Silver Jackson

Based In: Sitka, Alaska, US

Sitka, Alaska born Nicholas Galanin, aka Silver Jackson (also aka Indian Nick), is a remarkable Tlingit/Aleut artist from a long line of artists, starting with his great-grandfather, who sculpted in wood, down through his father, who works in both precious metal and stone. While Galanin is widely known as a visual artist  who has trained extensively in ‘traditional’ as well as ‘contemporary’ approaches to art, he also runs the grassroots record label Home Skillet Records and the accompanying Home Skillet Festival. Silver Jackson‘s newest release is It’s Glimmering Now.

Indigenous Summer Music Festival Guide 2012

It’s summer 2012 and RPM has another guide to Indigenous musicians representing at music festivals this year.
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Electric Powwow: Westcoast Potlatch Edition Weekend

The Electric Powwow hit the west coast with A Tribe Called Red on February 25th, 2012 as part of the Talking Stick Festival.
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Indigenous Live Music Picks November 17-20

From Juneau, Alaska, to Toronto, Ontario, to Boise, Idaho, Indigenous live music is making noise all across Turtle Island this weekend. Here’s RPM’s top ten picks. …read more »

DOWNLOAD: Silver Jackson – “Our Love”

This exclusive preview off of Silver Jackson’s upcoming album It’s Glimmering Now features production by OC Notes. Silver Jackson, aka multi-disciplinary Tlingit/Aleut artist Nicholas Galanin who’s other musical project is Indian Nick, travels through both sparse and richly dense experimental psych-folk soundscapes. …read more »