iskwē Presented by Market Hall PAC
iskwē | ᐃᐢᑫᐧᐤ — short for waseskwan iskwew, meaning "blue sky woman" — is more than just an artist, she is a teller of stories that have impacted our past and will inform our future. Mesmerizing listeners with her truly incomparable sound, iskwē has released three genrebending full-length albums including 2019’s acākosīk which features “Little Star” whose accompanying stop-motion visual won a JUNO award for Music Video of the Year. Incorporating multimedia in her electrifying live sets, iskwē has performed hundreds of shows around the world at iconic locations including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park’s SummerStage, Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, and London’s Border Crossing Origins Festival offering attendees a completely engulfing and cathartic experience. Throughout her career, iskwē has received media support from the likes of NPR, Billboard, VICE, Entertainment Tonight Canada, and CBC.