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Lloyd Cheechoo

Decades later, spotlight shines on Cree artist Lloyd Cheechoo

When recording the half-finished song “James Bay,” Lloyd Cheechoo didn’t realize that it would become his signature piece. Even more surprising is that it took nearly 40 years for it to garner mainstream recognition. The incomplete song was recorded, essentially, […]

Indigenous compilation album up for Grammy

Indigenous compilation album up for Grammy

The next Grammy Awards gala will see an album featuring a number of Cree and Indigenous artists from Canada competing in the Best Historical Album category. Mistissini’s own Willy Mitchell is featured on Native North America, Vol. 1, an album […]