First Native Music Awards Gala in Quebec

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Photo: Photo: Marie White

The Best New Native Talent Award was given to the Attikamek singer Laura Niquay, for "Kakinkwantcioc."

On October 8, 2011, the first ever Teweikan Music Gala was held in Quebec City in the rich décor of the Capitole Theatre. Geoffrey Kelley, the Quebec Minister responsible for Native Affairs, attended the Gala organized by the Société de communication Atikamekw-Montagnais (SOCAM) under the direction of Bernard Hervieux.