Métis singer/songwriter Celeigh Cardinal has won an Aboriginal Youth Role Model Award, participated in the Banff Centre for the Arts’ Re(Claim) program, been named Cultural Ambassador for the Arctic Winter Games.
If the 2017 Juno Awards served as a coming-out party for Canada’s thriving Indigenous music scene, the 2018 edition is a full-blown celebration. We've got a total of 10 Indigenous artists or groups are up for awards in seven different categories at this year’s event.
For every artist selling out shows or winning awards, there are dozens more on the verge of breaking out. And many of them are just getting started. Here’s a list of eight emerging Indigenous artists to watch for in 2018.
For a select group of Indigenous musicians, mixing their artistic pursuits with romance has paid off in a big way – both personally and professionally. And, fortunately for us, they’ve created some killer music in the process.
On Nov. 3, Iskwé will start the next chapter of her career with the release of The Fight Within. We caught up with her to talk all things music. Here’s what she had to say about touring, her creative process and more.