I am an Indigenous woman from Wauzhushk Onigum Nation, a First Nation community outside of Kenora, Ontario. I have lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the past ten years. My hobby is photography and I consider myself an amateur photographer. I live in the central area of Winnipeg and enjoy the challenges of residing in the core area.
By Vivian Ketchum on October 10, 2017
Public stand against violence towards women and children helps NDP leader regain trust.
By Vivian Ketchum on September 29, 2017
People don’t see my hidden mental illness – PTSD from my residential school experience – especially when it makes an appearance in public.
By Vivian Ketchum on September 27, 2017
Part of reconciliation is knowing the accurate history of Canada,
By Vivian Ketchum on August 22, 2017
Finding the courage to apply for a course because aspirations don’t allow obstacles to stop one from achieving one’s goals.
By Vivian Ketchum on August 7, 2017
No apologies from guard or store manager after patron is humiliated as purse is searched.
By Vivian Ketchum on July 3, 2017
A simple gesture that took a couple of minutes creates a bond of trust and makes for a true moment of reconciliation on Canada Day.
By Vivian Ketchum on May 30, 2017
The glass doors of the Humane Society shut behind me. I just said a tearful good bye to my cat, Pretty Girl.
By Vivian Ketchum on May 4, 2017
When I discovered I could no longer swallow solid foods, the challenge was figuring out how to survive.
By Vivian Ketchum on April 10, 2017
What I really want is for people to understand me.
By Vivian Ketchum on April 7, 2017
Winnipeg Police Service held their 21st Annual Spring Feast at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre on Friday.