This year's Northern Lights Festival Boreal will shift its attention to Canada's thriving Indigenous music scene. In addition to headliners like Buffy Sainte-Marie and A Tribe Called Red , the festival has dedicated significant stage time to up-and-coming artists like Nick Sherman, Leonard Sumner, Quantum Tangle, Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie, The Jerry Cans, Mob Bounce, Ansley Simpson and more.

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A look back at the inaugural Rezilience Indigenous Arts Experience, featuring Supaman, Tanaya Winder, Ruby Ibarra, Frank Waln, Gregg Deal and the Sampson Brothers.

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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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From Aug. 19-21, we got our first taste of the annual Roots & Blues Festival in beautiful Salmon Arm, B.C. Here's a look back at our whirlwind weekend featuring Digging Roots, Crystal Shawanda, Whitehorse, Great Lake Swimmers, The Bros. Landreth and more.

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On Saturday, July 9, Winnipeg Folk Festival made history with an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime workshop that folkies won't soon forget. Here's a look back at Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers on Stage.

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Meet Winnipeg Folk Fest artistic director Chris Frayer in the final post of our three-part series leading up to Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers on Stage at Winnipeg Folk Fest.

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Meet Willie Thrasher, Willy Mitchell, Eric Landry and Duke Redbird in the second post of our three-part series leading up to Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers on Stage at Winnipeg Folk Fest.

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Meet Vancouver crate digger Kevin Howes in the first post of our three-part series leading up to Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers on Stage at Winnipeg Folk Fest.

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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.

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Featuring more than 300 artists over the course of 10 days, the fourth edition of Planet IndigenUS displayed the top indigenous talent from around the world while fostering a cross-cultural dialogue between Canadians. In our latest feature, Australia's Benny Walker and Canada's own Logan Staats talk about performing at the iconic event, connecting with their culture and breathing new life into traditional art forms.

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