Friday September 30, 2016

RPM.fm

Indigenous Music Culture.

Artist

Miss Christie Lee

Based In: Vancouver, BC

From Musqueam/tsleilwahtuth Nations, Christie lee Charles, aka Miss Christie Lee, is a direct decedent of the great warrior Capilano. Christie raps in her Indigenous Musqueam dialect with a passion to empower Aboriginal youth to be proud of their roots.  She is also a member of Vancouver’s First Ladies Crew, an all female hip hop crew of strong women with positive voice.

Artist: Miss Christie Lee

RPM Podcast #012: “Revitalization”

In Episode 12 of the podcast, RPM looks at the Indigenous language revitalization movement. Half of the world’s languages have disappeared in the past 500 years and today another language goes extinct almost every two weeks. Indigenous languages are the ones most at risk – which has inspired Indigenous musicians to take up the struggle to save them. …read more »