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Dr. Will Moreau Goins

Location

Columbia, SC 29202
United States
Will Moreau Goins

Dr. Will Moreau Goins is an author, activist, singer, dancer, and storyteller who celebrates his indigenous heritage from the Americas. A Native American author, storyteller and spokesperson for racial, social, economic, and environmental justice and human rights, Moreau's poems, short stories and writings tell many perspectives and expressions.
Will is a colorful collage of Native American Indian movement, singing, and stories. He uses music, poetry, legend, movement, visual imagery and drums to tell an ancient and contemporary story of the American Indian. He chants ancient songs and contemporary Native songs, plays the native drum, flute and percussion instruments.

Influences: 
Wayne Newton, Mary Lou Williams, Brent Michael Davids, Sammy Davis Jr., Regina Belle, Martha Wash, Miki Howard, Cachao, Tito Puente, Bill Taylor, Joanne Shenandoah, Maria Tall Chief,Raoul Trojillo, Jennifer Holliday, Nia Peeples, Richard Adler, Lucie Arnez, Teddy Harris, Robert Tree Cody, Martha Reeves, Bert Parks, Pale Moon Rose, Rodney Grant, Hasson Hackmoun & Zahar, Eric Oxendine, Willie French Lowery, Brian Mann, David Ylvisaker, Tommy Wareham, Maria A. Rogers, Joy Harjo, Vincent Price, and Ertha Kitt.
Informative Statement: 
Through the arts and literature, Will shows that American Indians are alive and well in American society today. He reaches 25,000 youth annually in performances and outreach. He has appeared in performances for over 40 Ambassadors, international dignitaries throughout the entire United States, as well as, internationally in France, Greece, Italy, Wales, the United Kingdom, Ireland, West Indies, Scotland, Australia and Turkey. He has performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. in the Nation’s Capital and at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
Contact Phone Number: 
803-699-0446
Indian Name: 
Tsiyohi Uhayli do (
Contact E-mail:: 
WillMoreau@aol.com
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