Photo: Brad Crowfoot
Kookum is an Indigenous DJ and videographer from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, and Cold Lake First Nations, their maternal Denesuline traditional territory. Based out of Vancouver BC, Kookum has been making a name for their self across the country and is no stranger in the community.
Kookum is an open format DJ but grew up listing to EDM and Hip Hop music. This diverse mix diva slays on the decks and always keeps it hype, fresh, and unpredictable.
Kooks holds down a Thursday night residency at Vancouver’s late night lounge ‘Granville Room’ and is the official DJ for the hip hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids.
Kooks works as a video editor and music supervisor for a children’s television series ‘Coyote Science’. Facilitates videography and DJ workshops. Operates sound and lighting for community dance parties. And works as a DJ mentor at a weekly youth drop in program called The Hip Hop Drop.