Born 5 May 1975, in Cambridge Bay or Iqualuktuutiaq Nunavut. She wrote the graphic story “9 Mile Lake” for the graphic anthology published by Moonshot Alternate History Comics Inc.
A throat singer, artist and author from Iqualuktuutiaq Nunavut, she has received: 2014 Polaris Prize winner for Animism. 2014 Canadian Folk Music Pushing The Boundary Award. 2015 Juno Awards Aboriginal Recording Of The Year for Animism. 2015 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards: Aboriginal Recording Of The Year, Spiritual Recording of the Year, World Recording of the Year 2017 Juno Award, Classical Album – Large Ensemble for Going Home Star.
In December 2016 she was inducted as a Member Of The Order Of Canada.
BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
Moonshot: the Indigenous Comics Collection, vol. 2. Ed., Hope Nicholson. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2017: “9 Mile Lake.” Illus., Stephen Gladue. 82-83.
Moonshot: the Indigenous Comics Collection, vol. 2. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2017: “Biographies”: 154.