In an industry that has traditionally kept Indigenous musicians on the margins of the mainstream, artists from around the world – and across all genres – took 2015 as an opportunity to break down barriers and make their voices heard.
"You don’t have to be a great musician, you just have to play something honest and make yourself kind of vulnerable while you’re doing it." ArtsCan Circle founder Mike Stevens on connecting with youth, hernias and more.
For more than 15 years, ArtsCan Circle has provided instruments and mentorship to hundreds of at-risk youth in remote northern communities across Canada. In this exclusive interview, founder Mike Stevens talks about community-building, the power of music and more.