BIO

Distinguished by Maverick Magazine as
a “Lady of Conviction”, Cree, Canadian
Folk Singer-Songwriter, Phyllis Sinclair
has earned international attention for
her songs of truth and triumph.
Canada’s premium Folk, Roots, Blues
and World Beat magazine, Penguin Eggs
described her song “North Coast Fisher
Wife’s Prayer” as positively impressive.”
In 2008, she recorded Fathomless Tales
from Leviathan’s Hole, an album that
earned her a Canadian Aboriginal
Music Award nomination for Best Folk
Acoustic Album.  From this album her
song, “The Manicure” was selected by
Musicians for a Cause to be included
in their 2 CD set collection, “More Life
in the Years”.  Her song was selected
out of over 350,000 entries world wide.
in 2011, she released her third album,
“Dreams of the Washerwomen.  This
album was selected by Radio Canada’s
International sector as a “Best New
Recording by a Canadian Artist.”  It
also earned her a Canadian Aboriginal
Music Award for Best Folk Acoustic
Album.  Phyllis has toured nationally
and internationally.  She continues to
write songs rich in passion and
seasoned experience.