Contemporary Indigenous Canada: Folk, Rock, Electronic & Experimental 1969-2022

One hour of musical selections spotlighting contemporary Indigenous artists from Turtle Island, so-called Canada, in honor of Indigenous Peoples History Month.

Includes earlier influential work by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Willie Thrasher, and Alanis Obomsawin, as well as more modern folk, rock, and electronic music from Tanya Tagaq, OMBIIGIZI, Ansley Simpson, Matthew Cardinal, Ziibiwan, and many more. Featuring artwork by Caroline Monnet (Anishinaabe/French).

AM Radio is an independent platform based in Tkaronto (Toronto) on treaty 13 land, the ancestral and traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Chippewa, the Anishnabeg, the Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat peoples and is home today to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.


Alanis Obomsawin - Of The Earth And Of The Sea

Buffy Sainte-Marie - God Is Alive Magic Is Afoot

nêhiyawak - kisiskâciwanisîpiy pêyak

Ansley Simpson - A Mixture Of Frailties

The Halluci Nation - Remember 04 (ft. Re.verse, Chippewa Travellers)

Ombiigizi - Niiyo Biboonagizi

Willie Thrasher - I Am Inuit

Zoon - Bleached Wavves

Ziibiwan - Miskwaa

Cris Derksen, Seth Cardinal, and Sarah Houle - IKKAASÍ'TAKIT

Jeremy Dutcher - 'kotuwossomikhal

Sister Ray - Violence

Status/Non-Status - Cut Your Hair (Zachary Gray Remix)

Matthew Cardinal - Sleeping in a Grand Piano

Tanya Tagaq - Sivulivinivut

Alanis Obomsawin - Bush Lady Pt II

Dan Auger and Ziibiwan - AAPIISTSISSKITSI

The Halluci Nation - Remember 02 (ft. Chippewa Travellers)

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson - I Pity The Country

Matthew Cardinal - Listen