Ajuawak Kapashesit is an actor and writer who has been working since 2016. His film credits include the short films Shinaab (Sundance 2017, Toronto International Film Festival [TIFF] 2017) and Shinaab Part II (TIFF 2018, Sundance 2019), both written and directed by Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr., and Indian Horse, directed by Stephen Campanelli (TIFF 2017). Kapashesit’s television credits include Bad Blood Season 2 and Outlander Season 4, and his plays have been performed in Minneapolis and Los Angeles. In 2018, Kapashesit was chosen as an Indigenous Film Opportunity Fellow with the Sundance Film Institute.
Kapashesit was one of the inaugural recipients of the Jay Switzer Comweb/William F. White Int’l Indigenous Creator Award. Read more here.