He wowed Canada with operatic arias sung in a near-extinct indigenous language. Now he’s taking his culture to the world
Such a beautiful acceptance speech from Jeremy Dutcher about art, music and reconciliation which ended withNihkaniyayon ktpitahatomonen, ciw weckuwapasihtit — Nit leyic When you lead us, think of all of us, for the ones yet born — may that be the truth.
Max Kerman (Arkells): There’s been so much wisdom shared on the stage tonight, but our friend Jeremy didn’t get a chance to finish. So he’s gonna finish the night as he should. Jeremy! And don’t cut off the f–kin’ – don’t start the music. He’s gonna go as long as he wants, OK?
in honour of international women’s day, we put together a list of incredible indigenous artists that you should buy music from or book for your music festival.
In November 2016, the Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie was following the news closely. Thousands of indigenous and environmental activists had gathered in North Dakota to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. “I have a history of painting about history,” he said recently. “And I saw this as history in the making.”
In today’s society, everything and everyone is divided by labels. With Human, we want to break that pattern and help people connect no matter their background. We wrote this song to celebrate our languages, our cultures and share with the world how crucial it is to build relationships and create allies.
Directed by Thomas X Filmed and Produced by Sandbagger Media Post Production Alex Aman & Will Beaton Executive Producer Katie Northbird Music Mixed & Mastered Garlic Brown Film on Location of Red Lake MN, White Earth MN, Minneapolis MN, and Bemidji MN
The band Twin Flames speaks with CTV Morning Live about a song celebrating the International Year of International Languages