Justin Bige

Tawahum aka North Star cka Justin Bige is a Lutsel K’e Dene and Plains Cree writer from Surrey, BC, whose work embodies decolonization and resurgence.  He is currently working towards his BA in Creative Writing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Justin’s poetry has been published in Red Rising Magazine, Oratorealis, and Pulp Magazine.  Since February 2017, he has featured at Talking Stick Festival, Verses Festival of Words, The Drum is Calling Festival, Wish150 at Roundhouse, and has performed for Stand With Kwantlen.  Mentorship and hard work brought him these opportunities, which he hopes to pay forward.