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Song of the Day: David Strickland’s new posse cut documenting “Rez Life”

David Strickland's new posse cut documenting Rez Life
Amanda Polchies kneels before RCMP holding an eagle feather at the Mi'kmaq Anti-Fracking Protest (Photo: O. Michelin)

Our Song of the Day is the massive “Rez Life” posse cut by David Strickland featuring a gang of dope artists including Violent Ground, Drezus, Que Rock, Joey Stylez, and Hellnback.

“‘Rez Life’ is about life on the reservation. What its like for native youth. A glimpse into rez life for the outside world. this song incorporates some of Canada’s best First Nations rappers, DJs and producers. Violent Ground (Naskapi), David Strickland (Mik’maq), Drezus (Cree), Que Rock (Ojibwe/Haida), Joey Stylez (Cree/Metis), and Hellnback (Cree).”

You can check out the self-directed video below.

In the lead photo, photographer Ossie Michelin captures the bravery of Amanda Polchies of the Elsipogtog First Nation, who squares off against police at the Mi’kmaq Anti-Fracking Protest which took place in New Brunswick in 2013.

David Strickland's new posse cut documenting Rez Life

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