Joanne Shenandoah


I believe cultural survival is extremely important. I also believe it's important to realize the contributions that we make for each other.

- Joanne Shenandoah

GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter Joanne Shenandoah has been capturing the hearts of audiences and trailblazing a path of peace through music throughout the world. Given the traditional name of Tekali-wha-kwah which means “She Sings” as well as “Liftin the Spirit” in her Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) language as a young child, her musical legacy embodies its full meaning. Shenandoah is a cross-cultural and multi-genre artist known for her beautiful vocals and insightful lyrics that nurture the spirit.

Her 24 albums, singles, collaborations and film soundtracks have earned her more than 40 music awards, including a GRAMMY and 14 NAMMYs (Native American Music Awards), an induction into the NAMMY Hall of Fame, and an EMMY nomination. Much of her music and lectures carry the teachings of oneness with all of creation. She is an Haudenosaunee-Oneida ambassador of peace, human and earth rights.

Join Joanne Shenandoah at the 2021 Parliament

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