INCA student awarded national fellowship

Congratulations to INCA student Shayla Sayer-Brabant of Poundmaker Cree First Nation, one of two recipients chosen nationally to receive the Canadian Journalism Foundation-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowship. The fellowship is for early career journalists to develop a project with CBC Indigenous. Shayla will explore the subject of self-harm and suicide, with particular attention to how these issues impact Indigenous youth. The other […]

INCA students tackle water issues with investigative journalism

Photo above: Students Charmaine Ermine, Mercedes Redman and Jaida Beaudin-Herney testing water samples with the aid of the IIJ’s Michael Wrobel. Regina – Students at the First Nations University of Canada have led the way in a major investigation into First Nations water issues, as part of a national collaboration coordinated by the Institute for Investigative Journalism at Concordia University. […]

FNUniv student radio show to air on MBC

Connecting Through COVID is the theme of a half-hour student-produced radio show set to air on MBC Radio on Saturday night, the first of two broadcasts. The program looks at how people have helped one another throughout the pandemic. Students in Indigenous Studies 393 at First Nations University of Canada reached out to people in the community, including a group […]

New course will teach how to become an environmental watchdog

Students will learn how to keep an eye on polluters that impact their communities through a new Indigenous Studies course coordinated by the Indigenous Communication Arts Program. The course, INDG 490 – Applied Investigative Journalism Techniques for Indigenous Students, is a directed studies and research course led by Patricia Elliott, an INCA lecturer and associate professor of journalism. It will […]