Buffy Sainte-Marie (born: February 20, 1941, Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a Native Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her work has focused on issues of indigenous peoples of the Americas. Her singing and writing repertoire also includes subjects of love, war, religion, and mysticism. She had a big international hit song with "Soldier Blue".
Buffy St. Marie is a Canadian Cree singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. She was born Beverly Sainte-Marie in 1941 on the Piapot Cree Indian reserve in the Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Universal Soldier.Sask Buffy Sainte-Marie Once blacklisted by the U.S. government for producing work that could "encourage widespread citizen protest," Saskatchewan-born artist Buffy Sainte-Marie has built a career around songs of love and dissent. Her "Universal Soldier" became a popular anti-war anthem in the '60s, while her love song "Up Where We Belong" won an Academy Award for best song after it was featured on the soundtrack for "An Officer and a Gentlem