Gizhiiwe: An Indigenous Run Record Label Born out of the Pandemic

Indigenous artist Ansley Simpson spent a lot of her time during the pandemic creating a brand–new record label, Gizhiiwe (pronounced gih-JEE-way), which translates to “speak with a loud voice” in Ojibwe. She had been dreaming of starting her own Indigenous-led record label in order to work with artists and musicians who aren’t always represented in the […]

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Indigenous Artists Nick Sherman & Shawnee Share their Stories on APTN’s Amplify

Have you ever been curious about the meanings behind your most loved tunes and the stories of the artists who wrote them? You can learn about your favourite Indigenous artists’ music by checking out APTN’s new documentary show, Amplify. There are thirteen episodes to enjoy from season one, including a behind-the-scenes look at iskwē‘s, “Little Star”, as well as in-depth […]

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