Kish honoured with JUNO nomination

Shawnee Kish (left) and her wife Jen. The couple came to Toronto this past week as Shawnee was nominated for a JUNO Award. (Photo by Sam Laskaris)

By Sam Laskaris Writer Shawnee Kish’s career is certainly skyrocketing. The Six Nations singer, who won the 2020 CBC Searchlight national talent search, is now living in Edmonton with her wife, former Canadian Olympic rugby star Jen Kish. But Kish was back in her home province this past week to participate in various events during JUNO Week, which ran May 9-15 in Toronto. The JUNO Awards annually recognize the best in Canadian music. Kish was one of five nominees in the Contemporary Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year award. “I feel honoured to be nominated,” she said. “It’s been a journey in my own personal journey and music journey so I feel honoured to look back at that walk so far and excited for the future. I just feel…

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