In a busy summer season of festivals and gatherings, Indigenous music has never been more prominent in Kanata. …read more »
Joy Harjo was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a member of the Mvskoke Nation. Her seven books of poetry, which includes such well-known titles as How We Became Human- New and Selected Poems, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky, and She Had Some Horses, have garnered many awards. She has released four award-winning CD’s of original music and in 2009 won a Native American Music Award (NAMMY) for Best Female Artist of the Year for Winding Through the Milky Way.
More in awards season news – the Indian Summer Music Awards (ISMA) announced their nominees! Check them out here. …read more »
Joy Harjo’s (Muskoke) Red Dreams, A Trail Beyond Tears is one of the runners in both Best Artist and the World Music Category at this year’s Native American Music Awards (Nammy’s) and a recent Indian Summer Music Awards winner. …read more »