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Young First Nation Singer Songwriter & Activist

Seventeen year old Ta’Kaiya Blaney lives in North Vancouver and is from the Tla’Amin First Nation and grew up along the shores of the Salish Sea in British Columbia, Canada.

As a singer-songwriter, Ta’Kaiya has performed all over the world in a wide variety of venues. Her music has also been featured in TV and film.

"Shallow Waters", is one of 5 songs co written by Ta’Kaiya and her singing instructor/professional songwriter/pianist Aileen De La Cruz. Ta’Kaiya is also known for singing "Amazing Grace" in the Sliammon language, translated by her grandfather.
Despite being such a young age, Ta’Kaiya has already spoken at the UN meeting across the globe, including The TUNZA UN children and youth conference on the environment in Bandung Indonesia, and the Rio+20 UN conference on the environment In Rio de Janiero.
She advocates change not only for the human condition, but also in the condition of our planet. Ta’Kaiya believes in her culture it’s a fact that everything is connected. "We were put on this earth to be stewards and caretakers of the environment."

This young First Nations performer has a big voice and an even bigger spirit. Ta’Kaiya would be pleased to share her Native traditions and passion for today’s issues with your audience.

Please check out http://www.turnerentertainmentgroup.com/takaiyablaney.html for more information.

Home Base: British Columbia

 
   

The Jeff Turner Entertainment Group
Jeff Turner
1104-207 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1H7
604-662-4144 ext 221
jeff@turnerentertainmentgroup.com
www.turnerentertainmentgroup.com

 
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