Tag: round dance revolution
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 »
Did you miss us? It’s been a revolutionary minute since we last hit you with a good dose of Indigenous Music Culture. But we’re happy to let you know that RPM is back!
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Everyone’s favourite 8th Fire heartthrob, Wab Kinew, surprised George Stroumboulopoulos and his CBC television studio audience—while making all of Indian Country proud—when he led a spontaneous flash mob round dance Thursday night, during an interview taping on George Tonight. …read more »
‘Tis the season for looking back on the year that was: reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what music moments stand out in our memories. It’s an interesting time for reflection, with all the hope and passion currently rising among our people, so let’s take a moment to reflect on the incredible Indigenous music that found its way to us in 2012. …read more »
#IdleNoMore is blasting its way forward into 2013 to the sounds of the Round Dance Revolution—and we knew it was time to round up some of the best round dances, songs and solidarity dance videos from around the web and around the world.
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Late last night, on the eve before one of the biggest Indigenous mobilizations in history, A Tribe Called Red quietly released a new song, The Road, inspired by the Idle No More movement and the hunger strike of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence. …read more »
As a companion piece to Ryan McMahon’s amazing post, The Round Dance Revolution: Idle No More, here is a collection of photos and videos that we are curating from across the web and around the world. …read more »
Our guest contributor this week is Ojibway/Métis comedian—turned Idle No More organizer and activist—Ryan McMahon. He reflects on what it is about the rising #IdleNoMore movement that has captured our collective imagination, attention and revolutionary spirit. And how it’s taken us from online discussion to a massive mobilization that is literally taking over hundreds of shopping malls, town squares and community centres across Turtle Island—and now the world. …read more »