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Bkaanak Giizhgad: Talks Aboriginal Hip Hop in Vancouver ; Manik & Ostwelve

Another day,

the nish naabe way

bkaanak giizhgad.

anthems of the indigenous kind

from ancestral beats flowing down the traplines

it’s the deep bass that resonates filling up space

from the aether above us

connects the souls of our feet to the land below us

where cyphers breathe and spark, birthing

indigenous infused rhythms and resistance

maaba hip hop bemaadziwin, that’s the hip hop life.

 

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Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun evokes a spectrum of emotions with ‘Unceded Territories’ — Warrior Publications

Aboriginal artist’s new Museum of Anthropology exhibition grapples with Canada’s colonial past By Matt Meuse, CBC News, May 10, 2016 Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun has been an artist since he was five years old, living in a residential school. When the law was finally changed to allow him to leave the school, he encountered the work of […]

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