Friday October 24, 2014

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The Distinguished Storytellers Festival Lineup

Back for its 14th year, the Distiguished Storytellers Festival (previously Sâkêwêwak Festival) brings five days of  storytellers, elders, spoken word artists, dancers, performers and music to Regina, Canada. …read more »

Interviews

Samantha Crain Crosses the Pond

Choctaw singer-songwriter Samantha Crain’s latest album of artful and thoughtful Americana tunes, “Kid Face,” has been taking hold of ears and hearts across North America since its release last year. As of this month, the album is now available in the UK and lucky Brits are taking notice. …read more »

Interviews

Tanya Tagaq Remixes ‘Nanook of the North’

Acclaimed Inuk throat singer, Tanya Tagaq, is currently touring a performance that reclaims and re-imagines the deeply stereotypical 1922 silent film, Nanook of the North, with a new score and live musical accompaniment.
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VIDEO: ‘NiiMiDAA’ (Let’s Dance) – Idle No More Music Documentary

Multitalented Anishinaabe producer, MC and Detroit Raiz Up Collective member, Sacramento Knoxx, has produced a new short documentary, “NiiMiDAA” (‘Let’s Dance’ in Anishinaabemowin), in support of the Idle No More movement.
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VIDEO: Scatter Their Own – “Taste the Time”

Lakota/Pine Ridge rock band Scatter Their Own (fronted by husband and wife Scotti Clifford and Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford) have a new album hitting the shelves in just a month! To get a taste of what’s coming, they’ve dropped their first video and single “Taste the Time.” …read more »

Music

DOWNLOAD: Invasion Day 2014 Mixtape

The Brisbane Blacks, an independent non-profit First Nations publication based in occupied ‘Australia’, has brought together a bombastic roster of Indigenous hip-hop musicians, spoken word artists, and activists for the Invasion Day 2014 Mixtape.
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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 »