Benjamin Murray is Mi’gmaq. Born on May 29, 1988 in Thunder Bay, he’s been a musician for the last decade and recently produced a short film called Dying in Vein. For the last five years, he has been teaching music and creative arts to youth in remote communities throughout Northern Ontario. Murray plans to develop a multimedia studio in the Thunder Bay area to expand the workshop program and provide a space for teens and young adults to develop their own projects. In 2018, Murray was awarded the Respect Award by the City of Thunder Bay in recognition of his work toward raising awareness of racism and promoting diversity in the region.