Irène-Kimberley Valin-Awashish is Atikamekw from Opitciwan and Innu from Mashteuiatsh. She was born in Roberval on August 20, 1999. Irène first joined Wapikoni in 2018 as a set photographer in Mashteuiatsh. After being part of several film shoots, she decided to direct a music video showcasing her love for traditional songs and dances. She hopes to study theater.