TikTok Rock Out

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Congratulations to the winners of the APTN presents the IMA Music & Arts Program's TikTok Rock Out Challenge sponsored by National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI). Thank you to our super host Suzette Amaya for her amazing enthusiam! Now, watch the videos to see who the judges voted for the top three!

Thank you to those that have submitted! 

Submission videos will be posted Sunday, June 20 at:  Indigenous Music Awards Facebook Page

And top 3 winners will be announced on Monday, June 21 - Indigenous Peoples Day! 


Since Nathan ‘Doggface’ Apodaca skateboarded his way into the world’s heart with Fleetwood Mac and cranberry juice, the Indigenous community has been looking for its next 30-second breakout star.

TIkTok Rock Out provides our community the opportunity to create a TikTok video with an Indigenous artist’s song as the backdrop. 

This fun and interactive video competition provided people with the opportunity to record a short TikTok video featuring 60 seconds of one of the following songs: 

  • Ernest Monias - If I Wanted You Girl #IMArockoutgirl
  • Keith Secola - NDN Kar #IMAndnkar
  • Eagle and Hawk - Sundancer #IMAsundancer
  • Buffy Sainte Marie - Starwalker #IMAstarwalker
  • Susan Aglukark - O’Siem #IMAosiem

Prizes to be awarded in each song category:

1st  $300

2nd $200

3rd  $100

Get to Know Your Host

Suzette Amaya, is Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw, Cree, Nisga’a, Coast Salish pf the GwaSala-Nakwaxda'xw Nation, living on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations known as Vancouver. 

An Entreprenuer she is the owner of Suzette Amaya Lashes and the new web show " Suzette Amaya TV" seen on YouTube.  

A Motivational Speaker/Workshop Facilitator, Suzette is passionate about inspiring other to live healthy balanced lives and touches on topics such as; Sexual Abuse, Residential School, Building Confidence & Esteem, Radio, Media & Arts, Self Image, and Goal Setting. Social Media @SuzetteAmaya