Press Release: Announcing Burn the Fort, a Diné Designed Board Game of Indigenous Resistance

For Immediate Release July 26, 2023 Contact:Klee Announcing Burn the Fort, a Diné Designed Board Game of Indigenous ResistanceCrowdfunding campaign is live on Gamefound Occupied Kinłani (Flagstaff, AZ) — A new independent board game featuring Indigenous resistance is now crowdfunding to cover manufacturing costs. Burn the Fort is a semi-cooperative game designed by Diné artist, musician, filmmaker, organizer, and author Klee Benally. In Burn the Fort, colonizers have built

“The Unsustainable Sessions” CD Release Show!

A Winter Solstice Indigenous Acoustic Revue Featuring: Radmilla Cody, Klee Benally, Sage Bond & Sunburnt Stone Friday, December 20, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm $10 suggested donation Please bring a warm clothing donation for unsheltered relatives Coconino Center for the Arts 2300 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona More info: 928-779-2300 Radmilla Cody, traditional Diné singer/songerwriter from Leupp Klee Benally, Indigenous acoustic agitation for liberation from Kinłani/Flagstaff Sage Bond, acoustic metal

Klee Benally Announces New Acoustic Album “The Unsustainable Sessions”

Kinłani, Diné Tah (Flagstaff, AZ) — Klee Benally will release a new album, entitled The Unsustainable Sessions, on November 26, 2019. The album is now available for pre-order via digital download or compact disk at The Unsustainable Sessions is Klee’s second acoustic album and features twelve songs that dig deep into contemporary Indigenous conflicts. “So long as we’re fighting for justice, art should help move people into action.” states

Europe Tour 2016

Upcoming events in France and UK: Sun. July 31 – Concert, Film, & Discussion, 5pm @ La Comedia 88 Rue Edouard Vaillant 93100, Montreuil, France Wed. Aug. 3 – Acoustic concert, 6:30pm @ Moki Bar 61 Rue Des Vignoles 75020, Paris, France (Metro: Buzenval) Fri. Aug. 5 – The Green Gathering UK (at Avalon Rising), 11pm Discussion, 12:30am Film: Power Lines, Chepstow, UK Sat. Aug. 6 – The Camden Fringe,

Overdue 2016 updates!

[Pictured from left to right: Klee, Shaandiin, Princess. Photo by Roshan Spottsville] Ya’at’eeh, It’s been way too long since I posted here so I thought I’d give ya’ll some quick updates. (If you really want to stay up on all I am doin’ check and My feature film Power Lines is nearly ready to be released! We are anticipating the premiere to be in May (yes, that is

Support Power Lines, an Independent Feature Film!

Ya’at’eeh, I would like to invite you to support and be part of the crowdfunding campaign for my first independent feature film, “Power Lines” — a politically charged coming of age story about a young Diné (Navajo) poet who runs away to find home. I’ve been working on the concept for “Power Lines” since 2008 and finished the script last year. I plan on filming in fall 2014 and can’t

Sticker & Button Combo!

Ya’a’teeh! I am offering a sticker and button combo for $2.50. Not sure how long I’ll have these for sale online.  3″ circular vinyl sticker. 1″ button. Available here:

Congrats to Melody for her entry! #abolishgreencapitalism

Congrats to Melody from Eugene, OR! Thanks to everyone who joined in for the #abolishgreencapitalism fun. Melody will be receiving a “Respect Existence or Expect Resistance” hoodie, a book, and some zines! Here’s the entry: Earth Day 2014 – The Sky Has Fallen When our grasp exceeds our reach There is no gate we dare not open— The match in the fist raised Against the firmament. When the sky falls

An Earth Day contest, of sorts… #abolishgreencapitalism

Hey folks, I am hosting a contest, of sorts. Not to feed into the conundrum of competitivity, but to stimulate creativity and to agitate against “green” capitalism. From the “greening” of the prison industry to the military industrial complex, green capitalist imperialism is still imperialism. By participating in this agit-prop, you could be awarded a hand silk-screened hoodie such as the lovely one pictured here (in fact this is indeed

On Democracy Now

Ya’a’teeh folks, I was invited at the last minute to be on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman last week. You can watch the show here: I was able to join my good friends Alex Soto from Shining Soul & Taylor McKinnon from the Grand Canyon Trust. Back in 2010 Alex, myself and 4 others locked down at Border Patrol headquarters in Tucson, AZ to protest militarization on Indigenous lands

In Cased You Missed the Native America Calling Show & Continue the discussion…

Here is the Native America Calling on Soundcloud: [soundcloud url=”″ params=”color=ff6600&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Thanks for all the great questions & comments on Native America Calling @180099native today! Did you see that I just released a music video too?! Continue the discussion on twitter @eelk, email:, or in the comments here! 🙂 Klee

Listen to Klee Benally on Native America Calling Tomorrow!

Native America Calling Live Broadcast “January Music Maker: Klee Benally” Monday, January 6, 2014 – January Music Maker: Klee Benally Our first Music Maker of 2014 brings us raw acoustic energy from the Diné Nation. Performing artist and Indigenous rights advocate Klee Benally is known for his 20 years with the Diné punk rock group Blackfire. In his first solo acoustic album, “Respect Existence or Expect Resistance,” Benally draws on