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A one hour, nationally syndicated (Native Voice One) weekly show that shines a spotlight on Indigenous artists from across Turtle Island. Produced and Hosted by Brett Maybee (unenrolled Seneca)

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A one hour, nationally syndicated (Native Voice One) weekly show that shines a spotlight on Indigenous artists from across Turtle Island. Produced and Hosted by Brett Maybee (unenrolled Seneca)

    Brock Stonefish Turtle Island

    Brock Stonefish Turtle Island


    Brock Stonefish- (Lenape, Oneida, Chippewa) has been North America for the last 20 years as a performing singer/songwriter and Blues/jazz guitarist. He’s opened for BB King and has shared the bill with the likes of Kiss, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Barenaked Ladies. He tours regularly with film legend Gary Farmer. As a result of their close friendship, Farmer has produced Brock’s debut studio album, Turtle Island (https://www.gaenomusic.fm/episodes/gary-farmers-a-troublemaker).  In addition to his work as a musician, he’s a master guitar builder that has started the Indigenous Youth Guitar Giveaway. Brock knows the healing power of music and has dedicated considerable time and resources giving back to youth from Indigenous communities across North America (https://www.brockstonefish.com/indigenous-youth-guitar-giveaway-series). Tune in to hear our chat about all of this and so much more. Enjoy!



    01 Brock Stonefish- Talking Tree
    02 Janel Munoa- Glowing Flowers
    03 Gary Farmer & the Troublemakers- Stripped Me Naked
    04 Brock Stonefish- Residential Redemption
    05 DDAT- Losing My Mind
    06 Pappy Johns Band- Be There When I Need You
    07 Brock Stonefish- Mom’s Jingle Dress
    08 Beatrice Deer- You’re With Me
    09 PJ Vegas- NSOM Outro

    • 57 min
    Kristi Lane Sinclair's Super Blood Wolf Moon

    Kristi Lane Sinclair's Super Blood Wolf Moon

    Kristi Lane Sinclair (Haida/Cree), raised in British Columbia, currently living along the Campbell River in Vancouver is a classically trained rocker. With 5 albums already under her belt, she’s made waves in the Indigenous Music Scene, particularly with her previous release, The Ability to Judge Distance. Born out of pain, her latest offering, Super Blood Wolf Moon, embodies the true spirit of Rock and Roll.. “Anger and love are the main driving forces at the heart of the album” and it “reflects the harrowing experiences women suffer at the hands of domestic abusers.”  Recorded at Jukasa Studios in Ohsweken with Juno nominated singer/songwriter Terra Lightfoot producing, Kristi expertly balances thoughtful lyrics with catchy hooks and beats in a way that’ll keep you captivated from start to finish. Tune in to our hear our chat and enjoy some of the finest new rock tunes from the one and only Kristi Lane Sinclair. Enjoy!



    01 Kristi Lane Sinclair- Dogfish Woman
    02 Kristi Lane Sinclair- Heartbites
    03 Pura Fe Trio- Woman Sacred
    04 Andrina Turenne- See Me Through the Night
    05 Kristi Lane Sinclair- Break (Ft Kelly Fraser)
    06 Raye Zaragoza- Fight Like a Girl
    07 Edzi-u- Warrior Song
    08 Kristi Lane Sinclair- Desire
    09 Dalannah Gail Bowen- Lullaby for the Missing and Murdered Women
    10 Kelly Fraser- Immamiit

    • 58 min
    Rob Ludgate Dead Precedents/Khu.éex The Magic of Noise

    Rob Ludgate Dead Precedents/Khu.éex The Magic of Noise


    Rob Ludgate- (Blackfoot) lives and works on the Lummi Territory in Washington State. He’s a long time member of the Seattle artist collective, Khu.éex. For a full introduction check out our discussion in Jan of 2022 (https://www.gaenomusic.fm/episodes/khu-eex). This time around Rob joins me to discuss his latest solo effort, Captain Raab’s Dead Precedents and Khu.éex’s new documentary, The Magic of Noise, not to mention their 3 or 4 upcoming albums. The great thing about the experimental/jazz/funk nature of of Rob and Khu.éex is the opportunity to change the production style to fit the music. Turn it up and sing along. Enjoy the music and the chat! 


