Born on May 12, 1992, Ashton is a young Denesuline from the community of La Loche. He attends University through a program at the Clearwater River Dene Nation School on the reserve. This is his first involvement with Wapikoni; he was the director of his first short film for creating awareness on the Patterson Lake uranium mining. He is passionate about Indigenous education, preservation of culture and language, as well as filming and acting. After he completes his teaching degree, he wants to teach in his community and educate his fellow Denesuline on indigenous studies.