BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE Biography - Musicians


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Name: Buffy Sainte-Marie                                                         
Birth name: Beverly Sainte-Marie                                                 
Born: 2 August Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada                           
Genre: folk music, rock music, country music, electronic music                   
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, record producer, visual artist, educator,       
social activist                                                                 
Years active 1960-present (singer)                                               
Buffy Sainte-Marie (born Beverly Sainte-Marie, February 20, 1941) is an Academy 
Award-winning Canadian First Nations musician, composer, visual artist, educator 
and social activist.                                                             
"Artists are the people who are able to resist the school system fragmenting us 
because it's convenient to do so, when the art teacher is in competition with   
the music teacher, and all creativity is in competition with the 'real'