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Orange Shirt Day : Musical Performance Samian

Join us for a live musical performance by Samian, the first rapper to express himself in French and Algonquin.

Originally from Pikogan, a small aboriginal community in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Samian has conquered by proudly wearing his colors; those of an entire people, for whom he claims respect and recognition. Discovered in 2004 thanks to the Wapikoni Mobile project, he has since released 3 albums, one of which, Face à la musique (2011), won a Felix at the ADISQ gala for hip-hop album of the year. He has performed across Canada and in more than a dozen countries around the world.

The show will be broadcasted live on YouTube Live, click on the green button to join us.

In French only

The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to a global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussions about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. A discussion, all Canadians can tune into and create bridges with each other for reconciliation. To find out more and learn about Phyllis’ story visit https://www.orangeshirtday.org/

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YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfgQbtbPq0s&feature=youtu.be