Lison Mestokosho was born on December 20, 1981 in Ekuanitshit where she still resides. In early 2000, she studied Arts and Literature at the Cégep de Chicoutimi where she got the chance to learn more about cinema. In 2018, she directed her first short with Wapikoni, Nikussat (My Sons), a poetic tribute to her children, for Lison also writes poems and short stories. She participated in the collective book Aimititau! Parlons-nous! Published in 2008 by Mémoire d'encrier.