Joanne Shenandoah, Ph.D. is a celebrated artist, educator, lecturer, actor, singer, composer, women’s and children’s rights activist, peace advocate, and a member of the Iroquois Confederacy.
Joanne has been called “America’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed Native American musician of her time,” (Associated Press). She is a Grammy Award winner with more than 40 music awards. She is a humanitarian and peace advocate, capturing the hearts of audiences all over the world, from North and South America to South Africa, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Joanne is a direct descendant of Chief Shenandoah who established Hamilton College in Clinton, NY (The Oneida Academy) and who received a Peace Medal presented to him by George Washington.