Fort Wiliam First Nation celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with Grammy Awards nominated singing group – Anishinabek News

Fort Wiliam First Nation celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with Grammy Awards nominated singing group – Anishinabek News

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202244 Views

July 5, 2022

FORT WILLIAM — The eight-time Grammy Awards nominated Black Lodge Singers were featured as the host drum at the National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD) pow wow at Anemki Wajiw in Fort William First Nation.

“It’s a real pleasure and a surprise to have one of the most esteemed singing groups in North America joining us from White Swan, Washington, the Black Lodge Singers,” says Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek Elder Jim Misquart, emcee at the NIPD pow wow. “To have them here is no better treat than National Indigenous Peoples Day could have ever had. Everybody here is just all amazed.”

Read More: https://anishinabeknews.ca/2022/07/05/fort-wiliam-first-nation-celebrates-national-indigenous-peoples-day-with-grammy-awards-nominated-singing-group/

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