She has two sisters, Jill and Carrie Ann. Her parents divorced when she was two and her mother moved to Timmins, Ontario with her daughters. Jerry adopted the girls and legally changed their surname to Twain. Because of Twain's connection to Jerry, the media have reported that she is of Ojibwe descent,  but she stated in an interview that her biological father was part Cree , a claim his family denies. Her parents earned little money and food was often scarce in their household. Twain did not confide her situation to school authorities, fearing they might break up the family.
Shania: Still the One
Shania Twain focuses on 'Now' - Las Vegas Magazine
I Feel Like a Woman! But after recording the music for what would become her album Now, she realized she wanted to perform the songs live. Her autobiography From This Moment On enabled her to explore personal themes on her own as a songwriter, setting the stage for the songwriting. Fifteen years worth of those moments had passed since Twain last recorded an album.
Shania Twain focuses on 'Now'
Background[ edit ] In , Twain released her eponymous debut studio album , which caught the attention of record producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange. The two collaborated on songwriting via phone calls for six months, and later established a romantic relationship. Soon after, they wedded in December  and Twain's second studio album The Woman in Me established Twain as a superstar, selling over 12 million copies in the United States.