Internationally renowned ensemble Eastern Eagle is made up of proud Mi’kmaq singers from Sipekne’katik First Nation. Since 1993, they have been soaring the globe, sharing their gifts of exhilarating vocals and thunderous drum performances.
Eastern Eagle has performed at some of the most prestigious powwows in North America. The group performed at the Gathering of Nations in New Mexico, the Shakopee Wacipi in Minnesota and placed third at the 2008 Schemitzun World Championship in Connecticut. They have also acted as Host Drum at many powwows throughout Atlantic Canada, including the Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow in Six Nations Ontario and Schemitzun in 2013. Eastern Eagle has worked on films with Walt Disney Pictures and CBC. They have also been guests on APTN’s Eastern Tides and The Candy Show hosted by Candy Palmater. In 2019 their album Mimajualuksi’kw – It Gives Us Life was nominated for the Best Pow Wow – Traditional Album award at the Indigenous Music Awards.