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Chelsey June & Jaaji Okpik

Despite polar opposite backgrounds Twin Flames found a common musical language. This captivating duo combines two award winning very unique singer songwriters Jaaji an Inuk Mohawk man from Nunavik and Chelsey June an Algonquin Cree Métis Woman from Ottawa. Twin Flames takes the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they echo the voices of their ancestors and depict life on the land as they sing songs in English, Inuktitut and French. They leave audiences fascinated, intrigued and inspired.
They released their joint album Twin Flames Jaaji and Chelsey June December 1, 2015 at Cabaret la Basoche where they were chosen as favorite upcoming artists. This powerful duo won the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriters of the Year. Their debut self-titled album Jaaji & Chelsey June, has now received a total of 5 nominations from several different award platforms which include:
Native American Music Awards in the United States: Best Folk Recording and Debut Duo of the Year
Independent Music Awards: Best Indigenous Artists
Indigenous Music Awards 2017: Best Folk Album

The album also made it to the top of music charts the song Porchlight reached #1 on The National Aboriginal Music Countdown top 40 The Album received two nominations for the Native American Music Awards best Folk Album and Best new duo. The Duo have now played over 500 shows in less than two years with performances that have taken them all across Canada and the Arctic. What started as small flame is turning into a fire one that is staying lit in the hearts of fans and listeners.