Albert Canadien

South Slavey musician  Albert Canadien is from Zhahti Kue, Fort Providence, Northwest Territories.  He played guitar for his first fiddle dance when he was 14 years old.  In 1964, Albert went to school in Alberta where he joined a band of other young, indigenous musicians.  Through many opportunities and misfortunes, they became “The Chieftones”, Canada’s all Indian Band, who went on to tour the US with the Beach Boys, Jerry Lee Lewis, Diana Ross and many other iconic pop stars in the 1960s.

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