Nunavik singer-songwriter named to Polaris Prize shortlist – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2019111 Views

17 July, 2019

“This album has humbled me in many ways”

The Inuk singer-songwriter Elisapie has been named to the Polaris Prize shortlist for her album The Ballad of the Runaway Girl.

Elisapie, who is from Salluit, is one of 10 artists named to the 2019 Polaris Prize shortlist, announced July 16.

Her album was also nominated for the Juno Awards’ Indigenous Music Album of the Year earlier this year.

In a Facebook post, Elisapie said she heard the news about the shortlist while on tour in France.

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