In an interview with TVA Nouvelles, rapper Samian recalls the importance of National Indigenous Day, and regrets that François Legault refuses to make it a holiday.
For Quebec rapper from Abitibiwinni First Nation, “First Nations are Quebec and Canadian roots. June 21 should be underlined in the same way as June 24, as 1he is July”.
According to him, “[François Legault] He missed the greatest opportunity of his life by refusing to make June 21 a public holiday.
When asked about the 215 bodies of Aboriginal children that had been discovered on the grounds of a former residential school in British Columbia, he expressed his concern: “We wonder how far they could go. What we found in British Columbia was the tip of the iceberg. Still a legal genocide, Unpunished. No one will be held responsible for all this, who will be punished?”
Samian 5 . will be releasede album Nowhere, sung entirely in Algonquin. It will be revealed during the Presence Festival.