By Rebecca Medel Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Indigenous community leaders were part of the JUNO Awards announcement at Rogers Place in Edmonton Nov. 14, happy to welcome Canada’s noteworthy music makers to Treaty 6 territory when the awards will be held there in March 2023. “I’m honoured to officially welcome the 52nd JUNO Awards to Treaty 6 territory, the traditional land of our people,” said Treaty 6 Grand Chief George Arcand. “Music is something that connects us all. Throughout time past, present and future.” “I think, as part of reconciliation, there’s always been a hidden concern about the continuation of bolstering our ability to have song and to be able to really celebrate some of our ceremonies through different ways of practising singing and using the drum.
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