Yellowknife may not be known as a musical hot spot, but once a year the community welcomes some of the top talent from across Canada at its Folk on the Rocks festival. Here's a look back at FOTR 2016 with Joel Plaskett, Tasman Jude, Jim Bryson, Iskwé, Lauren Mann, Diyet, Twin Flames, The Midnight Sons Band and A Tribe Called Red's Tim 2oolman Hill.

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A look back at Winnipeg Folk Festival's historic Native North America workshop featuring Duke Redbird, Eric Landry, Willy Mitchell, Willie Thrasher, Shingoose and local singer/songwriter William Prince. And of course the man whose vision made it all possible: Vancouver crate digger Kevin Howes.

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Poet. Writer. Artist. Educator. Entrepreneur. Tanaya Winder truly is a “Girl on Fire.” Here she is with an exclusive DD performance of her poem, Back To The Beginning.

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Who needs a stage? One of our top moments from Summer 2016 was Digging Roots’ impromptu performance of Hwy 17 at the Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival. Betcha can’t watch it just once!

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On April 30, 2016, we had the privilege of catching up with Frank Waln at the REZILIENCE Indigenous Arts Experience in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Here he is with a brilliant acapella performance of Wild West.

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From growing up in a family band to fronting the soulful pop group Sister Says, Vancouver’s Rob and Gillian Thomson have always connected through music. In this exclusive DD Spotlight, the siblings talk about their latest album, the evolution of their creative process and more.

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Showcasing some of the country's top Indigenous talent, Pride Toronto's inaugural Two-Spirit Rainbow Pow Wow featured electric performances by Shawnee, DJ Shub and Digging Roots. In this exclusive feature, the artists reflect on tradition, solidarity and the importance of two-spirit identity.

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From Aug. 9-12, we had the privilege of presenting Aboriginal Music Week's lunch-time concert series atop the Winnipeg Art Gallery. With performances by Jeremy Dutcher, Frank Yamma, David Morin and Eekwol, the music was as captivating as it was diverse.

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A look back at the 10th anniversary of Aboriginal Day Live, featuring performances by Kristi Lane Sinclair, Ghostkeeper, Elisapie, Genevieve Fisher, Joey Stylez, Carsen Gray, Dragonette, Boogey the Beat, A Tribe Called Red, Lido Pimienta, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the one-and-only Buffy Sainte-Marie.

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“It’s a song about watching a friend struggle with addictions and not being able to help them.” In this exclusive feature, Nick Sherman opens up about his songwriting and shares an intimate performance of Still.

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