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Aboriginal Music and the Juno Awards

Suzanne  -  Apr 07, 2014  -  , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Aboriginal Music and the Juno Awards
A Tribe Called Red – the wicked-in-the-best-way Ottawa-based electric powwow group – won a Juno Award this month for Breakthrough Group of the Year for their CD “Nation II Nation.” In so doing, they have made history: they are the first Aboriginal group to win a Juno outside the Aboriginal music category. Composed of DJ […]

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Sagkeeng’s Finest Win Canada’s Got Talent

Suzanne  -  May 15, 2012  -  ,  -  Comments Off on Sagkeeng’s Finest Win Canada’s Got Talent
Three Anishinabe teens from the Sagkeeng First Nation in southern Manitoba won the inaugural season of Canada’s Got Talent (CGT) this week. Dallas Courchene, 16, Brandon Courchene, 18, and Vince O’Laney, 17, won a $100,000 cash prize, a sports car worth more than $100,000 (that only one of them has a licence to drive), an […]

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