Veronica Johnny is a multi-disciplinary, Indigi-Queer Cree/Dene artist, arts educator, producer and woman entrepreneur. Ms. Johnny is a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and presently lives in Ontario.
She’s a performer, workshop facilitator, musician, hand-drummer, speaker and visual artist (@VeronicaJohnnyMusic); and the frontwoman, co-producer and manager of The Johnnys (@TheJohnnysRock). Veronica co-founded the rock band with drummer and life partner Dave Johnny.
Known for their high-energy performances, The Johnnys are an Indigenous-fronted rock’n’roll band featuring music with cheeky lyrics & anthemic choruses on fun, environment, social & political change.
As an arts entrepreneur, Veronica’s the founder of IndigenEd which focuses on lifting female Indigenous voices & stories through music, film & workshops. IndigenEd also strives to create understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people through interactive arts-education and performance events, both in-person & virtual, for all ages.
Nehiyaw, Dene, French, Scottish