DeeDee Austin is a 17-year-old Indigenous singer/songwriter and member of the Abegweit First Nation. DeeDee’s infectious energy and authentic songwriting is bringing her recognition across the Maritimes. She’s been nominated for Music Nova Scotia’s Indigenous Artist of the Year in 2021 and 2022, along with Nominations for New Artist Recording and SOCAN songwriter of the year 2022. Austin garnered Indigenous Artist of the Year and New Artist Recording 2022 for her self-penned debut EP Stepping Stones. She has followed up with the newest release of her single 16 and the sequel to her single Buried Truth – Buried Truth Part 2 and 3. DeeDee is currently working on new songs for a second EP to be released later in 2023.