Known by her Indigenous name Medicine Song Woman, mixed blood Cree keynote speaker Brenda MacIntyre has shared her melodic mesmerizing voice, healing music and spiritual teachings with appreciative audiences of 30 to 3,000 across North America and thousands online. The London Ontario-based JUNO-winning singer and keynote speaker has been featured on CTV, CityNews Toronto, APTN, Global and a front page headline in the Toronto Star. She was a 2021 Pow Wow Pitch semi-finalist and a 2021 Ontario Arts Council Indigenous Arts Award nominee.
For over 20 years, Brenda has used her goosebump-giving voice, hand drumming and unique Medicine Song Healing Technique to help women to improve their self-confidence, self-trust and overall well-being. Growing up with extreme social anxiety and depression, Brenda received a recurring spiritual vision at age 7. After losing her parents as a teenager, her vision returned in the form of many more visions, a painting, spiritual teachings and the Spirit Connection album.
Through her new signature Picking Up the Pieces 13 Moon Program, Brenda teaches mindfulness embodiment practices for mental, spiritual, physical and emotional health. Brenda’s customized keynotes and workshops deliver interactive mindfulness embodiment practices, with simple takeaways to help attendees get grounded and present, while improving their leadership and communication skills, and their lives. Brenda's live channelled medicine songs reach the spirit and often facilitate instant healing on all levels.
The women in Brenda’s programs learn how to cope with and decrease the impact of grief, trauma, sudden changes or chronic pain, while they re-awaken to who they truly are. A Sixties Scoop adoptee and survivor of homicide and suicide loss, Brenda is passionate about helping empathic and Indigenous women to grieve, pick up the pieces and reclaim their identity, gifts and sense of belonging.