FONTINE crafts sanguine lyrics that tell of loves past and present. often using themes of nature to ground her songwriting. Her identity as a Nehiyaw Iskwew goes back to early memories of visiting the family farm on Cowessess First Nation reserve. Through songwriting, beading, and exploring the natural world, FONTINE is working to uncover the roots buried for years, and become a part of a wider community of songwriters. Although FONTINE is just beginning her journey as a solo artist, she has been singing and playing with local Winnipeg acts such as Boy Golden, Sol James and The Solutions for several years, and is a recognizable face in the local scene.