Buffy Sainte-Marie

Vocals, Musical Artist

1941 –

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Who is Buffy Sainte-Marie?

Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC is a Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her work has focused on issues of Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Her singing and writing repertoire also includes subjects of love, war, religion, and mysticism.

She founded the Cradleboard Teaching Project, an educational curriculum devoted to better understanding Native Americans. She has won recognition and many awards and honours for both her music and her work in education and social activism.

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Born
Feb 20, 1941
Piapot
Also known as
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC
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Ethnicity
  • Cree
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  • Canada
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on July 23, 2013

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