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'Hold your head up': watch Buffy Sainte-Marie's rousing spoken word performance

The iconic singer-songwriter appeared on Sunday evening's Stronger Together, Tous ensemble.

The iconic singer-songwriter appeared on Sunday evening's Stronger Together, Tous ensemble

Buffy Sainte-Marie was one of many Canadian guests who appeared on the Stronger Together, Tous ensemble special on Sunday evening. (Vanessa Heins/CBC)

Sunday night's Stronger Together, Tous ensemble special was full of heartwarming moments, some giving speeches thanking front-line workers and others providing unique at-home musical performances. Instead of singing, iconic activist and musician Buffy Sainte-Marie penned a spoken word piece. 

Below, you can re-watch Sainte-Marie's rousing performance, as she reminds us "we're only here by the skin of our teeth as it is, so take heart, and take care of your link with life."   

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