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Music industry trailblazer Elaine Bomberry says more investment in artists needed – APTN News

February 4, 2020 Elaine Bomberry is a trailblazer in the music industry. For the past three decades, she has produced award winning shows like Rez Bluez on APTN, and managed Juno award winning artists. Bomberry also helped co-create a Juno award category solely for Indigenous artists. But at the start of her career, there were […]

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Tom Wilson Launches Indigenous Scholarship – Fyi Music News

Feb 05, 2020 Celebrated musician Tom Wilson has established a scholarship in partnership with McMaster University in Hamilton, his home city. The Tom Wilson Indigenous Scholarship Award in Honour of Bunny Wilson (Tom’s presumptive mother) is designed to support year 1 Indigenous students from Ontario secondary schools completing an undergraduate program in any faculty at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2020255 Views

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Digawolf’s Yellowstone up for Juno Award – CBC

N.W.T. band Digawolf has been nominated for Indigenous Artist or Group of the year for their album Yellowstone Jan 29, 2020 The Tlicho Dene and English language band Digawolf has been nominated for a Juno Award as Indigenous Artist or Group of the year for their 2019 album Yellowstone. This is not the first time […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2020150 Views

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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, 2020140 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, 2020469 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, 2020120 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, 2020344 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, 2020168 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, 2020325 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, 2020537 Views

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