Chilliwack’s own Inez Jasper was nominated Tuesday for a 2014 Juno award for Aboriginal Album of the Year for her CD Burn Me Down.
Jasper, who is proud of her Sto:lo, Ojibway and Metis roots, enjoys bringing her culture into her uplifting and cutting edge music. She travels extensively, touring, speaking and performing as a recording artist, and nationally recognized role model, and public health nurse.
The 2009 release of her first solo album, Singsoulgirl saw her take home four Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards for Best Album Cover, Best New Artist, Best Pop Album, and Single of the Year. Later the album was also nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award and her first Juno. She has been featured on CBC Radio, Winnipeg’s Streetz FM and has hosted the television show, First Tracks on APTN for three years.
Check out her video for Burn Me Down.