Indigenous Voices Rising

Thunderbird House 715 Main Street, Winnipeg
Thunderbird House 715 Main Street, Winnipeg

Leonard Sumner

Moe Clark

Jessica Canard

NAC Co-presentation

Presented in association with Manitoba Music and the University of Winnipeg

A multi-genre community performance event, featuring an exciting line-up of local Indigenous musicians. The performance will showcase collaborations and solos incorporating hip-hop, folk, blues, and traditional Indigenous musical styles, to celebrate the diverse range of Indigenous talent in Winnipeg.  Hosted by Winnipeg’s Leonard Sumner and Montreal’s Moe Clark. Featuring performances by Leonard Sumner, Moe Clark, Peshaanakwut Jeff Kinew, Boogey the Beat, waNda wilsoN, Chuck Copenace, Ila Barker, Rhonda Head, Nikki Komaksiutiksak and Sonia Eidse. Also on offer is a chance to participate in a Collaborative Community Mural Project with Winnipeg visual artist Jessica Canard before and after the performance.


  • Leonard Sumner Singer-Songwriter
  • Moe Clark Singer-Songwriter and Multi-Disciplinary Artist
  • Peshaanakwut Jeff Kinew Urban Music Producer & Artist
  • Boogey the Beat DJ and Music Producer
  • waNda wilsoN Singer-Songwriter
  • Ila Barker Singer-Songwriter
  • Rhonda Head Vocalist
  • Nikki Komaksiutiksak Throat-Singer
  • Sonia Eidse Singer-Songwriter