October 11, 2000 Geneva, NY-Joanne Shenandoah will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, in the Albright Auditorium on the HWS campus.
Singer/songwriter Joanne Shenandoah is a member of the Wolf Clan of the Oneida Nation in the Iroquois Confederacy. Her songs reflect the indigenous philosophy of that culture, and use both traditional and contemporary instruments.
Shenandoah has performed at the Colleges before, and has also performed at the White House, Woodstock '94, and the Special Olympics, as well as at various music festivals. She is the winner of Best Traditional Album and Best Female Artist at the Native American Music Awards, and the Eagle Spirit Award from the American Indian Film Institute. She has recorded more than ten albums, including “Eagle Cries,” which will be released next year.
This concert is free and open to the public.