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Kelowna, BC singer finds a prominent place in Native music industry

Singer/songwriter Kelly Derrickson has won several Native American Music Awards during the last five years.
Suzanne Le Stage
Singer/songwriter Kelly Derrickson has won several Native American Music Awards during the last five years.

Kelly Derrickson adds another Native American Music Award to an already impressive resume.

Singer/songwriter Kelly Derrickson from West Kelowna, British Columbia is becoming a big name in the Native American music industry.

She recently collected a Native American Music Award, the latest of several honors she has won in that competition during the last five years. She won the Best Folk/Americana Recording Award for her song “I Am Mother Nature.”

Derrickson recently told Doug Nadvornick that she writes and performs music that is uplifting and meant to inspire.

Click on the "Listen" button to listen to our interview. You can hear more of Derrickson's music here.

One of the Northwest's most seasoned reporters is returning to his SPR roots. Doug Nadvornick will be heard frequently on KPBX and KSFC reporting on local news.