Edmonton-centered Métis singer-songwriter Celeigh Cardinal has acquired one particular of the optimum honours in Canadian songs.
Cardinal acquired a 2020 Juno Award for Indigenous Artist of the 12 months on Monday all through a particular digital ceremony just after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled in-person ceremonies that ended up set to take area in Saskatoon in March.
As a substitute of walking the purple carpet, Cardinal viewed the announcement from house.
“Has it sunk in however? I really don’t think so,” Cardinal stated in an interview Wednesday with CBC Radio’s Edmonton AM.
“But there is a silver lining to not becoming capable to wander throughout the phase and receive the award and it is that I obtained to sit with my loved ones. My son was there and my two greatest pals.
“To obtain out I gained the award with them, that was fairly amazing and I really don’t know if