Rising Sun Singers

Rising Sun Singers

Whitehorse, Yukon

Traditional Drumming & Song

Viola Papequash, Patti Boss and Roberta Wurtak are powerful acoustic singers accompanied by drums and rattles. Who perform a variety of traditional songs about bringing women back to a place of honour, a place of sacredness. Their songs are about healing and their goal is to connect people to their own spirit, their own heart. They are role models who promote their culture & traditions through song and drumming. Rising Sun Has performed in festivals, celebrations, and ceremonies throughout the Yukon and on the Aboriginal People Television Network, Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC 2010 and Winterlude in Ottawa, ON 2008.