Paws for a good cause

Do­na­tions from Juno-nom­i­nee per­for­mance to go to­wards new build­ing for hu­mane so­ci­ety

Moose Jaw Times Herald - - NEWS - JOSHUA SAN­TOS

Bryan Adams, Cher, Lover­boy and Bon Jovi and was in­ducted into the Ed­mon­ton Blues Hall of Fame in 2015.

“A lot of songs are songs that I wrote this year. Since com­ing to the Prairies I’ve been very af­fected and im­pacted by com­ing back to my roots,” she said.

She will per­form – which is also the ti­tle of her forth­com­ing al­bum – an­other called and a Cree song called

which means “come here” in Cree.

Nash’s

ex­pe­ri­ence is as a

about child.

“In­ter­est­ingly, I wit­nessed kids still go out and howl at the moon at night here. I did the same thing all those years ago,” said Nash. “The song is about our re­la­tion­ship with the moon and the Prairie nights. Those fab­u­lous vel­vet nights.”

She at­tributes con­nec­tion with peo­ple.

“I’m Haida In­dian a lit­tle bit in my own DNA, how­ever grow­ing up in the Prairies, I would say I’m way more con­nected to the Cree and the Prairie peo­ple. My adopted daugh­ter is Cree,” she said.

Her al­bum may fea­ture other Moose Jaw tal­ent and is due for a Spring 2018 re­lease date. to her First Na­tions

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