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Johnny Reid performs at fly-in First Nation community in Manitoba – APTN

July 09, 2024 Organizers of the 42nd Bannock Festival in St. Theresa Point Anishininew Nation brought in some big-name acts, including Johnny Reid. Here’s a look at what it meant for the community to get someone well known in the music industry. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/johnny-reid-performs-at-fly-in-first-nation-community-in-manitoba/

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 20249 Views

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Ray St. Germain honoured by newly renamed street “Big Sky Country Way” in St. Vital

June 7, 2024 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis - Today, the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, congratulates Ray St. Germain, Red River Métis music legend and Canadian icon, on the renaming of St. Michael Road in St. Vital to Big Sky Country Way. “I’m so […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202453 Views

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Dauphin’s Countryfest and Indigenous Music Spotlight Indigenous Artists at Second Edition of Nipin Showcase – bdnmb

May 22, 2024 Dauphin’s Countryfest and the Indigenous Music Development Program at Manitoba Music are shining a spotlight on featured Indigenous artists in Manitoba at the second edition of the Nipin (Summer) Showcase. Running June 28 – 30 at the country music festival, the longest running country music festival in Canada, the artistic programming features […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 202436 Views

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Indigenous hip-hop group reunites after 12-year hiatus – CBC

Winnipeg’s Most is performing in the city this week for the first time in more than a decade, as a tribute to founding member Jamie Prefontaine, a.k.a. Brooklyn. Billy Pierson and Tyler Rogers will take to the stage at the Burton Cummings Theatres on Thursday night. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1.7155438

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202445 Views

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Concert series celebrates music that has provoked change

Winnipeg – February 29, 2024 Tickets went on sale today for the first two concerts in the Beyond the Beat Music Series at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). Amplifying the ground‐breaking music from the blockbuster exhibition, Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change, these powerful and intimate performances will spotlight key moments […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202450 Views

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Meet this Metis country artist making a difference – CTV News

Feb. 2, 2024 Meet this Metis country artist making a difference Metis country artist Catie St. Germain, the granddaughter of Ray St. Germain, chats about her career and her new music video about to drop. Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video/c2858716-meet-this-metis-country-artist-making-a-difference

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202457 Views

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Soundtracks of change – winnipeg Free Press

Feb. 1, 2024 Every social justice movement has had a soundtrack. Music has been a part of everything from the American civil rights movement to Black Lives Matter. Black musicians have protested police brutality and racial discrimination. Indigenous artists have raised their voices in resurgence and resistance. The punk rockers of the 1970s raged against […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202452 Views

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A special holiday celebration of music, philanthropy and community: Tom Jackson’s “The Huron Carole” airing on APTN and APTN lumi this December

A special holiday celebration of music, philanthropy and community: Tom Jackson’s “The Huron Carole” airing on APTN and APTN lumi this December December 7, 2023 TREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG, Man. — Following its enchanting live performance at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax, the 36th annual The Huron Carole, a cherished Canadian benefit concert founded […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202385 Views

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Demand for Indigenous composers is growing worldwide, say industry insiders – CBC

Mar 09, 2023 Métis composer Justin Delorme on what it takes to elevate story with the right music It’s a short trip to the office for Justin Delorme, whose home studio begins where his living space ends. The room is filled with recognizable instruments — a drum kit, cello and guitar among them. But the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202387 Views

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Northern Manitoba Oji-Cree rapper Mattmac wins Canada’s Walk of Fame emerging artist grand prize – CBC

Garden Hill First Nation member Matthew Monias, aka Mattmac, credits success to time, effort and patience Oct 06, 2022 An Oji-Cree artist from Garden Hill First Nation in northern Manitoba who is making waves across the country is now being recognized as one of Canada’s best young musicians. Matthew Monias, also known by his stage […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2022130 Views

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