Complete Directory

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.

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Akylla

Akylla is Sherry St.Germain.Sherry has staged a miraculous climb onto the forefront live electronic music scene combining breathtaking vocals, amazing musicianship, and a one of a kind live performance.2019 was a giant...

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....

Ali Fontaine

Ali Fontaine is an Anishinaabe singer/songwriter from Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba. In 2011, she was named Best New Artist and earned the title for Best Country CD at the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards. Two years later, she picked up...

Ashley Robertson

Born and raised in Winnipeg, educated at Belmont University in Nashville and touring internationally, singer-songwriter Ashley Robertson is a hard working artist with an impressive amount of acclaim for her brand of genre-bending country music....

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Billy Joe Green

Billy Joe Green is guitar slinging blues man who has earned the Best Blues CD (2006 & 2009 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards), Best Male Artist (2002 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards), and Best Aboriginal Recording (2001 Western...

Bob Chartrand

Independent singer/songwriter, Bob Chartrand was born Robert Marvin Chartrand on August 21, 1957 in Winnipegosis, Manitoba. He is the third eldest child of Antoine and Irene Chartrand's ten children. Bob has four other brothers and five sisters....

​Clint Dutiaume

Clint Dutiaume is a fiddle master who has earned the Instrumentalist of the Year title from the Manitoba Country Music Awards nine times. He started touring in the early 1980's and has performed for thousands of people over that 34-year span.

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...

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DJ Miss Vee

DJ Miss Vee is a young Indigenous woman born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in a small town called Riverton. She moved to Winnipeg at the age of 16 years old, and was introduced to city life. Se discovered her love of electronic music at...

DJ Ren

renata meconse (dj ren) is an anishinaabekwe living in winnipeg, manitoba. her community is pinaymootang first nation in treaty territory two. taking her love of music, she moved from enjoying it and being the "selector" of music with...

Double The Trouble

Luc and Aidan Wrigley are 15 year old Cree and French-Metis twins who began Fiddling and Jigging at the age of 3. The following year they won gold and silver medals in the Jigging and Fiddling contests at Festival du Voyageur. By six, the twins...

Hellnback

hellnback hails from the samson cree nation aka maskwacis alberta, with a lighting rhyme delivery mixed with witty bar penman ship, hellnback has been a major key in natives pushing the envelope and standing up for our rights thru the arts and with...

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Indian City

Indian City is a Canadian Folk Pop band performing to audiences across North America and beyond. Their dynamic fusion of lyrics, music and personality captures the spirit and pulse of a vibrant Indigenous culture. With years of...

Joe Maxim Band

The Joe Maxim Band is a six man alternative country, rock, and blues group from Winnipeg, Manitoba. All the band members are dedicated and talented musicians with different musical tastes. This eclectic mix contributes to the interesting...

Métis Club Traditional Dancers

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Winnipeg's Most

Winnipeg’s Most is Charlie Fettah, Jon-C and Brooklyn on the mic over the beatmaking genius of JUNO Award nominated producers Stomp and Jaymak of Rezofficial Music. The group released two music videos, climbed the Streetz FM charts, and...

Winston Wuttunee

A household name in the Canadian Music industry since 1973, Aboriginal entertainer Winston Wuttunee has wowed audiences across North America as well as Europe and Australia as a singer, keynote speaker, and comedian. Born and raised in...