FUTURE 40

Meet CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 winner Lindsay Knight, aka Eekwol

Eekwol (Lindsay Knight) is an award-winning hip hop artist, indigenous activist and academic.

Lindsay Knight, aka Eekwol, 28, is a 2016 Future 40 winner

Eekwol (Lindsay Knight) is an award-winning hip hop artist, indigenous activist, and academic. (Submitted by Jebunnessa Chapola)
 ​Eekwol (Lindsay Knight) is an award-winning hip-hop artist living in Saskatoon, originally from Muskoday First Nation, Saskatchewan. She has successfully completed her master's degree at the University of Saskatchewan. 

For 2016, Eekwol is promoting her 5th full-length album titled, Good Kill.

Eekwol uses her music and words to spread messages of resistance, revolution and keeping the language, land, and culture alive for the next generations.

Through her original sound she displays her activist roots. She is a supporter of both hip-hop and indigenous culture and rights.

Along with music and academic work, Eekwol frequently works with young people across the country as a mentor and helper. She achieves this through performances, workshops, speaking events, conferences and programs. 

The winning submission above was written by a nominator.

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