Verdell Primeaux is of Oglalla/Yankton Sioux and Ponca heritage and was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He has a daugter name Wichoni and two sons name Kurdell and Ordell. Verdell now resides in Tuba City, Arizona. Primeaux sings Native American Church peyote songs with Johnny Mike. Johnny Mike is a Diné (Navajo) from Kitsili, Black Mesa, Arizona. His maternal clan is Near the Water People and on his father's side he represents the Salt Clan. He has two children, Rachael and Shane, and resides in Chinle, Arizona.