Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: Episode 7

From left, Diana Lewis, Kim Strickland, Lexy Francis and Sheila Francis at a panel discussion in Halifax Nov. 30/Photo by Stephen Brake

Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: Episode 7
Recorded on December 4, 2016
Host: Maureen Googoo

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Podcast includes:

1. Interview with Sipekne’katik Band Councillor Alex McDonald regarding a lawsuit the band filed against the board of directors of the First Nations Centre of Balance and Resiliency. One of the board members is Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Assembly. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2016/12/02/former-afn-chief-1-of-5-people-being-sued-by-sipeknekatik-band/

2. Interviews with two women involved with a six-year study on the effects of pollution in Boat Harbour located next to the Pictou Landing First Nation, N.S. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2016/12/08/womens-group-complete-research-into-effects-of-boat-harbour-pollution/

3. Interview with Moriah Campbell, a journalism student at the University of King’s College in Halifax, N.S. regarding the digital journalism workshop’s project on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls for Kukukwes.com. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2016/12/13/mmiw-series-remembering-the-women-from-the-maritimes/

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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.