“Song of the Drum”

It is the mission of the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards to
- Acknowledge and honour the keepers, teachers, promoters, creators and performers of Aboriginal music
- Continue to develop and promote the diversity of all Aboriginal music
- Showcase and celebrate the excellence of Aboriginal music, and to
- Recognize the unique vision of Aboriginal musicians and encourage this rich voice.

At the next ceremony presenting the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, you have been selected to explain, in a speech before a national audience, how contemporary Passamaquoddy, Mi’qmaq, and Maliseet musicians honour their traditional music heritage as they perform their music in the twenty-first century. Research for your presentation should be based upon input from members of these First Nations.

Ian Andrews
c. 2007
© 2007, Heritage Branch, Province of New Brunswick. All Rights Reserved.

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