“Voices of the North” Performers Announced
Tuesday, October 28, 2003 at 13:25
The finalists for next February’s “Voices of the North” Aboriginal talent showcase have been announced.
The annual event, which runs in conjunction every year with the Prince Albert Winter Festival, will feature the talent of a number of northern Aboriginal performers.
Every year, dozens of Aboriginal performers audition for the chance to be a part of the popular show.
The peformers chosen to be a part of this February’s show include Duncan Gardiner and Darren Gardiner, both of Ile a la Crosse, Sandy Bird of Montreal Lake, Jeffrey Tsannie of Wollaston Lake, Duane Kimbley of Beauval, Conrad Felix of Sturgeon Lake and Donna Bill of Chitek Lake.
Other entertainers that have won spots in the show are Curtis Ledoux of Muskeg Lake, Steven Sawatzky of Prince Albert, Donnie Desjarlais of the Piapot First Nation, Mo Tourand of Saskatoon, Teagan Littlechief of Whitebear, Terri-Anne Strongarm of the Kawacatoose First Nation and Tammy Cachene of Porcupine Plain.
As well, Cris Villebrun-Tootoosis from the Poundmaker Cree Nation will play the fiddle in the opening segment of the show and the band “No Kurfew” from Beauval will perform during the intermissions.
The 12th annual “Voices of the North” show is slated to run from February 12th to the 14th.