Inez Jasper garnered the most nominations (five!) followed by Indian City and Shy-Anne (four each!) at the 2014 APCMA nominee announcement. With over 25 Indigenous artists nominated over all, this year is looking as exciting as ever …read more »
Based in Burwash Landing, Yukon, Diyet is from the Kluane First Nation. With a great grandpa who was an eminent potlatch singer, a grandma who was an opera singer and a musician father, music was in the family and a vocal career was a natural progression for her. Equipped with a degree in music from the University of Victoria, Diyet is a classically trained singer and a published songwriter with song placements in Japan, Canada and Europe. In 2005 the Southern Tutchone singer returned to her home community of Burwash Landing, after years of living the “city life” with a commitment to make lasting contributions to her First Nation and has since become a leader in her community.
The first installment in a series of close-ups on the 2011 Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards nominees by category. …read more »
After the first round of voting, the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards have announced the official nominees today.
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We’re in the thick of festival season these days, though it’s yet to reach its peak, which means there’s lots of Indigenous gatherings, powwows and performances to check out. …read more »
Here is RPM’s Turtle Island-wide list of summer music festivals featuring Indigenous artists in their line-ups. The good news is there are many – you’ll be able get a dose of Indigenous music culture at a festival near you, wherever you live. …read more »
This week’s Ab-Originals on CBC Radio3 is all about the ladies. They may all be women making music in Indian Country, but the genres represented here are diverse. …read more »