After a full summer of pop-up concerts and collaborations with filmmakers across the country, the sākihiwē festival is excited to present an incredible program of video performance alongside community partners Ka Ni Kanichihk, Central Neighbourhoods Winnipeg, the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, and the Spence Neighbourhood Association on November 25, 26, 27, and 28.
Burnstick takes us to Manitoba for a look at climate change in their Métis homelands for the fourth and final episode of Honour Song season 2. Their 20-minute film by BNB Studios, includes testimonials from Elders Jocelyne Pambrun and Dr. Winston Wuttunee, and premieres on November 17 at 10:00 AM CST.
Fawn Wood takes us to Alberta for a look at climate change in Cree territory for the third episode of Honour Song season 2. Her 20-minute film, by Cree-ative Vision, begins with a round dance song and includes testimonials about climate change from Elders Charles and Mary Wood.
The sākihiwē festival is partnering with the Canadian Culture Centre in Paris, France to produce a week of programming featuring four Indigenous acts from Canada.
Eligible solo artists and bands are encouraged to submit an application.
Pangnirtung's Joey Nowyuk and Misipawistik Cree Nation's Jade Turner are set to deliver hour-long radio performances and four-song videos for sākihiwē music Thursdays with NCI FM on November 4 and 18, respectively.
The North Sound takes us to Saskatchewan for the second episode of Honour Song season 2. Their 20-minute film begins with a beautiful performance and includes testimonials about climate change from Elders Joseph Naytowhow and Maria Campbell.
We're bringing sākihiwē music Thursdays back with six new episodes set to hit the NCI FM airwaves along with Facebook, YouTube and Instagram in the last quarter of 2021. Each episode will include an hour-long radio performance and a four-song video performance for audiences across NCI FM country and beyond.
The sākihiwē festival is working with the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) and the Winnipeg Folk Festival to celebrate the ties that bind Indigenous and newcomer families together with two concerts, entitled Common Ground. Pop luminary Prado and Joe Curtis will take the stage for the first concert on August 11 and R&B singer Sebastian Gaskin will be joined by Dana Waldie on August 25.