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A Tribe Called Red Turns Worlds Upside Down in Epic New Video “R.E.D.” ft. Yasiin Bey and Narcy

A Tribe Called Red just dropped their highly-anticipated first official music video for “R.E.D.” featuring Yasiin Bey, Narcy, and Black Bear, from their new album We Are The Halluci Nation, out September 16. 
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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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#Esganye2k16 Unites The Six Nations Confederacy Through Social Media

The past year’s first big Facebook challenge trend across Indian Country didn’t involve diving undressed into a pile of snow, or being dunked under buckets of ice water, it involved a love of Haudenosaunee culture expressed by our young leaders ready to share with the social media world their beautiful Women’s Dance social songs.
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A Tribe Called Red x Tanya Tagaq Drop New Single “SILA” from We Are The Halluci Nation

A Tribe Called Red are on point with the collaborations on their upcoming album We Are The Halluci Nation, dropping September 16. The boys have been releasing singles all summer featuring John Trudell, Yasiin Bey, Narcy and Black Bear, and continue to build hype for the album with their latest track release “SILA”ft. Tanya Tagaq. 
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RPM Live: Indigenous Music Series Launches with Mob Bounce and DJ NDN in Toronto

Revolutions Per Minute is proud to announce RPM Live, our new Indigenous music performance series, that will be presented monthly from August to November 2016 in Toronto.  …read more »

Listen to “NDNs on the Airwaves”: A New Doc on Native Radio Produced by Janet Rogers

NDNs on the Airwaves was developed from the need to know more about the recent history of native radio, the current state of native radio, and where native radio is going in the future.
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Frank Yamma, the ‘Voice of Australia’s Central Desert’, Tours Canada in August

Frank Yamma, the voice of Australia’s Central Desert, comes all the way from Ayers Rock to perform his fourth run of shows in Canada. 
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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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Digging Roots’ “AK-47” Calls for Awareness to Gun Violence in New Video and Summer Tour

Digging Roots has an answer to the gun violence plaguing the world today: more love, more truth, more music. “I think we can use the word ‘epidemic’ when it comes to gun violence in society today,” says singer ShoShona Kish, whose powerful and inspirational new video AK-47 calls for an end to violence and oppression through love and understanding.
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Cross Lake Youth Respond to Violence and Give Voice to Community in “Pitch Black” Music Video

“It’s dark in this community and we came together to share our thoughts on these situations. This is the voice of our youth. Welcome to Cross Lake.”
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