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Aboriginal Music Manitoba (AMM) would like to acknowledge the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, and the Winnipeg Arts Council for their financial support of the sākihwē festival.

The sākihiwē festival is made possible by partnerships with the Spence Neighbourhood Association, Central Neighbourhoods, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, and Ka Ni Kanichihk.


Alex Lamoureux

Born and raised in Manitoba, Alex followed his mom around to old time dances, fiddle camps, and music performances. He first picked up the fiddle at the age of 5 and after “fiddling” around for a couple of years, the discovery process continued....

Darren Lavallee

From St. Ambroise, Darren Lavallee has been dubbed the “Marvelous Métis.” He was raised surrounded by music, dance, and the Michif language and is strongly traditional when it comes to his Métis roots. Darren has over 25 years...

Double The Trouble

From Winnipeg, Manitoba Double the Trouble are composed of identical 19-year-old Cree and French Metis twin musicians Luc and Aidan Wrigley. Their blend of traditional Metis fiddling, contemporary and classic Country and Folk music has been...

Ivan Spence (in memoriam)

The family of Ivan Spence are deeply saddened to announce his passing on July 20, 2021.Ivan was born and raised in Eddystone, Manitoba. He married Verna on August 26, 1967 and raised his family in Winnipeg where he worked as a welder for...


Morgan Grace

Morgan is a 16-year-old left handed Métis fiddle player from East Selkirk Manitoba. She has been playing the fiddle since the age of 4. Morgan's style comes from the great Manitoba fiddle teachers she has been taught and influenced by.