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Monthly Archives: February, 2022

Mainstream Indigenous music spreads important messages to the masses

In the past decade, social media has opened up opportunities for more diverse voices to be heard, enabling Indigenous musicians to reach wider audiences...

How a music mentorship is bringing students and Indigenous artists together

Mohawk College Applied Music students are taking part in a cultural musical exchange with Indigenous artists Rick McLean and the Six Nations Women Singers....

Guitarist uses music to bring artists together

Calvin Mulder first discovered his passion for music at a young age and continued his journey by keeping music as the “backdrop” to his...

Building a deeper understanding of truth and reconciliation in Hamilton

Musical Sharing: An Indigenous Artists and Mohawk College Student Cultural Engagement and Exchange Initiative is bringing a college ensemble and Indigenous artists together to...

Archived editions of Ignite Newsmagazine

Ignite News Magazine is produced by students in the Journalism program at Mohawk College. The newspaper is entirely written and laid out by students,...

Creative spaces allow music to do the talking for Mohawk College students

Creative spaces are nothing new. However, unconditioned creative spaces are safe spaces that allow people to do things they love without fear of judgment....

Rick McLean: Crafting a soundtrack for the crooked trail of life

Music has power. It can make you laugh, it can make you cry, and it can even serve as language when spoken words just...

Applied Music program showcases Indigenous culture through new initiative

Mohawk College students have the opportunity to become more involved in Indigenous culture through a new Music program project named the Cultural Sharing: Indigenous...

New initiative aims at reconciliation through music

Music is an important aspect of many lives and can connect to people in ways words can’t. This aspect of telling stories is one of...

Mohawk College music student looks forward to playing banjo in music initiative

When people think of the banjo, their first thought may be folky country music. However, for first-year Mohawk College music student Penny Martindale, the...

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