Brown Town Muddy Water traces Winnipeg’s Indigenous music roots

Documentary chronicles Winnipeg’s Main Street in 1960s

APTN National News
A rock tribute to Indigenous musicians who helped shape today’s music scene will make its debut Thursday in Winnipeg.

Brown Town Muddy Water, is the new documentary that chronicles Winnipeg’s Main Street in the 1960s.

APTN’s Dennis Ward spoke with the director and has more in this report.

Host, Producer / Winnipeg

Dennis is Métis from southern Manitoba. After spending a decade working in TV in Alberta and Ontario, Dennis returned to Manitoba to join APTN’s Winnipeg bureau as a reporter/correspondent in September 2014. In 2016, he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for his story A Soldier Scorned for APTN Investigates. In 2017, he became a host/producer for APTN National News and Face to Face. In 2020, Dennis and co host Melissa Ridgen were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, National.