Disrespected in life, and in death

Disrespected in life, and in death

Surviving families of murdered Indigenous women face the prospects of not being able to afford a decent funeral for their loved ones.

Prayers for justice at vigil

Prayers for justice at vigil

After two Indigenous women were murdered last week, residents gathered to remember the victims and to call for an end to the violence.

A mother's loss

A mother’s loss

Coping with son’s passing by using the Medicine Wheel and the support of friends and professionals.

Breaking up is never easy

Breaking up is never easy

Trudeau’s town hall meeting in Winnipeg marks the end of Prime Minister’s honeymoon with Indigenous Canadians.

Open mind, closed heart

Open mind, closed heart

Reminders of residential school fuels uneasiness over Jesuit school’s efforts to help Indigenous students.

Protesters surprised by police response to occupation

Protesters surprised by police response to occupation

Winnipeg police officers catch everyone off guard when they accept invitation to participate in sharing circle upon entering occupation of Indigenous Affairs offices.

Alleged assault leaves Indigenous reporter with concussion

Alleged assault leaves Indigenous reporter with concussion

Security personnel at Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Access Primary Care Clinic tussle with reporter who snapped photo of guards evicting homeless men from building.

All I want for Christmas is my eyebrows back

All I want for Christmas is my eyebrows back

Women and their odd secrets. This was one initiation I could have done without.

Community storyteller wins Citizen Journalism Award

Community storyteller wins Citizen Journalism Award

CNC allows me to bring to light the stories of the people that I write about in my part of the city.

Plight of beaten woman ignored by general public

Plight of beaten woman ignored by general public

The woman was leaning on the phone booth. She wasn’t wearing any shoes and she looked upset. I wanted to see if she was alright. As I got closer to her, I saw she was covered in blood.