Join Base31 for an incredibly meaningful night, in honour of Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na Mohawk Language and Culture Centre, a celebration of Indigenous artists.
Host Musician David R. Maracle & Friends come together for a wonderful evening of music, and reflection, also in the spirit of the Truth & Reconciliation day which is now a National day of Recognition for the Residential School Survivors.
David is a community member from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, an Activist for Indigenous Rights & Culture, an international award-winning multi-instrumentalist musician/composer, and producer who wanted to bring this concert together, to bring attention to the Mohawk Language program on the Territory. He will be joined by Instrumentalist Donald Quan, with a cameo opening by Indigenous Youth Artist eaoh Argos.
Dont miss the special opening song & dance by Kanyen’kehà:ka Dancer from Six Nations of the Grand River, Mark Monture & David R. Maracle to open the show.
The MAIN HEADLINERS OF THE EVENING are none other than the talented JUNO award-winning husband and wife duo, Digging Roots, will grace us with their style blends of folk-rock, pop, blues, and hip hop. Raven Kanatakta and ShoShona Kish won the Canadian Aboriginal Music Award for Best Group in 2007. In 2018, Shoshona was awarded the Womex 18 Professional Excellence Award, while Raven was awarded the Cobalt Award at the 2016 Maple Blues Awards.
Doors Open: 6:00 p.m.
Concert: 6:30 p.m.
David R. Maracle and Friends Present Digging Roots: A Benefit Concert for Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na – Sept 24th 2022
Base31 – The Drill Hall
343 County Road 22, Prince Edward
ON K0K 2T0