Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: Episode 1

Cheryl Maloney, right, holds up a picture showing the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project site during a news conference Sept. 26/Photo by Stephen Brake

Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: Episode 1
Recorded on October 1, 2016
Host: Maureen Googoo

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Podcast includes:

1. Wilbert Marshall, Chief of the Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia about the water crisis happening in his community.

2. In Fort Ellis, Nova Scotia, a group of people blocked the construction entrance to the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project. They’re upset the company wants to dump salt brine into the Shubenacadie River. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2016/09/26/alton-natural-gas-project-opponents-stage-sit-in-at-company-entrance/

3. The Nova Scotia Government released a new resource guide for Mi’kmaq parents and children at the Mi’kmaq Child Development Centre in Halifax. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2016/09/29/new-mikmaw-resource-guide-to-help-parents-of-4-year-olds/

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About Maureen Googoo 256 Articles
Maureen Googoo is an award-winning journalist from Indian Brook First Nation (Sipekne'katik) in Nova Scotia. She has worked in news more than 30 years for media outlets such as CBC Radio, the Chronicle-Herald and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Maureen has an arts degree in political science from Saint Mary's University in Halifax, a journalism degree from Ryerson University in Toronto and a Masters degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.