Controversy

Need help making sense of the whole Buffy Sainte-Marie situation? Here are some links to investigate

The big cultural controversy involves the authenticity of Buffy Sainte-Marie’s ancestry, something that was brought into question by a CBC Fifth Estate investigation. Was she in fact born to an American couple of Italian heritage? The whole thing is a powder keg for obvious reasons. Here are some links (kindly provided by Oreo) that you may wish to investigate.

First, the Fifth Estate report.

Here’s a CBC National report.

Now let’s look at some various commentaries and analysis.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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