David McLeod (Ojibway/Métis) is the General Manager of Native Communications Incorporated (NCI) and the Co-Chair of NMC’s Indigenous Advisory Committee. In episode 2 of NMC Amplifier, he discusses the work being done through the committee, as well as 25 years of collecting Indigenous music, the resilience of Indigenous culture, and learning stories through songs.
Hosted by Andrew Mosker, President and CEO of the National Music Centre, NMC Amplifier seeks to move the needle forward on issues in music through shared ideas. It touches on topics such as music as an economic driver, sharing culture through songs, the creative and artistic process of songwriting, and music’s capacity to heal. Guests include artists, entrepreneurs, innovators, authors, and music therapists — music champions who are in the spotlight or working behind the scenes.
Watch Episode 2 of NMC Amplifier with special guest David McLeod: