In case you missed it, Northern Cree was invited to perform at the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony, which took place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 12:30–3:30 p.m.
While they did not take home a GRAMMY for Best Regional Roots Music Album, they put on one heck of a performance! They were joined onstage by fellow nominee Carla Morrison.
Below is the video from their performance.
About Northern Cree
Northern Cree is a renowned First Nations drum group known for their exceptional drumming and singing in the powwow and round dance traditions of indigenous music. The group originated from the Treaty 6 area in Alberta, Canada, specifically from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation. Northern Cree has been a prominent fixture in the powwow and indigenous music scene for several decades.
Their music is characterized by powerful drumming, harmonious singing, and intricate arrangements. Northern Cree has released numerous albums and has earned numerous awards and accolades, including multiple Grammy Award nominations in the “Best Regional Roots Music Album” category.
The group's performances are not only entertaining but also deeply rooted in cultural traditions, making them a respected and beloved presence in indigenous communities and beyond. Northern Cree has contributed significantly to the preservation and promotion of indigenous music and culture.
Buy their Grammy-nominated CD!
Congrats to Northern Cree! Making Indian Country Proud!
Last Updated on September 29, 2023 by Paul G