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Leela Gilday - Aboriginal Female Entertainer of the Year!

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A captivating Dene singer/songwriter, Leela Gilday has many national awards to her credit including a Juno and Western Canadian Music Award for her second album Sedzé. In 2009 she won Best Music Video at the Dreamspeakers Festival in Edmonton AB and in 2008, she received a Fellowship at the Banff Centre for the Arts.

She has toured extensively throughout Canada playing festivals, theatres, ceremonies, and folk clubs. Performance highlights include the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, ImagineNATIVE Festival in Toronto, 6th Annual Aboriginal Music Festival in Saskatoon, and Canada Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and Radio and television appearances include CBC Radio (Stuart McLean’s Vinyl Cafe, Sounds Like Canada) and the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (2008 National Aboriginal Day Broadcast). Leela’s third CD “Calling All Warriors”released  in July 2010 garnered a Western Canadian Music Award, a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award, and an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award. check out her website at www.LeelaGilday.com 

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