Kalan Wi

Based In: Lil’wat Nation

Kalan Wi are a roots infused cultural group that uses the Traditional Lil’wat language and chanting styles to create their own brand of world beat music. In the Lil’wat language Kalan wi means to “listen, pay attention now”. Formed in 2007, in the Lil’wat Nation (Mt. Currie BC) Kalan Wi are Leroy Joe (vocals, guitars) Vania Stager (vocals), Russell Wallace (vocals, hand drum, keys, bass etc..) and Richard Doucet (percussionist, back up vocals). Leroy, Russell and Vania are Lil’wat Nation members and Richard Doucet is from New Brunswick.

Artist: Kalan Wi

Indigenous Summer Music Festival Guide 2012

It’s summer 2012 and RPM has another guide to Indigenous musicians representing at music festivals this year.
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National Aboriginal Day Celebrations 2012

National Aboriginal Day in Canada means a lot of live Indigenous music and parties will be taking place across the country. Here are RPM’s pick for music to check out this Abo day. …read more »