Folk
Andrée Lévesque-Sioui

Infos

Name
Andrée Lévesque-Sioui
Genre
Folk
Nation / Territory
Huron-Wendat
Community
Wendake
Languages
French

Biography

Andrée Levesque Sioui is a Wendat from the community of Wendake near her hometown of Quebec City. As an singer-songwriter, she explores the sacred songs of the world and then lingers on those of her own tradition. She has taken courses in classical and popular chant, sound yoga, Vedic chant and Estill Voice Training. She can be heard in large-scale musical productions, festivals and poetry or pow wow evenings in Quebec as well as in Europe (France-Spain) as a soloist and with the Wendat dance troupe Sandokwa. Kassa, Kiugwe, Ohtera', Land of Heroes, Ozalik are some of the shows in which she has been able to transmit her heritage through singing and drumming.She also lends her voice to poetry evenings as an accompanist (Noises of the world, Nitassinan in my dream, Negroes and Indians, etc).It is with gratitude that she teaches the Wendat language to the adults of her community. In 2011 the album 'Yahndawa' (River) was launched and won the award for Best Album Production and was nominated for Best World Album at the 2013 Native American Music Awards. In 2012, she is the lead performer on the lullaby album Fais dodo mon trésor and in 2013 on the album Ozalik. She recently sang on APTN for TAM as a soloist and chorister.

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YAHNDAWA

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