Star Nahwegahbo is Ojibway/Scottish from Aundeck Omni Kaning, First Nation located on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Star is a mother, front line Social Service Worker of 12 years, community activist living and working in the Mount Dennis Neighbourhood in Toronto, and recently attended the Indigenous Visual Culture Program at OCAD University. Star has a background and is experienced in developing and facilitating community art workshops. As an interdisciplinary artist, Star has explored a wide range of mediums and conceptual themes like the impact of colonial violence on motherhood. Presently, she is leaning into a more spiritually focused practice, while striving to advocate and give voice to the intense hard work and magic that goes into re-building self, family and community.