Aboriginal Music Week was launched in 2009 to develop Aboriginal youth as an audience for live music. The festival presents between 25 and 35 First Nation, Métis, Inuit, Native American, and Indigenous music acts each year. It is held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and is produced by AMM.
AMM would like to acknowledge the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of Manitoba, the Winnipeg Arts Council, and the SOCAN Foundation for their financial support of Aboriginal Music Week 2016.
AMM would like to acknowledge TD, Digital Drum, RPM.FM, the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) and Canada's private radio broadcasters, MuchFACT, Musicians' Rights Organization Canada, MB Live, Manitoba Film & Music, Ogichidaa Arts, NCI FM, NOW Country, Grassroots News, Teekca's Aboriginal Boutique, Amiskusees: Semaganis Worme Family Foundation, North End Revitalization Incorporated, Assiniboine Credit Union, the City of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitobah Mukluks, and Manitoba Public Insurance for their support of Aboriginal Music Week 2016. Aboriginal Music Week's community celebrations are made possible by partnerships with the Spence Neighbourhood Association, the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, the North Point Douglas Women's Centre, Ka Ni Kanichihk, and the North End Community Renewal Corporation.
We acknowledge the financial support of FACTOR and Canada's private radio broadcasters.