If you have not yet watched/listened to this song, you need to do so right now! Great work to all involved!
The International Year of Indigenous Languages is a United Nations observance in 2019 that aims to raise awareness of the consequences of the endangerment of Indigenous languages across the world, with an aim to establish a link between language, development, peace, and reconciliation.
To bring awareness to this important cause students at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, Cape Breton recorded Paul McCartney's Blackbird in their native Mi'kmaq language.
Songwriter: Paul McCartney
Translation: Katani Julian and Albert "Golydada"Julian Music
Production: Carter Chiasson
Audio Production: Jamie Foulds (Soundpark Studios)
Video Production: Matthew Ingraham and Multimedia 12 students from ABMHS
Project Lead/Music Teacher: Carter Chiasson