James & Ernie
James and Ernie were voted “Comedians of the Year” at the 2009 North American Indigenous Image Awards, an award that includes both the USA and Canadian talent. They have played and hosted two of Native America’s most popular entertainment events the Native American Music Awards and the American Indian Motion Picture Awards.
James and Ernie have headlined some of Native Americas première casinos and venues and even played at the world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
Both have also made their mark in the movies.
James Junes has been an actor in Mile Post 398 (2007), The After After Party with Steven Michael Quezada (2011), More Than Frybread (2011) and Drunktown’s Finest (2014).
Ernest David Tsosie III has been an actor in Two Grey Hills (2001), Shush (2004), A Thief of Time (2004), 5th World (2005), Mile Post 398 (2007), Turquoise Rose (2007), Blue Gap Boyz (2008), Pete and Cleo (2010), The After After Party with Steven Michael Quezada (2011), More Than Frybread (2001), Drunktown’s Finest (2014), Longmire TV Series (2013-2014) and Legends From The Sky (2015).
The pair also produced two award winning comedy videos “James & Ernie-fied 04” and “Fun In the Sun”, as well as co-founded and produced “49 Laughs Comedy Showcase”.
Every performance is packed with tear rolling humor, which serves as the vehicle to pass the important message at the end. All ages can relate on one level or another, making the show a treat for all to experience.
They are proud to be sober, drug-free, and abuse-free husbands, fathers, and Native American men!