2013 CFMA Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year Nominee – brings a huge heart, tons of soul, a rich alto and fine guitar playing to her performances. Lafortune’s lyrics are profound and prophetic instruments for change; her grooves and melodies irresistible. Lafortune is what cosmopolitan is – her adoptive and biological families’ histories winding together to create a unique sound. She is currently preparing a book of poetry; a Canada Council sponsored photography project; and is pre-production with a number of new songs. Diem works with KAIROS Canada as a member of the KAIROS Blanket Exercise Team.