Kalan Wi are a roots infused cultural group that uses the traditional Lil'wat language and chanting styles to create their own brand of world beat music.
In the Lil'wat language Kalan wi means to "listen, pay attention now".
Formed in 2007, in the Lil'wat Nation ( Mt. Currie BC) Kalan Wi are Leroy Joe (vocals, guitars) Vania Stager (vocals), Russell Wallace (vocals, hand drum, keys, bass etc..) and Richard Doucet (percussionist, back up vocals).
Leroy, Russell and Vania are Lil'wat Nation members and Richard Doucet is from New Brunswick.