Results for - Your Canadian Roots Are Showing

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Canadian treasure Buffy Sainte-Marie has been singing and writing music for five decades and just recently took home the Polaris Music Prize which is awarded to the best Canadian album based on artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history or label affiliation, for her album 'Power in the Blood'. Buffy has, at age 74, more than held her own at creating music and involving herself in human rights since 1963, from the age of 23. She has never stopped working, but her passion has always been the rights of Indigenous people of the Americas. Are you a fan of Buffy Sainte-Marie?

1. Canadian treasure Buffy Sainte-Marie has been singing and writing music for five decades and just recently took home the Polaris Music Prize which is awarded to the best Canadian album based on artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history or label affiliation, for her album 'Power in the Blood'. Buffy has, at age 74, more than held her own at creating music and involving herself in human rights since 1963, from the age of 23. She has never stopped working, but her passion has always been the rights of Indigenous people of the Americas. Are you a fan of Buffy Sainte-Marie?

Yes, a huge fan
5%
80 votes
Yes
12%
199 votes
Not sure
11%
190 votes
No
19%
317 votes
Admire her as a person, but not into her music
5%
90 votes
Don't know her
48%
799 votes
As far as the music goes, she has put that on the back-burner to concentrate on her activism, but always came back to it. Are you a fan of any of these songs that either Buffy sang or that she wrote for others?

2. As far as the music goes, she has put that on the back-burner to concentrate on her activism, but always came back to it. Are you a fan of any of these songs that either Buffy sang or that she wrote for others?

Circle Game
8%
128 votes
Soldier Blue
5%
91 votes
Fallen Angels
8%
131 votes
Until It's Time For You To Go
8%
135 votes
Up Where We Belong -Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
19%
315 votes
The Universal Soldier
7%
111 votes
Lazarus
3%
48 votes
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee --Indigo Girls
6%
95 votes
Codine--Janis Joplin, Donovan among others
5%
76 votes
I'm Gonna Be A Country Boy Again--Glen Campbell and others
6%
94 votes
Until It's Time For You To Go--Cher, Barbara Streisand among others
10%
163 votes
Don't know any of these songs
65%
1,082 votes

3. Here's some interesting facts about this hard-working woman you may not be familiar with, even if you are a fan. How many of these did you know?

Buffy won an Academy Award for the song 'Up Where We Belong' from 'An Officer and a Gentleman'
9%
159 votes
Her music was censored by radio stations in the U.S., a move approved by President Johnson
5%
87 votes
She graduated as a top ten student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
3%
49 votes
Although associated with folk, she ventured into rock and became an early adaptor of using the computer in music
5%
86 votes
Although born in Canada, she was adopted by a Massachusetts Native American family
4%
73 votes
She also holds a fine arts degree and her digital art works hang in galleries all over Canada and the U.S.
4%
59 votes
Not familiar with her at all
24%
402 votes
Did not know any of these
64%
1,076 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
8 votes
10/08/2015 Music 1675 20 By: Harriet56

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