Feminine Fusion

S06 Ep33: One Life – Joanne Shenandoah

Grammy-award winning artist, Joanne Shenandoah

Composer, singer, storyteller, Joanne Shenandoah


“Music is a healing force – all living spirits sing.”  – Joanne Shenandoah


Joanne Shenandoah’s music crossed a wide array of styles, but were always firmly rooted in her Iroquois heritage.  This week we share her music, her life, her words, and her legacy.


One Life:  Joanne Shenandoah


Tekalihwa Kwha
Joanne Shenandoah
“Matriarch: An Iroquois Celebration of Womanhood”
Silver Wave Records

Iroquois Social Songs
Joanne Shenandoah
“Joanne Shenandoah”
Canyon Records

Peacemaker’s Journey (excerpts)
Joanne Shenandoah
“Peacemaker’s Journey”
Silver Wave Records

Dance of the North
Joanne Shenandoah
“Peace and Power”
Silver Wave Records

Skywoman (excerpts)
Joanne Shenandoah
Gerhard Rebmann, guitar
Studio Orchestra – Tom Maguire, conductor
“Skywoman: A Symphonic Odyssey of Iroquois Legends”
Silver Wave Records


Run time:  58:30

Feminine Fusion highlights the roles of women in classical music. Host Diane Jones brings you stories and music of the women who create, perform, and inspire. Produced in the studios at WCNY-FM.

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