Indigenous Now & Forever

– blkcory & e

While one day does not make up for the genocide done among Indigenous People, it is a start on a very VERY long road to reconciliation. September 30th, is Canada’s first official day of Truth and Reconciliation. Moving forward federally, September 30th will be forever known as a day to acknowledge the history, the trauma, and the lengthy road to reconciliation. Truth and Reconciliation is a day to take a moment as a country to reflect and honor the children and survivors of Residential School.

Here at Day Four, we’re acknowledging today in the best way we know how: through music. Below is a playlist of some incredible Indigenous musicians (who unfortunately do not get the recognition they deserve). Stay tuned for the week after next (next week is Pass the Aux!), where we highlight some specific artists and give a rundown on their talents.

Enjoy the playlist and make sure to reflect today.

*iTunes links for each song at the end of the post. *

Tracklist:

Drezus – Solomon’s Prayer
Drezus feat. Dakota Bear – Circles
Que Rock – Old Gold
Team Rezofficial – Lonely
The Halluci Nation feat. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear – R.E.D.
Beaatz – How I Feel
Dakota Bear – Setbacks
Que Rock feat. Drezus & Aspects – Life on Mars
Buggin Malone – Agony
Que Rock – Air in the Night
Laura Niquay – Wactenamaci – Illumine-moi
Jayli Wolf – Hush
Sebastian Gaskin – Come with Me
Jayli Wolf – Bleed Like Us
The Jerry Cans – Nameless
Nahko and Medicine For The People – Part Problem
Sebastian Gaskin – The Wrong Things
iskwē feat. Tanya Tagaq – the Unforgotten
Emiliomg feat. Stuart James – Not 4 Sale
Hellnback feat. Wake Self, The Northwest Kid

Que Rock – Stolen Land
Drezus – The Morning After

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