Joanne Shenandoah Death – Joanne Shenandoah, who was a well known Oneida Indian Nation singer and activist has died sadly at the age of 64. Joanne was announced dead in different social media posts on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Joanne was a Grammy-award winning musician who had released more than 12 albums and performed at the White House and Carnegie Hall to the Vatican. In addition to her music career, She was also a peace / human rights activist.
Syracuse musician and common councilor, Joe Driscoll also announced Joanne’s death in a Facebook post while sharing his tributes to the legendary musician and activist. “Woke up to the news that my dear friend Joanne Shenandoah transitioned to the other side last evening,” He said. She was further described by Joe as a true music healer, who brought joy to everywhere she went. “She was a true musical healer, who brought joy, healing, and laughter everywhere she went.” He continued.
Oneida Indian Nation Representative, Ray Halbritter in a confirmatory statement shared his condolence on Joanne Shenandoah’s passing, he said “We are saddened to learn of the passing of Joanne Shenandoah,”. According to the statement Joanne lived a life with impressive accomplishments. “Joanne lived a very full life with many impressive accomplishments. We extend our deepest condolences to her family.” Joe continued in the statement.
According to Joanne’s official website, she was described as a Grammy Award Winning Artist, Lecturer, Educator, Ambassador of Peace, Earth Advocate.” She was a winner of the Grammy in the Native American music category for her part in the 2006 album, Joanne Shenandoah obituary and funeral service will be announced by the family.
Photo Credit ; Victor Gage shared the photo on Facebook