Hall-larious – Native Comedian Tonia Jo Hall

Hall-larious – Native Comedian Tonia Jo Hall

You've probably seen some of her videos passed around online. One of my favorites is her pow wow workout.

According to her Facebook page Tonia Jo Hall is a 25 year old Lakota/Dakota/Hidatsa comedian. She started posting videos to her YouTube account back in 2010 and was encouraged to pursue comedy full time. A lot of her comedy is inspired by her culture and love of pow wows.

And here's some video to prove she's not always a jokester. She can be serious when she needs to. Check her footwork out!

Tonia Jo Hall has recently teamed up with fellow comedians Teresa Choyguha, Deanna M.A.D. and Adrianne Chalepah to create the Ladies of Native Comedy. Hopefully they'll be coming to a spot near you!


So if you need to sneak in a quick laugh while you're at work, make sure you follow Tonia Jo Hall on YouTube!

Photo via Tonia Jo Hall Facebook page
Photo via Tonia Jo Hall Facebook page

Last Updated on January 29, 2019 by PowWow Articles

About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

9 Comments on “Hall-larious – Native Comedian Tonia Jo Hall”

  • Avatar for Eleanor phillips

    I’m looking for the name of a native comedy show I saw I think it was on showtime but I’m not sure I haven’t seen it anywhere I would like to know if it’s on dvd some where?

  • Avatar for Les



    Beautiful Indian woman.

  • Avatar for gary



    is tonia jo hall related to comedian Charlie hall? I liked Charlie.

  • Avatar for Charles Hall

    Charles Hall


    Wounder if we are related? Beautiful lady!

  • Avatar for Rebecca Hoptowit

    Rebecca Hoptowit


    I enjoyed an evening of watching Tonia Jo Hall “spoofs” … very hilarious, very talented and beautiful. Thanks for sharing …

    • Avatar for Joan Bennett Sperber

      Joan Bennett Sperber


      Rebecca, trying to find you for email? Where can you be reached? going south again in Oct.
      Love ya Joan

  • Avatar for bright



    What an awesome talent, I am so proud of her for keeping on and being so funny and a very good dancer. Many blessings I wish for Tonja Jo Hall. Thank you to all who made these videos possible.

    Mohican, Irish, German, French Canadian, English and Spanish.

  • Avatar for Jase Robbins

    Jase Robbins


    i am 25% Cherokee Indian and i am just learning about my heritage and i have never been to a pow wow. i am a film maker and a producer and i would love to professionally film tonia. i think she is very funny and would love to shoot more videos. of her comedy. please let me know.

    Jase Robbins
    Managing Partner
    Slammed Entertainment
    Slammed TV
    [email protected]

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