Robbie Robertson at Six Nations
On October 15, 2017, at the kind invitation of Tim Johnson, Randy was privileged to speak at the Six Nations of the Grand River in Canada. He presented a testimonial to Robbie Robertson - Songwriter, Storyteller, Author, Film Score Producer and leader of THE BAND. Mr. Robertson was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at Six Nations, where he spent part of his childhood and learned to play guitar. Randy also joined many other fine Native musicians in performing 'The Weight', by Robbie Robertson, to end the program.
Robbie Robertson was also a major participant in the award winning film "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World". Randy moderated a post-screening discussion with Director Catherine Bainbridge and Executive Producers Tim Johnson and Christina Fon on September 8th and 10th, 2017. "Rumble" was awarded for Masterful Storytelling at the Sundance Film Festival and took first honors at Hot Docs. The discussion was held at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario.