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Tara Williamson

Based In: Nogojiwanong

Somewhere between Gaabishkigamaag (Swan Lake, Manitoba) and Nogojiwanong (Peterborough, Ontario), Tara Williamson remembered that she loved to sing. Trained classically as a vocalist, with some private piano lessons and public-school-music-class guitar lessons, Tara has yet to decide on a genre. She is currently working on writing a musical….with waltzing trees. Her lyrics and styles are influenced by: her identity as an Anishinaabekwe/Nehayowak (Ojibwe/Cree woman); relationships with family, friends, and lovers; the land; nostalgia; and sometimes even optimism.

Artist: Tara Williamson

PREMIERE: Tara Williamson Gives Us ‘Songs To Keep Us Warm’

Peterborough-based songstress Tara Williamson’s latest work “Songs To Keep Us Warm” drops tomorrow, but for today, RPM exclusively has the full album available to stream. Lend your ears to Tara’s moving 9 track album to make your day.  …read more »

DOWNLOAD: Boogey the Beat’s Aboriginal Music Week 2016 Mixtape

RPM and Aboriginal Music Week have partnered up once again to celebrate the hottest music in Indian Country now. Check out the latest exclusive RPM mixtape compiled by Boogey the Beat, featuring artists and music as diverse as the many Indigenous nations representing at AMW.
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Aboriginal Music Week 2016 Announces Full Festival Lineup and Performance Schedule

Aboriginal Music Manitoba have announced the full lineup and performance schedule for Aboriginal Music Week 2016. The eighth edition of the festival runs August 9-13 and includes performances by 27 Indigenous acts from across Turtle Island, South America, and Australia.
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The Best Indigenous Music of 2013

2013 was a very good year for Indigenous music. Here are our favourite reasons why it’s an incredible time to tune in. We’re still here—and we’re still making amazing music. …read more »