Hanisha Singers

Based In: Whitefish Bay, ON

The Hanisha Singers derive their name from a Traditional Ojibway legend. The Singers are from Naotkamegwanning First Nation (WhiteFish Bay) and are strong in the beliefs and practices of the Anishinabe. The Hanisha Singers are dedicating these songs to the youth, and the elders of today, and also to those who have passed to the spirit world. The Hanisha Singers have learned from the elders that song and dance is a gift from the creator. The Creator is they’re dancing with the people as they sing, the Elders are our teachers, and the Hanisha Singers are honoring them with these songs, as well as the youth. Lead Singers Teddy Copenace Tommy Hunter. Singers Howard Copenace Sr, Murphy Paypompee, Leslie Copenace, Tommy White Jr, Chuck Kelly, Scott Crow, Wayne Crow, Leroy Paypompee, Mark Taylor, Steve Jack, Andrew Letander, Dwayne Paul, Travis White

Artist: Hanisha Singers

Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards: 2011 CAMAS Nominees

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