It’s no surprise Hannah Owl Child, Lennon Owl Child and their cousin Erin Manyheads started playing instruments when they were young.
The members of the Siksika Nation-based trio, Double Rider, grew up surrounded by music. Many of their immediate family and relatives are musicians, including one of their major influences – their late grandfather Matthew Manyheads. He was a songwriter and guitarist who toured Alberta in rock bands throughout the ’70s and ’80s.
Recently, CKUA’s Lisa Wilton spoke with Hannah Owl Child about why the group felt it was important to honour their grandfather’s musical legacy on their latest release Echoes of the Past: