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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (04/19/2013) — Joanne Shenandoah, called “the most critically acclaimed Native American singer of her time” by the Associated Press, performs at The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown on Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m.

A Grammy award winner, Shenandoah has won over 40 music awards, including 13 Native American music awards. Shenandoah sings in her native Iroquois tongue. Her daughter Leah and sister Diane will perform with her in Cooperstown.

Neil Young described Joanne as “one of the finest tributes to Native American music and culture.”

The concert will be held in the Louis C. Jones Center at The Farmers’ Museum. Tickets are $20 each and available at the Fenimore Art Museum shop, The Farmers’ Museum store, and online at

The concert is held in partnership with the Iroquois Indian Museum during the Iroquois Cultural Festival held at the Fenimore Art Museum. The Iroquois Cultural Festival is held Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Fenimore Art Museum. Festival and concert admission are purchased separately.  For more information, visit

Publication Date: 
April 2013
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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: