Shannon Thunderbird

Toronto, Ontario, Artist, Educator, Singer, Songwriter, Playwriter, Author

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Coast Tsimshian First Nations Elder, Shannon Thunderbird M.A. is an internationally celebrated First Nations Speaker and Artist/Educator. She started Teya Peya Productions in 1991 to provide a world platform for the celebration of the richness of First Nations cultural diversity. Her company is an educational, entertaining, cultural bridge between Native and non-Native people.

Shannon is an accomplished Speaker and Workshop Facilitator. From elementary schools to universities and corporations, she challenges people to connect the power of the human spirit with the issues in today’s high tech world. “She is a voice of clarity in a cluttered world.” She is also Principal Performer and Artistic Director of all Teya Peya productions including the Thunderbird Native Theatre. She is also a Professional Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist, Playwright, and Published Author.


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