An accomplished Métis singer, songwriter, speaker and actress, Andrea Menard crosses cultural and language boundaries by speaking from her heart. She has released 4 award-winning albums and 2 made-for-television programs, debuted her own symphony show, spearheaded a positive music initiative called the Music Messengers, and has performed and spoken all over the world.
One of the stars of the Netflix series, Blackstone, Andrea is a five-time Gemini-nominated actress, a 15-time music award winner, and her TEDx Talk called Silent No More has reached over 100,000 views.
An advocate for reconciliation, unity and ending violence against women, Andrea has performed for Royalty, Prime Ministers, Governor-Generals, residential school Survivors, families of the missing and murdered Indigenous Women, and even sang her song “Peace” to the world’s NATO Generals.
Andrea dedicates her life and work to promoting balance, reconciliation and unity among all nations. As an Indigenous woman who has honed her own voice, Andrea works to empower both the Indigenous and the Feminine voice by rematriating the larger culture. She leads others back to their authentic Self by singing uplifting songs, telling inspiring stories, teaching healing modalities, and providing wisdom from her ancestral teachers, the Patchwork Grandmothers.
Andrea's traditional Cree name is Notigwew Yutin, which means Grandmother Wind. She hails from the Metis Nation of Canada.
Welcome to my Blog!
I'm Andrea... or if you know me by my traditional Cree name…I’m Grandmother Wind.
I'm here to uplift you with positive messages, good news, and topics that relate to Indigenous wisdom and the Rise of the Sacred Feminine. As an entertainer, a Song Keeper, a messenger, and an expert in Feminine Leadership, I offer you tips and quips about your Sacred nature, and your part in our beautifully changing world.
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Music & Message
Watch Andrea's 2018 TEDx Stanley Park talk called:
Silent No More - Using Your Voice to End Violence Against Women.
Silent no More
In support of her TEDx talk, Andrea's released a new single, called Silent No More, to help end the silence around violence against women. Written by Andrea & Robert Walsh.