Shannon (M.A., B.A. Hon.), is proudly descended from the northern British Columbia Coast Tsm’syen (Tsimshian) people: Gilut’sau Band of the Royal House of Niis’gumiik, Gispudwada (Orca) Clan. She is an international singer/songwriter, recording artist, artist/educator, and author.
She is a well-known speaker/storyteller; her fireside talks and original music open the minds and hearts of audiences to the power, importance, and majesty of Canada’s First Peoples. She is the creator of Amgan Łiklgaawks (Red Cedar Sisters) Vocal Trio, the artistic director of the Thunderbird Indigenous Theatre, and performs with choirs across the country.