Pride of the Northwest honours top performers

The Gold Eagle Casino Events Centre hosted another full house for the 19th Pride of the Northwest talent show.

Entertainment lasted all night as singers and jiggers competed for titles and prize money.

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Participating singers each performed one song, and 10 male and 10 female finalists moved onto the second round, and sang a second time. A wide range of songs was performed.

Liezel McLeod won $1,500 as the top female vocalist.

Kiefer Paul was named top male vocalist.

Female finalists included Mary Maralino, Sarah George, Kalynn Bird and Alvina Aubichon.

Male finalists were Aaron Arcand, Harvey Garpidy, Cris Tootoosis and Calvin Wuttunee.

Jigging featured stiff competition. Ashla Michel won the top $550 prize among females, and Levi Highway did so among men. Other finalists were Jocelyn Linklater, Neanna Sasakamoose, Courtney Anaquod, Susy Lister, Grey Isbister, Ted Hood, Brian Waskewitch and Timothy Linklater.



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