Christa Couture is an award-winning performing and recording artist, non-fiction writer, broadcaster, and cyborg. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), queer, and a mom. Her fourth album Long Time Leaving was released in 2016 on Black Hen Music and was nominated for Best Folk Album at the year’s Indigenous Music Awards. She has a new LP releasing Spring 2020 called Safe Harbour. As a writer and storyteller, she has been published in Room, Shameless, and Augur magazines, and on cbc.ca. In 2018, her CBC article and photos on disability and pregnancy went viral. Couture is a frequent contributor to CBC Radio and is currently the weekend morning on-air host at 106.5 elmnt fm in Toronto. Her first book, How to Lose Everything, will be published in September 2020. Couture lived for many years in Vancouver, BC, but now calls Toronto home.
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