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.
From Portage La Prairie Manitoba, Melissa has been surrounded by music her entire life. Her Uncles, Darren Lavallee and Mark Morrisseau, both accomplished fiddle players, were a major influence on Melissa. Melissa received her first fiddle at...