Shawnee Kish is making her mark using music as medicine with her big soul voice and empowering message. CBC names the powerhouse singer as their 2020 Searchlight winner. "It's hard not to be moved by the raw emotion in her voice explains Kai Black CBC Music executive producer. Billboard names Shawnee as one of their Artists You Should Know" while MTV puts her on their list of their "Top Gender Bending Artists" as a Two Spirit person in music. "Shawnee is fearlessly authentic in her artistry," says Zubin Thakker platinum selling producer.
The Two Spirit singer tributes music as what pulled her from a dark place in her life growing up. Struggling with growing up and dealing with depression Shawnee used music as therapy and creating as healing. Shawnee songs like 'Mirror Me' and 'Warrior Heart' have become anthems of hope and strength and were performed at this past NYC 50th Stonewall with artist like Lady GaGa and Madonna as well as performed at the 2020 Canada Day for the Prime Ministers event in Ottawa.
The singer/songwriters powerful voice is dynamic overwhelmingly captivating all the while it holds a level of depth and undeniable soul. Shawnee carries a unique charm" explains (Exclaim Magazine).
As an outspoken advocate for her Indigenous and LGBTQ2+ communities. She leads her passion for music to help heal, working along side We Matter Campaign and Kids Help Phone through her career to empower strength and hope using music the same way it has done and does for her today.