Sophie Angnatok (Anna-tok: Meeting of Women) Sophie Angnatok is an Inuk throat singer and drum dancer from Nain, Nunatsiavut. Inspired by a newspaper clip of her Anasiak Elizabeth Andersen (grandmother), Sophie has been practicing the art of throat-singing and traditional Inuit drumming for two decades. She is currently part of the Inuit drum dance group Kilautiup Songuninga (Strength of the Drum) and has been since 2010. In 2023 they were featured on the Mainstage of the St. John’s Folk Festival, as Sophie’s Grandmother Elizabeth and Aunt Susie Onalik were in 1984.

Sophie has performed for diverse audiences locally and across the country in many festivals, community functions, and arts-based events. Sophie has performed for the Canadian Prime Minister during The Truth and Reconciliation apology for Labradorimut and for the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary May Simon.

Sophie currently lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland where she plays an active role with her local urban Inuit community. She is currently working with the Kim White and Louise Moyes Docudance inclusive project Let’s See (Digital Now, Canada Council) to develop her own solo show, Coming Full Circle. Sophie often shares her love and knowledge of Inuit culture, teaches workshops and is a leader in her practice.