Kwey! Aaniin! Anangos kwe n’diznikaaz mkwaa n’doodem. Carly Brascoupé is an Anishinaabe kwe of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Quebec) and Batchewana Bay First Nation (Ontario), she is from the bear clan. Her name given by creator is Northern Star Woman. Her name engenders a sense of direction, encouraging others to follow their journey and forging a new path. She was born and raised in Dish with One Spoon territory also known as Tkaronto, Ontario.
A graduate of the Public Relations Advanced program at Humber College in 2016, she is a creative writer with an interest in Indigenous contemporary fashion, textiles & the arts. She is also passionate about photography, film, and recently has undertaken sewing and beadwork. Previously she worked as an event photographer and promoted brands of lifestyle, fashion and events.
She has been actively involved in Tkaronto’s Indigenous youth community for the past seven years. She continues to encourage Indigenous young people’s life excellence, representation, and culture.