Tsa’tinée, Nehiyaw, Métis, Euro-Settler
The Eagle Honour Song
Nicole Joy-Fraser (Tsa’tinée, Nehiyaw, Métis, Euro-Settler) is an award-winning, Niagara based performing artist. For over 20 years she has been storytelling for stage and screen, across Turtle Island and beyond, and has worked with many celebrated companies such as The Stratford Festival, The Shaw, Studio 180, Mirvish, Tarragon, Soulpepper, Theatre Aquarius, The Blyth Festival, Native Earth, The Charlottetown Festival, Talk is Free Theatre, CBC, CBS, BBC and Telefilm. As a proud Bear clan member, Hand drum carrier and 60’s scoop witness, supporting each other through healing and the Indigenous arts continues to be a passion of hers and she is grateful to the Aniishnaabeg and Haudenosaunee communities that have been guiding her urban Indigenous journey. Nicole is deeply honoured to be amplifying Indigenous ways of knowing as a cultural helper throughout the region of Southern Ontario.