Based In: Gatineau

Jaaji is an Inuit name derived from the English name George. Jaaji grew up in a humble little community called Quaqtaq in Northern Nunavik where he was raised by his Grandparents in the Traditional ways of the Inuit where a lot of his influence in his writing depicted life on the land. He spent his summers In Kahnawake with his Biological Mohawk Father. Jaaji learned how to play guitar late but started to write right away but hung up his guitar for about 15 years up until the beginning of 2014. And now, Jaaji has become a house hold name in Inuit based Music. He is working hard to ensure that his voice and musical storytelling is heard around the arctic.

Artist: Jaaji

Native American Music Awards Announce 2016 Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the 16th annual Native American Music Awards that will be held Saturday, September 17, at the Seneca Allegany Events Centre. General public voting is now open, so check out the full list of nominees below show your favourite Indigenous artists some love!
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