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After Kamloops Discovery, Indigenous Music Summit Refocuses

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An international gathering of Indigenous musicians has revised its program in the aftermath of the grim discovery at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
With help initially from the Folk Alliance International, the first summit was in Montreal. The second, in New Orleans, squeaked through just before the pandemic shutdown.

The summit isn't a music festival. Instead, it's a series of workshops and panels on, among other things, making money in the age of streaming and developing links between Black and Indigenous musicians.

But 150 or so musicians aren't going to get together without there being music.…
Ian Austen
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