX’s critically acclaimed series “Reservation Dogs” Directed by Tazbah Chavez, Marvel’s Disney+ show “Echo” directed by Sydney Freeland, and stars in the highly anticipated Martin Scorsese Western crime drama film Killers of the Flower Moon, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons and Robert De Niro. It is based on the true story of a series of murders of the Osage people that took place in the early 1920s, which in turn led to the creation of the FBI. Means plays John Wren, one of the first Native American FBI agents. Means is currently filming Kevin Costner’s Western epic Horizon.

Aside from acting, Means performs stand-up comedy throughout Indian Country spreading laughter and speaking to Native youth across on reservations about healthy living and sobriety wellness.

He currently resides in New Mexico with his wife and children. Means is the son of Gloria Grant and American Indian activist & actor, Russell Means.

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Tatanka Means Speaking Topics

American Indians and Hollywood in the 21st Century

Means looks at Indians in film in the 21st Century and their role in Hollywood, then discusses stereotypes of the modern Indian.

Youth Empowerment

Believing in yourself, you are enough and nothing is impossible.

Native Americans: Past, Present, and Future

From our creation as a people to fighting for our lives, we exist in a pop culture with the last of our elders. Means explores a reality of living in two worlds while preserving life and culture.

Tatanka Means Videos

Tatanka Means National JOM Conference "Mom"
Awesome comedy from Tatanka Means will put a smile on your face
Tatanka Means at the World Premiere of NatGeo's Saints & Strangers

How to book Tatanka Means?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Tatanka Means for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Tatanka Means, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Tatanka Means or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Tatanka Means?

Booking fees for Tatanka Means, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tatanka Means, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Tatanka Means?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tatanka Means for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tatanka Means for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tatanka Means or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tatanka Means or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Tatanka Means is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Entertainers, Native American Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Tatanka Means for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Tatanka Means can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Billy Mills, Gyasi Ross and Winona LaDuke. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tatanka Means for an upcoming event.

Tatanka Means Speaking Topics

  • American Indians and Hollywood in the 21st Century

    Means looks at Indians in film in the 21st Century and their role in Hollywood, then discusses stereotypes of the modern Indian.

  • Youth Empowerment

    Believing in yourself, you are enough and nothing is impossible.

  • Native Americans: Past, Present, and Future

    From our creation as a people to fighting for our lives, we exist in a pop culture with the last of our elders. Means explores a reality of living in two worlds while preserving life and culture.

Tatanka Means Videos

Tatanka Means National JOM Conference "Mom"
Awesome comedy from Tatanka Means will put a smile on your face
Tatanka Means at the World Premiere of NatGeo's Saints & Strangers
Actor Tatanka Means
Tatanka Means Wild Horse Pass Casino "Aaayyyyeeee"

Tatanka Means Reviews

  • I was very pleased with our work with you and will certainly recommend your agency to others.
    National Center for Families Learning - Oct 21 2016

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How to book Tatanka Means?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Tatanka Means for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Tatanka Means, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Tatanka Means or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Tatanka Means?

Booking fees for Tatanka Means, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tatanka Means, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Tatanka Means?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tatanka Means for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tatanka Means for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tatanka Means or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tatanka Means or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Tatanka Means is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Entertainers, Native American Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Tatanka Means for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Tatanka Means can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Billy Mills, Gyasi Ross and Winona LaDuke. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tatanka Means for an upcoming event.

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