Quinn Christopherson

photo credit - Emma Agnes Sheffe

Quinn is an Athabaskan and Inupiaq songwriter who was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Quinn addresses his childhood and navigating Alaska’s social landscape through his music. In 2019, he won the NPR Tiny Desk Contest with his entry "Erase Me," a song exploring his experience coming out as a transgender man and was recognized by NPR for his submission in the 2018 contest with his song "Mary Alee". 

3 words to describe Nature?

Safe. Humble. True

3 things Nature taught you?

To listen

Not to sweat the small things


3 most treasured Nature spots?

Anywhere near a lake, mountains, or hot springs

When you look at the ocean, it makes you feel...?


When you see a forest, it makes you feel...?


When you see a volcano, it makes you feel...?


When you see a sunrise or sunset, it makes you feel...?


When you hear thunder, it makes you feel...?


When you hear the wind howling, it makes you feel...?


Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person?


On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being?


Share with us a childhood nature memory?

Going camping every summer weekend with my dad