‘We want to show youth they are not alone,’ say The NorthStars Jan 29, 2020 Northern Quebec rap duo The NorthStars has released a new song and video with a powerful message about what some Indigenous young people face. The group is hoping Monsters, a video about the ravages of substance abuse, will inspire some […]
Credit: indianz Nancy Mike, an Inuit throat singer from Nunavut in Canada, performs at the International Indigenous Music Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 23, 2020. Additional vocals by Colleen Nakashuk, also from Nunavut. The International Indigenous Music Summit is taking place January 22-26 in partnership with the Folk Alliance International.
January 24, 2020 Thunder Bay – ENTERTAINMENT – After a brief but thorough renegotiation process, TBSO President Linda Penner and TBSO Music Director Paul Haas are pleased to announce the renewal and extension of his contract with the Thunder Bay Symphony for the next four years. “We couldn’t be more delighted to have Paul for […]
Credit: Join The Resolution It is a benefit for Pull-Together which is an organization of Indigenous Nations and their legal Allies fighting against the TransMountain pipeline Project. The Tarsands (that the Transmountain pipeline will extend the life of) is probably the single most environmentally destructive project in Canada. The singers are the audience at the […]
We have the opportunity to pick choice volunteer spots at the Junos and during the week long events. The 49th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2020 will be hosted in Saskatoon, SK from March 9 through March 15, 2020, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 15, at the SaskTel Centre, broadcast live […]
Credit: 久安WPTV 电视 UN New Media PeaceeverTV Report ：The Government of Canada and UNESCO with support of the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations on the occasion of the High-level event on the conclusion of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
Credit: Anchorage Daily News Karin and Kathy Kettler, the Canadian throat-singing sisters who together are known as Nukariik, carry on the traditions of the elders from their mothers’ village in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, which is located in northern Quebec.
December 17, 2019 Life could have turned out a lot different for Don Amero. The award winning musician’s parents split up when he as around 11 years old in what he says was a “really bad divorce.” Growing up, there was always music in the house. Both of Amero’s parents played and sang. Life in […]
One of Gord Downie’s greatest legacies will be his push towards reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations, something that’s embraced by almost everyone on both sides of the divide. The Poets are a Hip tribute band from Moose Cree First Nation on the shores of James Bay. When they perform, they insert Cree lyrics in a […]
“People are paying attention to Indigenous artists…And that’s great. But it’s not the kind of music that I listen to.” Indian Giver are an anonymous Indigenous hardcore collective with members across Turtle Island (North America). The group—which has associations with prominent bands in Canada’s heavy music and outlaw country scenes—formed in fall 2019 and quickly […]