Compilation gives new life to old Native North American recordings

Largely unheard and undocumented, the recordings of the Native American Aboriginal community have finally found their place in music history.

APTN National News
Largely unheard and undocumented, the recordings of the Native American Aboriginal community have finally found their place in music history.

Native North America Volume One is a first of its kind compilation that is being celebrated globally.

APTN’s Dennis Ward reports.

 

 

Host/Producer - Winnipeg

Dennis is Metis 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 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.