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“Tagaq boldly uses her place in the country’s cultural firmament to challenge its very foundation.” – Pitchfork 

Listen to Tagaq’s full interview on NPR’s Morning Edition here

“Everyone is responsible for the system that is in place right now; those who benefit from the genocide of Indigenous people are still guilty.” – as told to Line of Best Fit


Tanya Tagaq, whose new album Tongues arrived last week, delivers a new video for “Colonizer,” which witnesses the destruction of symbols and perpetrators of the residential school system. Unrelenting and direct, “Colonizer” is a song that distills 500 years of settler, church and government wrongdoing into 4 words: Oh. You’re. Guilty. Colonizer.