Issue 89, Spring 2018

Sheila North – From CBC Reporter to Grand Chief of MKO

Given the theme for this issue, SAY Magazine is pleased to highlight the career of Grand Chief Sheila North whose leadership has paved the way for many Indigenous people in Manitoba, Canada. She is one of Manitoba’s (and arguably one of Canada’s) most notable female Indigenous leaders. Sheila North is a proud member of the Bunibonibee Cree Nation,and has served as the ... Read More »

Kumiko Konishi

American actress Kumiko Konishi has been perfecting her craft for over a decade, all whilst working a full-time job and raising her two children. You may have seen her in FOX TV’s “ The Following” or CBS Television’s “Madam Secretary” and films “Julia” and in Focus Features’ “Hyde Park on Hudson” in the role of Te Ata (Mary Thompson Fisher), ... Read More »

Building a Skilled Nêhiyawak Workforce

I remember the first time I heard an elder speak of the term Nêhiyawak. We were meeting with our youth who were embarking on their journey in secondary education. Like many young people, they were having difficulty realizing their full potential – their gifts – and were challenged with staying in school. The elder explained that we were Nêhiyawak people – a deep ... Read More »

Louisa Reddekopp – Finalist of the Just Watch Me! Video Contest

Louisa Reddekopp, Tsimshian from Northwest British Columbia, Canada, is the owner of Fire Moon Soap Co. and was recently named one of the top four finalists for the Community Futures Just Watch Me! Video Contest – an annual contest which promotes and celebrates small business owners with disabilities or ongoing health conditions who reside in rural Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Fire ... Read More »

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