Categories: Groups and Duos, Solo Artists, Songwriters/Composers

Genres: Indigenous-Identifying, Rock, Roots or Folk


Aren Okemaysim
19-2175 Robinson Street
Regina, SK, S4T 2P8

Phone: Show phone number


OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ is the debut of Regina-based Aren Okemaysim, an interdisciplinary performing artist with a background in theatre and in music.

Originally from Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation in Treaty 6 territory, Aren has called Treaty 4 home for the last five years where he has been quietly writing and recording music on the side while focusing his creative efforts primarily in the world of theatre.

With elements of folk, rock, and blues, OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ is the culmination of Aren's life experiences living as an Indigenous person in the land known as Canada.

New Release:

blood in the face - single  (October 22, 2021)

Upcoming Releases:

OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ - self-titled debut album (January 21, 2022)



  • OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ

    Various Artists

    January 2022

    OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ is a self-titled album released January 21, 2022.




    1. blood in the face

    2. Still

    3. Highway 11

    4. Slowdancer

    5. Letter

    6. Magic Mirror

    7. Cry of the Eagle


    Runtime: 33 mins



    Recorded at: SoulSound Recording Studio in Regina, SK.

    Engineered by: Orion Paradis

    Produced by: Aren Okemaysim

    Writer(s): Aren Okemaysim

    Vocals: Aren Okemaysim

    Guitars: Aren Okemaysim

    Drums: Alex Bent

    Bass: Kevin Joseph

    Pedal Steel: Ian Cameron

    Hammond / Wurlitzer: Craig Salkeld

    Additional Vocals (Track #2): Robyn Sanderson


blood in the face

From OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