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Métis creator from Saskatchewan sees digital network as a ‘cultural hub’ – APTN News

Nov 22, 2022

George Parker seeks to amplify Indigenous voices in all kinds of ways.

On a hilltop overlooking the tiny town of Cando, Saskatchewan is what looks like a typical family home.

This white house is a home of sorts to a world of Indigenous words and music and it’s where owner George Parker launched his music platform called Indigenous Cloud.

“We started up our own company around 1996. We were a record label, as well as a distribution company.  We went around North America, recording some of the top Indigenous artists out there. That kind of laid the groundwork over those years for what we’ve got today,” Parker told APTN News.

Walking into Parker’s control room on a late Thursday afternoon, the beat of drums and traditional singers streams from the studio speakers.

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