Indigenous leaders praised Gord Downie’s contribution to reconciliation as they mourned the musician’s death. A statement released by the band he fronted, The Tragically Hip, said the 53-year-old Downie died surrounded by family and friends.
Gord Downie the frontman for the Tragically Hip who later in his career championed First Nations rights has died. He was 53.
A total of 29 people were honoured in various ways for their efforts advancing Indigenous issues.
The community of Picton, Ontario 200 km east of Toronto is now home to the first Downie, Wenjack legacy room.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises clean water, Indigenous Languages Act at AFNSCA.
Gord Downie performs Secret Path in Ottawa Tuesday night.
Tragically Hip singer schedules two concerts in Ottawa and Toronto.
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A long list of Canadian musicians have issued a statement of solidarity in support of the Idle No More movement including the Weakerthans, Feist, Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip and Stephen Page formally of Barenaked Ladies.