Indigenous music industry contributed millions to Canadian economy in 2018 – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2019101 Views

November 27, 2019

The Indigenous music industry is contributing to Canada’s economy in a big way – to the tune of $78 million last year, according to a recent study published by APTN.

The study, which is a first of its kind, was launched to provide a comprehensive view of the challenges, barriers and successes people face in the industry.

Hundreds of people in the Indigenous music community – from artists to promoters to industry insiders – were surveyed online and through group discussions.

A key message from the study is “the Indigenous music community is thriving yet the Indigenous music industry (Indigenous-owned, Indigenous-directed music companies and supporting organizations) is in its infancy.”

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/11/27/indigenous-music-industry-contributed-millions-to-canadian-economy-in-2018/

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