Laura Niquay

Performance Date: 
July 15, 2023
LAURA NIQUAY (Quebec) is an Atikamekw artist with an incomparable voice and style as she performs in her native language, Atikamekw. Award-winning, Laura Niquay, has been described as an amazingly talented folk/grunge artist with a beautifully unique style.

LAURA NIQUAY (Quebec) is an Atikamekw artist from Wemotaci in Mauricie. She distinguishes herself with her incomparable voice, singing in her native language: Atikamekw. Laura is the winner of the 'Félix' for Indigenous Artist of the Year and Album of the year, Indigenous language at the ADISQ Gala, of the Teweikan in the Folk category, Best Performance and Jury's Favourite Award at the Teweikan Gala, and winner of the TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (SOCAN Foundation). Laura Niquay was on the Polaris Long List in 2021 and among the best albums of the year according to CBC Music, Exclaim!, Journal Métro, La Presse for her new album, Waska Matisiwin, a sensitive and grandiose work that establishes her perfectly as a unique folk-grunge artist.