Manito Ahbee Indigenous Music Awards

Nominees for the 2019 Indigenous Music Awards!

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Yesterday the 2019 nominees for the Indigenous Music Awards were announced! This year is the 14th year celebration of the Indigenous Music Awards. On May 17th, native peoples from across Turtle Island will gather at the Casinos of Winnipeg to celebrate all of the indigenous contributions to music. Indigenous Music….

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25 Awe Inspiring Indigenous People

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I’ve have been blessed to travel the world and through my travels, I have had the pleasure to meet many inspiring Indigenous people. I’ve compiled a list of 25 of the most fascinating Indigenous people or groups I have crossed paths with in my journey…and there are a lot of….

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Frank Waln New Video

Frank Waln releases new Music Video on Indigenous People’s Day!

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“Wokiksuye Mi Oyate/Wokiksuye Mi Tiwahe” Remembrance of my Nation/Remembrance of my of family. ~Frank Waln On October 8th 2018 artist Frank Waln released a music video for his song Wokiksuye ft. Marie Waln (his grandmother) and was filmed on Pine Ridge. Check out his video below! About Frank Waln: Frank….

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R. Carlos Nakai film set to release soon

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People all over the world are familiar with the soft sounds of Carlos Nakai’s flute. In a new documentary film, we learn more about the man behind the music. Snapshots Music and Arts Foundation had the following to say about the upcoming feature. “Through his dedicated work, Mr. Nakai has….

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“Rise” Music Video by Samuel Johns

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June 29th was the official debut of Samuel John’s music video for his popular song Rise. Check it out below, and blast it from your car! Message from AK Rebel: This video couldn’t of happened without the help of the community coming together. I want to thank Aaron Tolen &….

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Meet the Pow Wow Dancers Behind the Electric Pow Wow

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CBC Arts shot a great video with the pow wow dancers you see front and center at every A Tribe Called Red show. Angela Miracle Gladue (a.k.a. Lunacee) and Matthew Wood (a.k.a. Creeasian) are the Indigenous dancers that take centre stage at A Tribe Called Red’s high energy live shows…..

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Digital Drum Shines Spotlight on Dream Warriors Collective

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We should be so lucky to see this much talent in one spot! Digital Drum recently met up with writer Tanaya Winder while she was on the road touring with Mic Jordan, Tall Paul, and Frank Waln and found out how the Dream Warrior collective came to be. The Dream….

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Native Singer Wows the Judges on NBC’s The Voice

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NBC’s The Voice is back with a new season and loads of fresh vocal talent. The singing competition kicked off its 13th season with blind auditions being judged by Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Jennifer Hudson and Miley Cyrus. In last night’s episode, we saw all four judges battling over Brooke….

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Here Are the 17th Annual Native American Music Awards Nominees!

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The 17th Annual Native American Music Awards will be held in Niagara Falls, NY on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The live show will be hosted by Hosted by NIGA’s Ernie Stevens and feature special performances by Josh Halverson, Kelly Derrickson, a special tribute to Joseph FireCrow, and Lifetime Achievement Recipient….

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Native Depression-A Result of Colanization?

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In case you weren’t aware September is National Suicide Prevention month so we’re going to take some time to talk about a very serious topic-depression. Depression is a serious illness. One that affects thousands of Native Americans every day. In the past few years, an epidemic of suicide has spread….

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Supaman performs for Native Youth!!!

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This past weekend Christian Parrish Take The Gun (Crow) aka Supaman performed for Native Youth groups in the Bay Area.  For those of you not familiar with Christian: Christian Parrish Takes the Gun, professionally known as Supaman, is a Apsaalooke rapper from Seattle, Washington. The child of struggling alcoholics, he spent part….

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Congrats! Taboo & ‘Magnificent Seven’ Win MTV VMA for Standing Rock Song!

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Congratulations to everyone nominated in the Best “Fight Against the System” category at the MTV Video Music Awards! Since all songs nominated were fighting for just causes, MTV decided to award all the nominees with a win. One of the winners we had our eyes on was Taboo from the….

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