JUNO Awards recognize indigenous content

OTTAWA — It was a strong win for indigenous talent in Canada at the JUNO Awards Sunday night.

The awards were handed out at a televised ceremony in Ottawa. A Tribe Called Red took home the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year award.

Alternative Album of the Year was awarded to Julytalk for their Jukasa engineered album Touch.

Gord Downie also took home JUNO recognition for his Secret Path project that documented the story of a Cree boy who ran away from one of Canada’s residential schools.

Northern Cree and Tanya Tagaaq also took home a prize for their work with Steve Wood and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for the score to the critically acclaimed truth and reconcilliation themed ballet Going Home Star.

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