Chanin Lee

Chanin Lee, originally from Winnipeg, is a young Indigenous actor based in Toronto. She realized her passion for acting in high school and has been devoted since. She studied at Seneca College’s Acting for Camera and Voice program, where she learned to hone her talents. Since graduation, Chanin has worked closely with director Jonathan Elliott in the short films Her Water Drum (2018), which was nominated for Best Short Narrative at the LA Skins Fest, and Where the Oak Splits (2019), which was made for Art With Impact’s OLIVE Collection. It is important to her to remain close to her culture and to bring Indigenous voices to the mainstream as a storyteller.

Books by Chanin Lee

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a young teen is thrilled when she gets into art school but shocked to learn that some students feel she doesn’t belong there.
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