Jenna
Broomfield

Photo: Jenna Broomfield
Credit: Jenna Broomfield
Jenna
Broomfield

Medium:

performance, throat singing

Artistic Community:

North West River, NL

Date of Birth:

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1989

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Biography

Jenna Broomfield is one half of the throat singing (katajjaq) duo The Sila Singers, along with her collaborator Malaya Bishop. She was born in North West River, Nunatsiavut, NL and is now based in Edmonton, AB, where she recently graduated from the University of Alberta Law School. In addition to her performance, Broomfield also facilitates workshops with her mother on throat singing and Inuit culture. She is an advocate for bridging gaps of understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous folks, working towards peaceful coexistence.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Group Effort: Collaborative Works Winter 2018 Inuit Art Quarterly
Resurgence of Inuit throat singing April 27, 2018 Alberta Primetime

Performances

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Title Year Role
KATIMAJUIT 2018 Throat Singer
I Know This Man 2018 Throat Singer
Dog Commands (Dedicated to Mini Freeman, 2017 for her book, "Life Among the Qallunaat") 2017 Throat Singer

Discography

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Title Year Role
I Know This Man 2018 Throat Singer
Dog Commands (Dedicated to Mini Freeman, 2017 for her book, "Life Among the Qallunaat") 2017 Throat Singer