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

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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

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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.