In The Key Of Cree

by Ed Peekeekoot

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I wanted to be known as a great musician who just happened to be “Native” as I paid my mainstream dues. This all changed a few years ago after a visit to my home community, Ahtahkakoop, in Saskatchewan.

On this trip, I saw signs that the people in my community were starting to practice their cultural ways once again. There were sweat lodges and the sun dance grounds had been reclaimed. This and other important experiences opened me to a deepening interest in exploring my First Nations heritage through music and, in 2006, I released “In the Key of Cree," a CD of original pieces from my cultural perspective.

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released June 1, 2006

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Ed Peekeekoot British Columbia

Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and story-teller, Ed Peekeekoot, goes from blazing guitar work to foot stomping fiddle and haunting Native flute – all sprinkled with his Cree humor and philosophy. He takes people on a wildly varied musical journey from country folk to a touch of classical and jazz. ... more

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