The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Announces 2021 Nominees of The SSIMAs

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival announced the nominees of this year’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards (SSIMAs), which will be streamed live from the National Arts Centre on June 12th. The nominees were selected from a pool of 250 Canada-wide submissions by a panel of jurors comprising of Indigenous and music industry professional. The SSIMAs […]

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Ila Barker launches third season of AIRSessions, music workshops for youth led by Indigenous artists

Do you know an Indigenous youth aged 13-25 with an interest in making music? Ila Barker launches season three of AIRSessions this month, which invite youth to Indigenous-led music workshops throughout 2021. AIRSessions is hosted in part by the National Arts Centre, sākihiwē festival, Indigenous Family Centre, Indigenous Music and Music for Life. To kick off […]

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Celebrate folk music with Mimi O’Bonsawin, G.R. Gritt & William Prince

Folk Alliance is hosting Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference from February 22-26, 2021 to bring artists together digitally with workshops and panels. As part of the celebration, over 200 artists will perform from all across Turtle Island, including G.R. Gritt, Mimi O’Bonsawin, Terra Lightfoot, Emily Wurramara, William Prince and more. Check out the full artist listing here.   Tickets are on a […]

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Virtual Benefit Concert Set To Help Indigenous Land Defenders

The Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G) is hosting their #LANDBACK Wealth Redistribution Concert on November 7th, 2020 which will include a stellar line-up of amazing acts and guest speakers that you won’t want to miss! Catch the live sounds of Logan Staats, Amanda Rheaume, Drezus, Fawn Wood, PJ Vegas, Cody Coyote, G.R. Gritt, Leonard Sumner and […]

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Commemorate Chanie Wenjack and Gord Downie during Secret Path Week

Secret Path Week begins Saturday, October 17th through October 22nd. It is a special week to commemorate Chanie Wenjack and Gord Downie. Both dates are significant because October 17th, 2017 is when Gord Downie unfortunately passed away from brain cancer. October 22nd, 1966 marks the day Chanie Wenjack sadly passed away from hunger and exposure […]

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