From: Hustling Verse


I made it




Sumter is a multi-amorous s toryteller, photographer, and filmmaker who is an eighth-generation Black Canadian with Mi’kmaq, Cherokee, and Scottish ancestry born in Winnipeg and now living in Vancouver on unceded Coast Salish Territory. Sumter identifies as Queer, gender nonbinary, and in the absence of direct knowledge of original culture is left here questioning. Work here has been in support of community, and for Sumter art and writing is more private and anchored in intimate expression.