Kiana was born and raised in Fort Smith, NT. She is a member of Smith`s Landing First Nation. Kiana is an emerging artist of jewelry which she has been making since she was twelve. Now at 16 years of age, she is branching into henna tattoos. She enjoys making things with her hands from traditional crafts such as beaver fur mittens, dream catchers, and some beading to drawing, painting, carpentry and jewelry making. Kiana has been selling at the NLMCC MAX Christmas sale for the past three years and through The Rusty Raven Gallery & Gift store in Fort Smith. Also very athletic, she is involved with figure skating, cross country running, kayaking, biking and swimming.