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Virtual Music in the Fall event taking place to amplify Indigenous voices – My Prince George Now

Oct. 22nd, 2021 Various workshops, live music, and a presentation about the Orange Shirt Society will be taking place during the Dak’et Shun (Music in the Fall) event taking place over the weekend. The event kicks off this morning (Friday) with a virtual and in-person Hip-Hop and songwriting workshop from musical talent, Eekwol at the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202126 Views

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The fantastic Susan Aglukark in concert at the Winery – Morrisburg Leader

MORRISBURG – “Listening to Susan Aglukark’s music is the closest one can get to hearing the heartbeat of our country. Her voice will bring us together and inspire us.” Senator Bernadette Clement, former Cornwall mayor, spoke these words during the outstanding concert by a national icon, Inuk singer/songwriter Susan Aglukark: Clement seemed to be echoing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202116 Views

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Tom Wilson is trying to honour his culture with every word he writes and every stroke of his paint brush – APTN News

Oct 12, 2021 ‘The quest for identity for some adopted kids is a lifelong journey. My belief is without identity, we have nothing to offer the world.’ At a young age, Tom Wilson had questions and doubts about who he was. He even likes to joke that he was dropped out of a spaceship and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202132 Views

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Multi-Award Winning & Nominated Indigenous Artist Mattmac Releases “Status” – Cashbox Canada

Fri Oct 08, 2021 2021 has been a busy year for up-and-coming pop-trap artist Mattmac so far. After tucking an Album Of The Year Award into his belt from the Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards, he’s also received an Indigenous Artist of the Year nomination at this year’s BreakOut West Festival’s Western Canadian Music Awards. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202173 Views

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Former residential school site in Quebec symbol of ‘resilience and peaceful resistance’ – APTN News

It’s been 50 years since the Sept-Îles Indian Residential School closed its doors. The school, also known as Notre-Dame, operated from 1952 to 1967, took in children from eastern Quebec including the Innu community of Mani-utenam. The site where it was located is now used for a popular annual music festival. But with the remains […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202137 Views

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Miác̓i: Canned Salmon Music Festival

In early October, the Miác̓i: Canned Salmon Music Festival was hosted at Shearwater Resort in Haíɫzaqv Territory, featuring a great lineup Indigenous artists from Bella Bella to Haida Gwaii. On October 22-24, we’ll be streaming the event online — so you can watch the festival from your own home! Click here to register! The event […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202145 Views

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2022 JUNO Awards Submissions Powered by TD Now Open

TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced that 2022 JUNO Awards Submissions Powered by TD are now open from Monday, October 4, 2021 to Friday, November 5, 2021 11:59PM ET* at junosubmissions.ca. To be considered for nomination for the 2022 JUNO Awards, national music release dates must fall between […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 202161 Views

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Silla and Rise share video for new single ‘Anirniq,’ announce forthcoming album ‘Silarjuaq’ – Indie88

October 1, 2021 Ottawa and Nunavut-based ensemble Silla and Rise have announced their third album, Silarjuaq, out October 29th via Balanced Records. As part of the announcement they’ve shared a video for their new single, “Anirniq.” Silarjuaq draws its name from the Inuktitut word for Universe and “Anirniq” is the Inuktitut word for breath. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202142 Views

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9 Indigenous musicians reflect on what truth and reconciliation means to them – CBC

Sep 29, 2021 We talk to First Nations, Inuit and Métis musicians ahead of the 1st National Day for Truth and Reconciliation “Truth, then reckoning, and then reconciliation.” — Melody McKiver In late May, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc in B.C. announced preliminary findings of a ground penetrating radar search of the grounds of the former Kamloops residential […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202154 Views

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Indigenous musicians step into a national spotlight in the Indigenous Music Accelerator, presented by RBCxMusic

Indigenous musicians step into a national spotlight in the Indigenous Music Accelerator, presented by RBCxMusic September 28, 2021 Winnipeg, Man. – Today, APTN announced the winners of the first annual 2021 Indigenous Music Accelerator (IMA), presented by RBCxMusic. This program will support Indigenous musicians actively working in the music industry who are looking to take their career to the next level.   Selected from hundreds of applicants across Canada, the successful […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202175 Views

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