Ku’ku’kwes News – The Podcast: Episode 15

Family members of Virginia Sue Pictou-Noyes at the MMIWG inquiry in Membertou, N.S./Photo by Stephen Brake

Ku’ku’kwes News – The Podcast: Episode 15
Recorded on December 4, 2017
Host: Maureen Googoo

Other ways to listen to Ku’ku’kwes News – The Podcast:

Google Play
Tunein Radio

Podcast includes:

1. Interview with Paul Prosper, Chief of the Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, N.S. about a $15-million highway project and how he hopes it will generate more revenue for the small First Nation community. Read the news story here: Paqtnkek chief hopes highway project will bring more revenue to the community

2. Family members of Virginia Sue Pictou-Noyes testify about her disapperance in Maine to commissioners with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Read the news story here: Families want answers on loved ones cases, MMIWG commissions hear on Day 3 hearings

3. Two Mi’kmaw men from Waycobah First Nation received the Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery for saving two US tourists from a burning truck in Sept. 2016. Read the news story here: Two Mi’kmaw men from Waycobah receive NS Medal of Bravery

Ku’ku’kwes News urgently needs your support in order to continue providing news coverage of Indigenous issues in Atlantic Canada. We need $1,146 more in monthly pledges/ subscriptions in order to reach our first goal of $1,500. If you enjoy our news coverage, please consider signing up for a monthly subscription. Go to Patreon.com/Kukukwes and become a monthly patron/subscriber.

About Maureen Googoo 226 Articles
Maureen Googoo is an award-winning journalist from Indian Brook First Nation (Sipekne'katik) in Nova Scotia. She has worked in news for 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.