Call for Submissions: 2011 JUNO Awards - Aboriginal Album of the Year

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 12, 2010

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2011 JUNO Awards.

All submissions must be entered online at:

About the Aboriginal Album of the Year (sponsored by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network)

Eligible music styles include all traditional Aboriginal music: Iroquois, Social Pow Wow Drum (e.g. Sioux, Assiniboine, Cree, Ojibway & Blackfoot, etc.); all Hand Drums (e.g. Inuit, Dene, Cree, Mic Mak, West Coast, etc.); Inuit Throat Singing; Traditional Flutes; Metis, Cree & Mic Mac Fiddling. In addition, fusions of all genres of contemporary music that incorporate the above and/or reflect the unique Aboriginal experience in Canada, by virtue of words or music.
To be eligible for this category, at least 50% of an album (listening time) must fit the genre.
There are no sales qualifications for this category.

About the JUNO Awards’ Celebration

The Awards’ celebration dubbed JUNO Week will take place March 21-27, 2011, culminating in the live CTV broadcast of THE JUNO AWARDS, Sunday, March 27 from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

ELIGIBILITY PERIOD: September 1, 2009 to November 12, 2010

More information about submitting to the 2011 JUNO Awards is available at


Fees and Deadlines:

CARAS offers an early bird submission fee to those who submit between October 1, 2010 and October 22, 2010.  CARAS members receive a reduced submission fee applicable to both the early bird deadline as well as the final deadline.  If you are eligible to submit, you are eligible for membership. 

Please visit for more membership information.

The submission fee can be paid online with a credit card or by cheque.

October 23 – November 12, 2010 (Final Deadline for craft or juried categories)
$60 for CARAS Members
$80 for non-members

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