Polaris Prize finalists Ombiigizi recommend

Daniel Monkman and Adam Sturgeon aren't new to using music to learn about their past. Both Anishnaabe artists

Monkman with their "moccasin shoegaze" solo project, Zoon, and Sturgeon with his band Status/Non-Status,

have put out albums in recent years that directly talk about their Indigenous heritage and personal stories.

However, by forming the duo Ombiigizi, the pair are tapping into the very sense of community that is at the heart of their culture

offering their take on Indigenous futurisms on their 2022 debut album Sewn Back Together.  

The collaboration got them their first nomination for the Polaris Music Prize. One of the ten albums shortlisted for the 2022 Polaris Prize,

The collaboration got them their first nomination for the Polaris Music Prize. One of the ten albums shortlisted for the 2022 Polaris Prize,