Canadian Musician - July/August 2017 - Page 44

44 • C A N A D I A N M U S I C I A N and feature traditional throat singing alongside alt-country and folk, with songs for the most part in Inuktitut. With both Inuk and English members, the group considers it their job to tell people about life in the Far North, and that’s led them very far south at times, most re- cently on a tour of Australia and New Zealand. “We feel like ambassadors for Northern Canada for sure,” says Nancy Mike, vocalist, throat singer, and accordion player. “They often won’t know where Nunavut is, so we say, ‘We’re from the Arctic in Canada.’” On ѡѡ䁑չхɅ݅́ѡЁ)ɥqQɔɔͼͥɥѥ́ѡЁݔձͥ)ЁѡЁ݅䳊t́ͅ5qQӊéͽѡݔ͕ɔ )́ݕЁѡȁՕ́ɅɔͼɅ܁ѥ$ݽձѡ)ɔЀ啅́ ѕɵ́%́Օ̻t)5́ѡа ѡɗéѕ䁅ɕ͕݅ɔ)́ѡ͔Օ́ͥѡQѠIѥɕиq%ݔ)䁄ܰ͡ݔͥ%խѥа䁙ЁՅ Ёݕ)ͽ̰ݔЁѽѕȁѥ́Ёݡɔݔ)ɽݡЁݔݡЁՕ́ݔٔݡЁ)Ʌѥ́ݔٔ]ٔѼхЁѡ9Ѡ$ͽ)ͽѕ䁱ٔхЁ䁍ձɔݡɔ$ɽ)ѱ䁙ȁѡͥѡՕ́ѡЁչ܁)ѡ9ѠMݡݔѕѡ͔ѽɥ́ѼͽѡɸՑѕ)ȁ͡܁ѡeѼ́ͅ䰃a'eٕٔȁ͕͡܁ͼՍ)ѥݡЁԁЁܸ`Q䁅ͽѕ䁱ٔɹЁа)ЁѡѼ́ͅ䰃a=䁝͠$ٕȁ܁ѡ)ѡݡɔԁٔdQ䁉Ёѥ)ȁѡ䁉ٕѡհѡݕɔѼѕȁܻ͡t)QɗéѥՍɔѡЁ ̸́͡qe)ѼхѡѥѼɸѡѽ䁽ݡɔԁɔ٥Q)Ѽ%́ȁٕ%́ЁѼԴ)є͕ЁݡЁɕ䁡͔ѡЁ́ѽ)܁ԁЁȁչ䰁ȁȁѕɅѥ́ݥѠ)%́$ѡ́ܰѡӊéɕа)ЁЁɔ͡ձ́ݕt)Qɽ́ݡЁЁȁѡȁͥ́ɽѡ)9Ѡ́ݕQ䁡͕ٔЁձլ5ͥѼݽɬ)ݥѠ%եЁ%́ѥ̸+q]eٔ݅́ݸѡЁѡɔ́Ս饹хЁ9ո)гt́ͅٽЁեхɥЁɕ܁5ɥͽͼѡɽÊe)ȸq́ݔɔѥٔѡͽѠݔ݅́ݽ)ɕݡѡɔ݅ͻeЁɔ9չЁхЁх́ѥم)ɽ́ѡչ䰁͔ݔ܁ѡЁ䁽ѡ͔́ݽձ)ɥЁѡɔݥѠѡѡȁ̸MݔхѕѼɕ锁ѡ)Ё݅́хЁɽQ) ́ɥѼեѕ)Ё̰Չ䰁ɭѥѡ͔)ѡȁͥ́ѡͥݽɱѡЁݔeЁ܁ѡ)ݡݔЁхѕMݔ݅ѕѼ䁅ɕєͽͽЁ)ɝѥѼեѡ͔ѡ́9չлt)5ɥͽ́݅эՑ́Ʌ́ɽ )ɽqٕѥݗe䁥܁ѡɔݽձ)ȁݼ%խѥЁ́ɽݐѡͅt̸ͅq]ݕɔ)ٽ̰a]Ёݕɔݔѡݸɔdѡ)ѡٕܰ͡剽䁥́ͥ%խѥиMѡɗe)́ѕѥ$ѡѡӊéЁͽݔ܁ѡՑ)ݽձɕt)1!ݕ̰5ɥͽ݅́́́Ѽхѥ)ѡɽݑ́ЁѼѡ̸͔͡+q$ѡѡͥݽɱЁͼ )ȁ͍ѡɗéͽ饹ѡ́ɥЁ܁ѕɵ́)-٥!ݕ)Q) )ݡѕٕȁɕѥ̰Ёѡɗé́ѕɕгt̸͕+qAɔ她ѼɕЁݡЁѡ́ՙ́ѡѽ) ٕѡѡ́ѡѡӊe)$ѡѡЁɔЁٕ䁥ѕɕѕɥ)ѡ͔ѽɥ̰ͽѡ܁ͽѡѡ䁡ٕeЁ)͕Ѽɔt)9́ѡ ͥݽɱ܁ɽɕ)ѡɗéɥͥչЁѥʹȁѡɔɽѥ)ѡ䁅 ́ɔѥ܁݅́Ѽ)ͥ́ѡЁݥձ䁭啐)܁ɔх̰ѠЁɽѥ́ɔ݅́Ѽ)ɕѥəɵ%ѕɹѥ䰁 éɕхѥ)́ɽȁѡٕȰݥѠѡݽɱ͡ݥɕѥѡ)хаѡѡٕͥѡչé)ݽչݥѠ́%́́хѥѼ͵݅)ѡɽ՝ͥ)ѕȁݽɥͽݼ́ȁͼЁ͕́ͥ)ЁѼɅєЁѱȁ ($($($($($($) 5͕ɕԁ́ͥɥѕȁɽ$)ѕȁ٥ɕɥѽ9 !éѡѡȁ$)͕ٕɅ́ ͥՑQ$)Q յ̰́ɕѱ$)ݽɭɅ䁽ѡєͽɥѕȀ$)51