Born and raised on the Ihanktonwan Nakota Nation in South Dakota, Indigenous was a family band that was formed in 1994 until 2004. It started out as a family band. Mato: guitar & vocals,  brother Pte: bass, sister Wanbdi: drums, and brother Horse: percussion. They toured extensively through out the United States , and have made 4 full LPs/CDs and 1 live LP/CD and 3 EPs together. Mato continues to carry the Indigenous name as he tours the world playing guitar.