Native American music, culture event June 17

SING JUNE 17 — The Shenandoah Trio, from left, Diane Schenandoah, Joanne Shenandoah and Leah Shenandoah, sing June 17 to raise funds for their trip to participate in the Saint Kateri Canonization. (Photos submitted)

Doug George Kanentiio


The Shenandoah Trio and Doug George Kanentiio will perform Sunday, June 17, 4-6 p.m. at Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University.

Tickets are $15. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. The Canonization of (Saint) Kateri Tekakwitha (Mohawk-Algonquin) will take place on Oct. 21, 2012 by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican in Rome, Italy.

This event is a fundraiser for the Shenandoah Trio and Mohawk journalist, Doug George Kanentiio, in order to pay for the necessary expenses to sing at the Mass of Thanksgiving and report on this historic occasion.

Kanentiio, an award winning journalist and lecturer. will give a history of Kateri Tekakwitha (Mohawk/Alqonquin). He is vice president of the Hiawatha Institute of Indigenous Knowledge, in partnership with Syracuse University.

Tickets are available at Sound Garden, call 473-4343 or e-mail For more information, go online to