Natasha Kanapé Fontaine

Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, was born in 1991 in Baie-Comeau, in the province of Quebec. She is an author, painter and actress. She is a member of the Innu first nation. Her poetry grapples with the wounds inflicted on indigenous communities of Canada by the colonisation - wounds that are still felt today. She has become increasingly renowned since her first public appearance in 2012. Kanapé Fontaine lives in Montreal.

Photo: Julie Artacho