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SSIMA’S WINNERS TOUR – BYWARD MARKET

SSIMA's Winners Tour

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

JOEL WOOD (NORTHERN CREE)2021 HAND DRUM/FIDDLE/INSTRUMENTAL OF THE YEAR WINNER
Joel Wood is a Cree musician from Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada. His album Singing Is Healing was a Juno Award nominee for Traditional Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2022. He was a member of the group Northern Cree before venturing into his solo career.

INUIT THROAT SINGING (SUNSDRUM)
Sunsdrum consists of Heidi Langille and Lynda Brown. Located in Ottawa, they have travelled nationally and internationally demonstrating traditional and contemporary Inuit throat singing, drum dancing, and games—as well as providing interactive workshops on the history of the Inuit, and their current realities.

DALLAS ARCAND (WORLD CHAMPION HOOP DANCER)
Dallas is a three-time World Champion Hoop Dancer from the Alexander (Kipohtakaw) Plains Cree Nation.

SECHILE SEDARE (FEATURING LEELA GILDAY 2021 ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR WINNER)
A contemporary roots duo featuring sibling songwriters Leela Gilday and Jay Gilday. This musical collaboration sees Jay and Leela co-write and co-create new repertoire together, harnessing their talents as deeply insightful and genuine storytellers.

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm