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SPECIAL RESIDENCY: "Talking To Water"
Along with the evening performance she's offering a one or two day residency on everything and everyone being connected. It's also about water, the coming lack of water and how to do something about it.
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING Singer / Performer / Composer/ Actress / Lecturer, Joanne Shenandoah has drawn upon her rich heritage in establishing a reputation as one of America's foremost Native recording artists.
In addition, Joanne has given hundreds of lecturers and workshops throughout the world, from the Parliament of the Worlds Religions, to Commencement speeches and multicultural affairs. Joanne appears in "The Last Winter," which stars Ron Perlman (Hellboy; Beauty and the Beast). She has been featured in many PBS, video and television documentaries.
Joanne has over 14 recordings and her music is on numerous compilations. Her original compositions combined with a striking voice enable her to embellish the ancient songs of the Iroquois using a blend of traditional and contemporary instrumentation. Joanne's music reflects the indigenous philosophy and culture which continues to have a profound effect on the world today. From traditional chants to contemporary ballads about Native ways, her music has been described as an emotional experience, a Native American Trance.
Joanne appeared on stage at Carnegie Hall, the White House, Kennedy Center, Woodstock 94, Earth Day on the Mall, and the Special Olympics performances nationally and internationally.
- 2006 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER - "Sacred Ground"
- 2005 CANAB Best International Recording - "Skywoman"
- 2004 GRAMMY AWARD Nomination - "Covenant"
- 2004 Indian Summer Music Award, Best Religious Recording - "Sisters"
- 2004 Sammy Award, Best Folk Recording - "Eagle Cries"
- 2003 GRAMMY AWARD Nomination - "Peacemakers Journey"
- 3 Time INDIE AWARD WINNER
- 10 Time NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD WINNER
"Shenandoah has become the most critically acclaimed Native American singer of her time."
-- Associated Press
"Shenandoah is a Wolf Clan member of the Iroquois Confederacy."
-- Oneida Nation
"...the Native American music scene is brimming with skilled, adventurous artists, such as Robbie Robertson, Bill Miller, Rita Coolidge,... and, arguably the best of all, the remarkable Joanne Shenandoah."
-- USA Today