Introducing SpiritWind Women’s Hand Drum Group

The name Spirit Wind represents the importance of giving thanks for our breath. Multi-talented artists, singers, song-writers and dancers. Nancy Johnson, Jenny Blackbird, Dawnis Kennedy, Krysta Williams, Michele Perpaul, Amy Desjarlais, Rochelle Allan, Tania Cordoba come together to share Native traditional and social hand-drum songs through stories, drum, voice and shakers.

This style of singing brings women from all over Turtle Island together and offers them an opportunity to practice and live Native spirituality in traditional as well as non-traditional settings. Women’s hand drum social singing is a relatively new tradition, however the drum itself has been acknowledged as the heartbeat of Mother Earth since time immemorial. The drumbeat reminds of our relationship and connection to Creation.