Iskwé wants to confront you with Indigenous issues through her music

Canadian musician Iskwé's latest album, The Fight Within, was inspired by issues facing Indigenous communities today. With her music, she hopes to inspire others to start paying attention and taking action.
Canadian musician Iskwé performing live in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (CBC q)

Canadian artist Iskwé has released a new album called The Fight Within, and it's inspired by many of the issues facing Indigenous communities today: missing and murdered Indigenous women, youth suicide and the natural environments these communities depend on for their health and survival. 

Today, Iskwé stops by q for a performance and a chat about these issues, her identity and the larger moment Indigenous musicians are having right now. 

— Produced by Ty Callender


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