With ancestral roots in the Lheidli T’enneh, Cree and Secwépemc Nations, Kym Gouchie is fostering change through her music and art. Her music and storytelling bring awareness to First Nations and women’s issues, promoting reconciliation and community building while reminding us that we are all in this together. Her stories are a testament to the human spirit, weaving together threads of her own journey from personal tragedy to triumph.
Kym’s traditional hand drum, acoustic guitar, full-bodied voice and authentic storytelling make her a powerful force. She performs solo, duo, trio and full band, bringing in talented collaborators on vocal harmonies, cello, keys, mandolin, banjo and electric guitar. Indigenous-folk and country tones alongside her poignant lyrics capture the hearts of young and old — her eloquent performances are known for their lasting impact, instilling messages of inspiration and hope.