INTERSECTING CHORDS - A New York Musical Festival Concert Hear Joan sing the beautiful Ajijaak Rise by Dawn Avery & Ty Defoe in a lyrical new arrangement by Dennis Yerry & herself when she appears as a featured vocalist in Intersecting Chords, a 2-show concert produced by Hannah Lang & West Hyler for the New York Musical Festival 2019 season. Intersecting Chords is a concert series that [...]
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To Name An Other - an encouragement event In a special closing performance for Jeffrey Gibson’s residency and exhibition “The Anthropophagic Effect,” fifty drummers will be brought together for an event of encouragement giving names to our current political climate. Joan will be guiding the drumming... “Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect.” - Choctaw-Tsalagi multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972, Colorado Springs, CO) has been the artist-in-residence for [...]
Musical Theatre Factory's Hi-Five Gala Celebrating 5 years of making new musical theatre-makers' works visible and accessible at any stage under the umbrella of Playwrights' Horizons! Musical Theatre Factory's gala will present Joan's performance of Ty Defoe & Tidtaya Sinetoke's Warrior Woman from Clouds Are Pillows for the Moon alongside other featured composer & performers. When : Mon May 13th, 7:30 - 11PM Where : Town Stages [...]
URBAN NDNS Headlliners TY DEFOE, JOAN HENRY, SHELDON RAYMORE & host TONY ENOS bring on a concert of stellar indigenous entertainment that includes KEVIN TARRANT, DENNIS YERRY and more in this Carnegie Hall MIGRATIONS Series feature that benefits the American Indian Community House in its 50th Anniversary year! When: Thursday April 11, 2019 - 8PM Where: NY Society for Ethical Culture TIX: http://ethical.nyc/calendar-date_nysec OR https://aich.org/calendar-events/american-indian-community-house-presents-urban-ndns/ [...]
AJIJAAK 2019 On Tour A new rendition of AJIJAAK ON TURTLE ISLAND hit the road in January to open Chicago's International Puppet Festival to rave reviews, lighting up stages and faces of all ages at Baraboo, Wisconsin's Al Ringling Theatre & Providence,Rhode Island's First Works Festival on the way back to open in NEW YORK in March. What an amazing ride! [...]
ANUSHIIK!! - A First Nations Harvest Celebration Thanksgiving for Indigenous Solidarity All are welcome at SPC's FREE Second Annual Traditional First Nations Potluck Feast and Intertribal Ceremony honoring the harvest season, aka "Our BIG, FAT Native American Thanksgiving -- A Second Helping!" with host Evan Pritchard and guests Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Joan Henry, Luis Sanakori Ramos & Shannon Flynn. Each year, the Community of Living Traditions at [...]
Each Day, Water A Monument for the Water Protectors of Standing Rock and Beyond Oct 2-27 ~ Art Centro ~ Poughkeepsie NY October 13: 3PM ~ DECOLONIZATION: A Roundtable Discussion Moderator Molly McGlennon with Crystal Migwans, Joan Henry, Jennifer Weston, Níish Akumah'kwak 7PM ~ Joan Henry, Earthsinger ~ TRADITIONAL SONGS & STORIES OF WATER AND WATER PROTECTORS Suggested donation $10, Children 12 and under free FOR [...]
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY 2018 - NYC The Fourth Annual Indigenous Peoples Day ~ October 7-8, 2018 celebrates first nations all over North & South America and beyond, with a sunrise ceremony on 10/8, an honoring for Water Protectors, and and astonishing roster of indigenous talent & invited guests including Nakho Bear++Pua Case++Hawane Rios++Robert Mirabal++Martha Redbone++Joan Henry++Tony Enos++Raye Zaragoza++ Silver Cloud Singers++Cody Black Bird Band++Peace Poets++Brother Mikey++Youngblood [...]
Seeds of the Future - An Indigenous Environmental Symposium Joan joins Rick Chavolla, Tony Enos, Sheldon Raymore and other distinguished presenters in this event sponsored by AICH and Friends of Transmitter Park. Connecting the American Indian Community House and North Brooklyn, this event celebrates Indigenous People’s Day by exploring the application of Indigenous Values, Culture, and Ethics through environmental teachings and sharing traditional knowledge of how to [...]
UNITED BY NATURE - Music at Manitoga with JEFF HAYNES & FRIENDS 4PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 2018 THE RUSSELL WRIGHT ESTATE, GARRISON NY Jeff Haynes, producer / percussionist ~ Jacob Lee Bernz, poet / musician / balladeer Casey Erdmann, singer / song writer ~ Sean Harkness, guitar artist Joan Henry, Cherokee vocalist / percussionist ~ Timothy Hill, singer / composer Premik Russell Tubbs, multi-instrumentalist With Julie Harris, on Native [...]