Celebration of Nations’ Artistic Director Michele-Elise Burnett and Artistic Producer Wahatsa Tim Johnson join us for National Indigenous Peoples Day. Learn more about the upcoming Celebration of Nations 2020 edition and enjoy musical performances by Special guest artists including Canadian Mohawk Two Spirit singer/songwriter, SHAWNEE!
Shawnee Music, the celebrated Canadian Mohawk Two Spirit singer/songwriter uses music as medicine. Sharing her struggle with self identity and discovering music as a healing power through her music is what drives Shawnee’s creative spirit. Billboard recently names her one of their “LGBTQ2 Artists You Should Know” in music. Shawnee’s voice is filled with power, dynamic strength all the while there is a soul and vulnerability that is captivating. With songs like Warrior Heart and Mirror Me Shawnee demands awareness and promotes community healing inspiration through music for community issues and struggles like the Suicide Crisis in Indigenous communities. Her music journey is to share healing, promote self love and encourage empowerment through the hardest of times. She recently performed her single for Suicide Crisis (Warrior Hear) summer 2019 at the Prime Ministers Canada Day event and World Pride NYC StoneWall Anniversary. Shawnee’s voice is a strong one, her message is powerful and her journey in Canadian music continues to reach out impacting Warrior Hearts internationally.