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Their monsters and inner demons’: Quebec Cree hip-hop duo make video about youth struggles – CBC

‘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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202078 Views

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Nancy Mike | Indigenous Music Summit

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.

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2020287 Views

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TBSO Signs Music Director Paul Haas for another four years – Net Newsledger

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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202070 Views

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Music for Climate Justice from Toronto sing RESOLUTION SONG ca

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 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2020251 Views

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DDCDC 2020 Volunteer Junos Sponsor

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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2020108 Views

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Government of Canada and UNESCO with support from UN Mission of Ecuador reception for IEIL 2019

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

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2020252 Views

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Inuit throat-singing sisters from Canada

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.

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 2020269 Views

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Music is ‘my therapy and my outlet’ says Don Amero – APTN

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 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019153 Views

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A First Nation Tragically Hip tribute band is adding Cree lyrics to some Hip songs – A Journal of Musical Things

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 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019214 Views

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Indian Giver Are the Band Indigenous Hardcore Fans Have Been Waiting For – VICE

“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 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019164 Views

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