Biography

Nite Sun is a Cree-Queer-Métis Culture Carrier who embraces, teaches, and continues to learn about their cultural identity through their art. Nite Sun is Non-Binary, meaning they prefer "they/them" pronouns. This also means they view self as a spirit living a physical experience, and to them, spirit has no gender.

So, to honour this truth, they choose to walk with their Cree Spirit name, Tipiskâw (meaning "Nite") and Pîsim (meaning "Sun"). They are a being of many talents, emotions, and teachings. They understand that they still have much to learn, and as they reflect on their journey, they wish to share what they can along the way.

 

Their Art consists of Hip Hop Music, Poetry, Dancing and Acting.

 

Nite Sun's homelands are out on the East Prairie Métis Settlement and Sawridge First Nation, which are both located in Northern Alberta on Treaty 8 Territory. Political, sultry and chill, Nite Sun will inspire you to question your colonial mindset, while also empowering you to be your own healer through their artistic storytelling abilities.

Nite Sun has debuted themselves with their first music video called, "One's Place" which can be found on their Nite Sun YouTube Channel. Nite Sun can also be found participating in Snotty Nose Rez Kids Music Video, "Boujee Natives."

Nite Sun has performed for various shows like East Town Get Down (2018), Run As One (2018), Femme Wave (2018), Upper Deck YYC (2018), Khatsahlano Street Party (2019), The New Wave (2019), Vancouver Poetry Slam (2019), The Red Party (2019), SoFar Sounds (2019), A Fine Show (2019), East Van Opry (2019), Hip Hop 4 Change (2020), Protect the Yintah Fundraiser for Wet'suwet'en Nation (2020) and The KPU Surrey Spoken Word Showcase Fundraiser (2020).

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