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.
National Aboriginal Day is June 21st in Canada, but you’ll find celebrations happening all month long. Here are our picks for live Indigenous music to see, but there will also be gatherings, powwows, parades, and more happening across the country, so check out what events are happening in your community!
The Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival in Ottawa, ON, is going to be thumping with a powwow – host drum Bear Creek - and main stage performances by Amanda Rheaume, Donny Parenteau, Crystal Shawanda, Leanne Goose and Vince Fontaine’s Indian City. Info: nadottawa.wordpress.com.
APTN’s Aboriginal Day Live will be taking place in both Winnipeg, MB, and Regina, SK, as well as broadcast live on ATPN, with Kashtin, Indian City, Christa Couture, Inez, Joey Stylez, Buffy Sainte Marie, The Local Onlyz, Samian, Plex and even more. Info: aboriginaldaylive.com.
From last year’s Aboriginal Day Live celebration, here’s Winnipeg’s Most: