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Friday, 28 January 2011

VIDEO - Democracy Now-Special : An Hour of Music and Conversation with Buffy Sainte-Marie

bAn hour of conversation and music with Cree Indian singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie. In the turbulent 1960s, she was just out of college but already famous for her beautiful voice and moving lyrics in songs like “Universal Soldier” and “Now that the Buffalo’s Gone.” Over the years, Buffy Sainte-Marie has worked with the American Indian Movement, but also with Sesame Street, and even Hollywood, winning an Academy Award for the song “Up Where We Belong” in 1982. She’s won international recognition for her music, has a PhD in fine arts, and began a foundation for American Indian Education that she remains closely involved with.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

When do you come to visit Finland again Buffy! I remember to have listened to you and seen you here in the 60ties. Welcome back to sing for us!

Raimo Partanen

Anonymous said...

The Native Tribes of Oklahoma would welcome you with open arms, hope you can come and sing for us..A'ho Howa my Ayv <

Anonymous said...

Come back to Alaska, Buffy ... we need your energy to open eyes on the damage of fracking ... before it's too late.

Love,
Maka, the beader, Homer, Alaska

andrea renee said...

You just have to love this woman and her spirit. What a voice. Thank you lady for all your beautiful stories, your love for the native peoples, and your music.. Many blessings on the path still continued..

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