Here is a special treat for Christmas 2020, ready to launch December 11th from Falynn Baptiste, who is a Cree-Métis woman from Red Pheasant First Nation. Enjoy her YouTube video of O Holy Night below, or listen here to samples from the new album.
Click here to pre-order now – for yourself, or as a gift.
Falynn tells us, “As someone who grew up with her language and culture, I thought it was important to promote the language through song. This is one of the first contemporary Cree Christmas albums out there being distributed on a large platform. It will be for sale on iTunes hopefully around the album release date. I’m selling CDs to help offset the cost of the self-funded project.”
Friends here at Cree Literacy Network have helped with preparation of the lyrics (that will eventually be viewable on Falynn’s site under “Cree Chritmas Lyrics” – but for now you can read and sing along from the following page:
Learn more about Falynn and her music at https://falynnbaptiste.com/
Well done Falynn! You are an amazing woman! It’s great to see the news coverage you’re receiving.
tâpwê! It was a gold star day (in more ways than one) to hear Falynn singing in Cree on both CBC and CTV on Christmas Eve.