Boulder, Colorado, USA – Silver Wave Records will be releasing next week an album of Oneida Iroquois Hymns by twin sisters, Maisie Shenandoah and Liz Robert, who are both members of the Oneida band. The album, titled Sisters: Oneida Iroquois Hymns, also features renowned Native American singer Joanne Shenadoah.
The recording, which has a strong environmental message, includes popular hymns in the Iroquois language, blending Native American and Christian cultures. “These songs of thanksgiving are vital to the human heart. they remind us that it is the duty of each person to care for this planet in trust for those yet unborn. By raising our voices in song we extend words of gratitude to every living thing“.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.