The first track from Tanya Tagaq’s upcoming release has been unveiled! Her unearthly voice will get into your bones though the beats of Uja.
Tanya Tagaq‘s newest album, Animism, is set for release on May 27th on the ever fantastic Six Shooter Records. This new track is the first to be shared with the world and we’re stoked to hear the new work.
A few select launch dates have also been announced – mark your calendars if you’re in the lucky cities below and otherwise hit play, again and again.
- May 1st, 2014 – Enwave Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
- May 2nd & 3rd, 2014 – Masterworks 13 with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- May 8th, 2014 – Carnegie Hall with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, New York, New York
- June 10th, 2014 – Luminato, Toronto, Ontario
APTN National News The Justice League is getting a new super hero. The new series by DC comics is due out later this month. And it’s newest member is based on a Cree heroine from northern Ontario. APTN’s Delaney Windigo has the story.
Take a statistical snapshot of the aboriginal youth population in Canada today - and it’s a portrait of both promise and woe. CBC Aboriginal and The Early Edition on CBC Radio 1 in Vancouver will have a special series on aboriginal youth in B.C.’s Lower Mainland next week…stay tuned.
"Native Americans grasp that culture of hip-hop because of the struggle," says SupaMan. “Hip-hop was talking about the ghetto life, poverty, crime, drugs, alcohol, teen pregnancy; all that crazy stuff that happens in the ghetto is similar to the reservation life. We can relate to that.”
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"Probation officer Jodene McIsaac says she dreads telling her 29 young aboriginal clients that she will no longer be available to them at the end of the month. The province is cutting the position to save money." (CBC)
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Money before people.