Inspired by "Indigenous matriarchs" like Kinnie Starr and Buffy Sainte-Marie, JB the First Lady uses hip hop to not only share her story, but offer a different perspective, honour her community and raise awareness about issues like MMIWG. In the latest DD Spotlight, we catch up with JB to talk about advocacy, her latest project and more.

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It seems like we say it every year, but the 2018 JUNOs were truly the best yet. Between the performances, the awards show and the wealth of Indigenous talent, it's a celebration we won't soon forget. Here's a highlight reel featuring Allan Reid, Buffy Sainte-Marie, JB the First Lady, Diana Krall, The Beaches, Jessie Reyez and more.

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Manitoba folk quintet Lakes and Pines team up with Walking Wolf Singers for a powerful performance of their song 'Big Change Coming.'

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In the latest DD Spotlight, Haida/Cree rocker Kristi Lane Sinclair talks about embracing her culture, recording her new EP and more.

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In the latest DD Spotlight, Ojibwe hip-hop artist Mic Jordan talks about his journey and shares his track 'Music Saved Me.'

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Earlier this year, the Indigenous Music Residency invited artists from around the country to take part in a full week of skill sharing, mentorship and networking. In the latest DD Spotlight, we explore what it means for the next wave of Indigenous music.

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Whether they're jamming in a secluded cabin or organizing local music carnivals, Haida Gwaii's Jason Camp & The Posers are all about honouring their culture, building community and - most of all - having fun. Meet them here.

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Featuring a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous talent on the same stage, New Constellations is an opportunity to not only showcase emerging artists and share their stories, but to promote diversity, break down barriers and build community. In the latest DD Spotlight, we go backstage with Mob Bounce, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and July Talk at the tour’s Nov. 27 stop in Winnipeg.

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Manitoba's Lakes and Pines are everything you'd expect from an indie folk quintet - and so much more. Meet them here.

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In the latest DD Spotlight, Colton Scragg aka Illustrated opens up about his painful past and shares a spoken word piece called 'The Ink My Soul Died.'

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