In an exclusive interview with SOCAN, conducted at the 2019 Manito Ahbee Indigenous Music Conference, Alan Greyeyes – sākihiwē festival Director and deeply rooted administrator in the expanding force that is the Indigenous music community – discusses how its stories are being told, how its artists are seeing global success, and why hip-hop has become one of its strongest, youngest voices.
Manito Ahbee 2019 Video Interview: Jade Harper
In an exclusive interview with SOCAN, conducted at the 2019 Manito Ahbee Indigenous Music Conference, Jade Harper – the Indigenous Music Export Co-ordinator for Manitoba Music – discusses the current state and global reach of First Nations music in Canada, and how her own Cree/Aninshnabe background plays into her music-industry work.
Manito Ahbee 2019 Video Interview: Leonard Sumner
In an exclusive interview with SOCAN – conducted at the 2019 Manito Ahbee Indigenous Music Conference – Leonard Sumner speaks about all of the thought and consideration that went into his JUNO-nominated album Standing in the Light, and reviews the simple rules of building music-industry relationships.