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Susan Aglukark to receive the Humanitarian Award Presented by Music Canada at The 2022 JUNO Awards

The Inuk singer-songwriter will be recognized for her outstanding commitment to improving lives in Northern Indigenous communities at The 2022 JUNO Opening Night Awards Presented by Ontario Creates on May 14 TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that acclaimed Inuk singer-songwriter, and three-time JUNO Award winner, Susan Aglukark, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202235 Views

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“Afro + Indigenous” Artist Julian Taylor Adorns The Spotify Billboard At Toronto’s Dundas Square – Cashbox Canada

Celebrated Canadian musician Julian Taylor has garnered a pretty cool position as guest curator of the SPOTIFY playlist, newly named “Afro + Indigenous” – a name that Taylor requested specifically, to pay homage to his own heritage and in light of February as Black History Month. For more information please visit any of the links below or Taylor’s website. Not only […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202237 Views

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Inside the ‘Indigenous futurisms’ of Ombiigizi – CBC

Feb 10, 2022 Zoon and Status/Non-Status team up with Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew for their debut album In the language of Anishinaabemowin, Ombiigizi (om-BEE-ga-ZAY) means “s/he is noisy.” That’s an apt description for the thunderous sounds of Anishinaabe musicians Adam Sturgeon (Status/Non-Status) and Daniel Monkman (Zoon), who have both cranked their songs up to ear-splitting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202239 Views

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Indigenous Blues Singer/Songwriter DONITA LARGE Hails the Power of Her Lineage in “Ancestors in My Bones” – The GATE

In light of a person’s lineage playing a strong role in the choices they make and the person they become, Indigenous blues singer/songwriter Donita Large pays tribute to the power of her heritage in this, her new single “Ancestors in My Bones” — available now. “When in circle and we pray, an Elder will say, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202160 Views

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Guitar giveaway a way for Lenape musician to give back to Indigenous youth – CBC

Dec 15, 2021 Brock Stonefish says playing guitar saved his life when he was a teen Playing the guitar, singing the blues, or writing songs has been a daily ritual for the past 30 years for Lenape musician Brock Stonefish of Moraviantown in southwestern Ontario. “It saved my life,” said Stonefish. “When I was about 13 years […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202151 Views

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Canada’s Walk of Fame Names Singer-Songwriter Angel Baribeau of Quebec the Grand Prize Recipient of its RBC Emerging Musician Program

(Toronto, ON) November 25, 2021 –The 9th Annual Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program today adds five new recipients to its class of 2021. A sought-after program that supports aspiring Canadian musical artists, this year’s entries raise the bar with a stunning range of submissions that span the spectrum of diversity across Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202157 Views

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Adrian Sutherland – Magic Hits: Official Music Video Premieres Today

ADRIAN SUTHERLAND: Magic Hits  Official Music Video Premieres Today!  Attawapiskat ON via Winnipeg MB (11.18.21) – Adrian Sutherland is pleased to be releasing Magic Hits today, a special split-screen performance shot in three places – Attawapiskat ON, Toronto ON and Nashville TN. The poignant music video features Sutherland strolling outdoors, performing vocals ‘alongside’ four legendary artists, with little bursts of ‘magic’ along the way… WORLD PREMIERE on YouTube […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 202158 Views

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SOCAN Foundation Announces Additional Cash Awards Supporting Black and Indigenous Emerging Music Creators

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2021 – The SOCAN Foundation is proud to add ten new cash prizes to the TD Indigenous Songwriters Awards and the SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards giving more opportunities for exceptional music creators to benefit from the awards. Each Award category will be augmented with five, $1,000 honourable mention prizes, in addition […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 202162 Views

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I Need You topping charts for Indigenous Songwriter of the Year nominee – Anishinabek News

November 15, 2021 TEME-AUGAMA ANISHNABAI— A singer-songwriter inspired by Lake Temagami sings insightful lyrics accompanied by his soothing guitar. David Laronde’s talents have him nominated for the Canadian Folk Music Awards 2022 for Indigenous Songwriter of the Year for I Know I Can Fly. The good news keeps coming. The song I Need You from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 202149 Views

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Canadian Rocker Sinematic Navigate Depths of Reconciliation & Struggle in Blistering “Indigenous” – Cashbox Canada

Navigating the depths of reconciliation and the Indigenous struggle, Canadian hard alt.rock outfit Sinematic scorch the soundscape with a blistering new single, “Indigenous”. Check out “Indigenous” on YouTube here:  https://youtu.be/1gE5Cb6OF7g The alter-ego of author and composer Ayden Gray, “Indigenous” is the first single to land from the artist’s forthcoming sophomore album, The Dark Circus. The release […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202160 Views

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