Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards 2010 winners announced in Hamilton

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton

Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards 2010 winners

Friday November 26th 2010

A vibrant list as diversified as the music itself made up the assembly of winners at the podium at the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards. Hamilton, Ontario (November 26th, 2010)

The twenty-two winners represented all parts of Canada. New performers to seasoned artists submitted music with an overall emphasis of fusion of Aboriginal and mainstream treatment of their music.

A number of multiple winners graced the staged again this year with Edmonton’s Wayne Lavalle the winner of three of the prestigious awards. Double winners included the Chippewas Travellers of Chippewas of Nawash, Ontario, Eagle and Hawk from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Joel Johnson of Six Nations, Ontario and Feenix hailing from Edmonton, Alberta.

The critically acclaimed Gala Show held at Hamilton Place Theater was dedicated to Veterans and Warriors both past and present. Headlining this year’s show was the “Artic Rose” Susan Aglukark along with a special drum group made up of Aboriginal Canadian Military members. Also featured on stage were: Eagle and Hawk, Joey Stylez, Gabriel Ayala, Brad Moggie, Janet Panic, Wayne Lavallee, Sister Says, Diyet, And Desiree Dorion.

View 2010 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards Winners here:
http://www.canab.com/mainpages/events/musicawards_files/2010/winners/2010winners.php

Best Album Cover Design - Chippewa Travellers - All My Relations: Kina naag dawen daagnak
Best Album of The Year - Eagle and Hawk - The Great Unknown
Best Blues Album - Joel Johnson Blues Joose Vol. 1
Best Country Album - Desiree Dorion - Soul Back Jack
Best Female Artist - Leela Gilday - Calling All Warriors
Best Fiddle Album - Brad Moggie - All Fired Up
Best Folk Acoustic Album - Wayne Lavallee - Trail of Tears
Best Group or Duo - Eagle and Hawk - The Great Unknown
Best Hand Drum Album - Northern Cree - Temptations
Best Instrumental Album - Arvel Bird - Red River Jig
Best International Album - Gabriel Ayala - Remembrance
Best Male Artist - Wayne Lavallee - Trail of Tears
Best Music Video - Digging Roots - Spring to Come
Best Original Score - Red Sky (Sandra Laronde) - Tono (Red Sky)
Best Pow Wow Contemporary Album - Cree Confederation - Pakosiyimitan
Best Pow Wow Album Traditional - Chippewa Travellers - All My Relations: Kina naag dawen daagnak
Best Producer Engineer - Red Sky (Sandra Laronde) - Tono (Red Sky)
Best Rap or Hip Hop Album - FEENIX (Shawn Bernard) - Collabanation
Best Rap or Hip Hop Music Video - FEENIX (Shawn Bernard) - Strong (Music Video)
Best Rock Album - Wayne Lavallee - Trail of Tears
Best Song Single - Joel Johnson Blues Joose Vol. 1
Best Song Writer - CerAmony