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Andrea's Bio…

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 is one of the 2018 speakers for the prestigious TEDx Stanley Park.

An advocate for reconciliation and unity, Andrea has performed for Royalty, Prime Ministers, Governor-Generals and even sang her song “Peace” to the world’s NATO Generals.

Andrea's traditional name is Grandmother Wind.  



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Press Articles

VancouverReal - Healing Through Vocalization – Podcast - Feb. 13, 2018
The Georgia Straight – Women Find Their Strength in DTES - Oct. 25th, 2017
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PA Now:  Empowering Women to be Silent No More - Jan. 21, 2018 - Tyler Marr
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CBC Radio Sask – An Exercise in Learning & Reconciliation - July 2, 2107
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NationTalk – Andrea Menard, Metis Actress, Jazz Singer - Nov. 2, 2016
Global News:  - Positivity Through Music - April 10, 2015 - Carly Robinson
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Maverick Magazine – CD Review - October 29, 2014 by Eric Thom
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The Wholenote – On the Road 2014 Blog
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Razmataz Magazine:  Concert Review - June 27, 2014 by Kollin Lore
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New Canadian Music (NCM) – CD Review - May 23, 2014 by Kerry Doole
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Penticton Western News – August 6, 2103 (see attached document too) 
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The Province – Vancouver – May 2014 by Christopher Tessmer
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Reel West Magazine – January/February 2013
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Huffington Post – The Blog - June 21, 2013
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CBC Arts – November 5, 2006
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Funny Tidbits & Famous Quotes

“I’m speechless!”
— Rex Murphy, Canadian commentator & radio host

Andrea became a pacifist in the Canadian Military.


Andrea is a heck of a metis jigger.

Andrea has sung for Royalty three times.


Andrea sang Big Yellow Taxi in front of Joni Mitchell.

“Now that is one beautiful, talented, courageous young woman”
— His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, Duke of Edinburgh