Nakuset is Cree from Lac la Ronge, Saskatchewan, and is dedicated to improving the lives of urban Aboriginals. She was adopted by a Jewish family in Montreal and draws on her adoptee experience in her advocacy work for Indigenous children in care. She sits on the Steering Committee of the Montréal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network.
Nakuset is the creator, producer and host of the television series Indigenous Power, and was featured in Real Talk on Race, the award-winning CBC series.
In 2017, she was selected by the CKX City Series as a speaker/shift disturber thanks to the work she does to shift the status quo for urban Aboriginal women. She was voted “Woman of the Year 2014” by the Montreal Council of Women, and she is the Indigenous columnist for MaTV’s CityLife. In November 2017, she was a speaker for TEDxMontrealWomen.