ADA — Michael and Rebecca Roberts, along with their daughter, Ada High School student T'Ata Roberts, will be representing the Choctaw Nation along with Indian rock band Brule in the 122nd Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, Calif., New Year's Day.
T'Ata is an Ada High School junior, National Honor Society member, Oklahoma Indian Honor Society member, Lady Cougar basketball player and a five-time World Champion Fancy Shawl Dancer. She has performed for presidential candidate Al Gore and with country music singer John Anderson. T'Ata also performed in Japan last summer on her school's foreign exchange program.
Michael is a 15-time World Champion Men's Fancy Dancer. Rebecca, a champion in Old Style categories, is a Jingle Dress Dancer.
The family has performed for many dignitaries across the globe. Other performances include the Atlanta Summer Olympics, Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, Department of Defense Tours in Germany, the Balkans, Switzerland, Middle East and Korea.
They have also made appearances on Walker Texas Ranger television shows and RFDTV.