By the age of 16, Dakota Bear was writing rhymes, recording mixtapes and dropping hip-hop videos. But over the years, his music has become secondary to his message.
Performing under the stage name Dakk’One, the Treaty 6 artist/entrepreneur uses his platform to promote culture, raise awareness about social issues and inspire Indigenous youth.
In the latest DD Spotlight, see what Dakota had to say about building community, his hope for the future and more.
For more on Dakota Bear, check out our Meet the Artist profile.