Tanya Tagaq's surprise message to young Inuit throat singers

They brought a sense of youth and sheer delight to Justin Trudeau's swearing in ceremony. Meet Cailyn and Samantha.
"I feel sooo famous." We surprise the 11-year-old throat singers who performed at Rideau Hall this week with a message from their idol, Tanya Tagaq. (Carla DeGranpre)

With two brief songs and a burst of giggles, they became Canada's sweethearts. Eleven-year-old Inuit throat singers Cailyn Degrandpre and Samantha Metcalfe join Shad to discuss their recent performance at the swearing in of the Trudeau government. 

Plus, we surprise the young musicians with a message from their role model, award-winning throat singer Tanya Tagaq. 

WEB EXTRA | Watch Degrandpre and Metcalfe's Rideau Hall performance below. 

Inuit throatsingers at swearing-in ceremony

7 years ago
Duration 0:55
Samantha Metcalfe and Cailyn Degrandpre of Ottawa broke into giggles following their performance


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