Tanya Tagaq Gillis

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Tanya Tagaq Gillis
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Tanya Tagaq (1977, Iqaluktuutiaq, Victoria Island, Nunavut, Canada) is an Inuit throat singer.

Her two surnames comes from her mother (Tategak) and her father (Gillis).
At the age of 15, Tagaq Gillis went to Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories to attend high school where she first began to practice throat singing. She later studied visual arts at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University where she developed her own solo form of throat singing, traditionally performed by two or more singers.

She has collaborated with Björk, Kronos Quartet, Mike Patton, Buck 65 or Shooglenifty.


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