Michael R. Denny

Michael R. Denny is Mi’kmaw from the Eskasoni Mi’kmaw Nation, in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. A father, husband and renown traditional singer, Michael R has traveled and shared his music all over Atlantic Canada and beyond. In 2016, Mike released his debut album “Traditionally Yours: Mi’kmaq Drums, Young and Old”, which was the first of its kind!

Michael R sings traditional Mi’kmaw songs and composes Mi’kmaw powwow songs for his powwow drum group, Stoney Bear Singers. He is passionate about Mi’kmaw songs, dances and language, and their revival.