    01 Khu.éex- They Forgot They Survived
        (A- Captain Raab- Scene 1 from Dead Precedents) 
    03 Khu.éex- Before the Raven Call
        (B- Captain Raab- Scene 2 from Dead Precedents)
    05 Khu.éex- The Concept of Time Itself
        (C- Captain Raab- Scene 3 from Dead Precedents)
    07 Khu.éex- Spiritual Warfare 

    • 57 min
    Marc Merilainen and the Great Sea

    Marc Merilainen and the Great Sea

    2023 Gaënö’ Marc Merilainen

    Marc Merilainen (Ojibway, Finnish), has been the leader of the band Nadjiwan for the last 3 decades. Their latest album, The Great Sea was released in April (2023) and is already gaining traction in the scene. Additionally, he and his wife, Laura, have established a successful record label called Merilainen Music. Not just a record label, they also specialize as an artist incubator, help with artist management and place an emphasis on the need for musicians to be educated in the music industry. Over the last several months, a number of Gaënö’ guests have been Merilainen Music artists. This week, to commemorate the new album and the recent successes of the label, Marc joins me in a celebration of all things Merilainen Music. Enjoy!



    01 Nadjiwan- Break to the West
    02 Nadjiwan- Anymore
    03 Sandy Scofield- George
    04 Stoik- Awakening
    05 Nadjiwan- Animikii
    06 Berk Jodoin- That’s Love
    07 1 Gram- Anybody Everybody
    08 Nadijwan- Beautiful Darkness
    09 JC Campbell- Walk in Love

    • 57 min
    Graeme Jonez Creatures and Criminals

    Graeme Jonez Creatures and Criminals

    Graeme Jonez (Anishinaabe) is a member of the Sheguiandah Ojibway First Nation and grew up on Manitoulin Island. As an alumni of the Manitoba Musics Indigenous Music Residency, his single Black Magic Goldmine on the 2009 Dig Your Roots compilation. He took a break from songwriting for over a decade but he’s back with a brand new collection of tunes thats sure to keep you entertained from start to finish. This week, Graeme joins me to discuss some of the stories found on Creatures & Criminals (2023), his love of the studio and so much more. Enjoy!


    01 Graeme Jonez- The Flood! 
    02 Graeme Jonez- 100 Days Deep
    03 Bebe Buckskin- Baby Blue
    04 Blue Moon Marquee- Hound Dog on a Chain
    05 Graeme Jonez- Mary the Diamond Runner
    06 Samantha Crane- Holding to the Edge of Night
    07 Celeigh Cardinal- Wrong Love
    08 Graeme Jonez- Black Magic Goldmine
    09 Levi Platero- One Day
    10 Cary Morin- Dire Wolf

    • 57 min
    Mimi O'Bonsawin's Willow

    Mimi O'Bonsawin's Willow

    Mimi O’Bonsawin, Abenaki/Francophone, is a long returning guest to Gaënö’. Whether talking about culture or the land, hers is a story of reconnection. Throughout the years, her musics been featured in TV and film, including APTN’s Mohawk Girls and Showtimes Ray Donovan. In 2019 she won the Best Pop Album award at the Indigenous Music Awards. 2023 has already been a huge year for her. On March 3, she released her album, Willow, she got married, played her first shows in Ireland and is releasing another album later this year. This week Mimi joins me to discuss all this and so much more. Enjoy!


    01 Mimi O’Bonsawin- Here’s to the Women
    02 Mimi O’Bonsawin- Willow
    03 Keith Secola- Kokopelli Blues
    04 Elexa Dawson- Speak Again
    05 Mimi O’Bonsawin- The River
    06 Aysanabe- Nomads
    07 Joy Harjo- Earth House
    08 Mimi O’Bonaswin- I Wish I was a Farmer
    09 Julian Taylor- Seeds
    10 Buffy Sainte Marie- With You Honey

    • 57 min

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