WILLIE DUNN WINS PORCUPINE AWARD
LEE CREMO AWARD FOR NATIVE ARTISTS
Restigouche, New Brunswick
December 14, 1999
Steve Fruitman of The Great North Wind announced the 10th Annual Great North Wind Porcupine Awards. Willie won the Lee Cremo Award for Native Artists.
Having entered the mainstream
of the itinerant Canadian singer/songwriter market in the 1970s, Willie
Dunn went on to record a couple of great albums towards the end of the
1970s. He was popular with any audience he played before, weaving tapestries
of words to portray the biographical sketches of great Indian chiefs of
CAME FROM CANADA!
Willie Dunn is one of seven Canadian
artists selected to showcase at the North American Folk and Dance Alliance
Conference in Cleveland this February. Willie will be appearing in the
Canadian Showcase along with artists Maza Meze, Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau,
Madagascar Slim, Michael Jerome Brown, Kanenhi:io Singers, Njacko Backo
and Veda Hille.
Folk Alliance Canada invites
you to attend two evenings showcasing hot, eclectic, world & roots music
from the frostbitten land North of the 49th.