A highly sensitive person, Mariee was raised in the small town of Nevada City that resides on occupied Nisenan territory in Northern California.
As a child she grew up daydreaming about the old ways of her ancestors and what pre contact life for the Nisenan might have looked like on their land. Mariee Sioux has long been a fixture in the California folk scene, revered for her delicate finger picking and mystical songs that often reflect her Native American heritage. Poetic mysticism & ancestral remembrance have always been deeply embedded in Mariee's music. There is a transcendent quality in her unique expression that sometimes feels otherworldly. Her ethereal singing aches with haunting sensitivity, calling forth things dormant within us and awakening deeply sown seeds of inner worlds, it often moves listeners to tears. Over the past decade many people have written Mariee to express profound healing experiences the music has supported them through. There seems to be a medicinal quality to her music that is undeniable and sought after in an often destructive and disconnected age. Through her music she distills the wisdom of ancestors in a way that chillingly resonates and heals, with songs that seem to connect you instantly with the original innocence and transcendent wisdom that is inherent in each of us. Mariee Sioux is a visionary artist, channeling and transmitting medicinal qualities through her music. Her first album "Faces in the Rocks" is considered a cult classic.