Shelby Lisk

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Shelby Lisk is TVO.org's Indigenous Hub staff writer.

Shelby Lisk's articles

Published On: Aug 08,2020
When the pandemic closed indoor theatres on March 17, drive-ins seemed like a ready-made alternative — and across the province, Ontarians are watching movies under the stars.
Published On: Jul 28,2020
Ayaawag ge-wiiji’iwewaad ge-izhi-oko-wiiji’idiyang Noojmowin teg health centre.
Published On: Jul 28,2020
Meditation by phone. Traditional healing via video chat. In the midst of a pandemic, the Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is adapting to meet the needs of its clients.
Published On: Jun 19,2020
TVO.org speaks with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people from across Ontario about what the day means to them — and how they’ll be marking it during the pandemic.
Published On: Jun 12,2020
TVO.org is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what’s happening in their communities — and how they’re fighting injustice. Today, we interview Keisha Erwin, an Afro-Indigenous member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.
Published On: Jun 03,2020
The federal government says it will be late delivering a MMIWG action plan due to COVID-19. Advocates say the pandemic has only emphasized the need for action.
Published On: Apr 23,2020
TVO.org speaks with Tonatiuh Salinas about working overnight security at Six Nations of the Grand River — and the risk the coronavirus poses to his community.
Published On: Apr 09,2020
Some elections have already been held. Others are upcoming. And that has many communities concerned about the coronavirus, safety, and possible governance gaps.
Published On: Mar 27,2020
Nightly internet talk shows. Streaming comedy. Ojibwe colouring books. Across the province, Indigenous creators are sharing their work — and trying to adjust to the new challenges of the pandemic.
Published On: Mar 09,2020
Miigwe ogowe ishkoniganan idash Ontario idash gashkitoowaad oshki-agindaasowigamigonan.
Published On: Mar 09,2020
Thanks to a partnership between First Nations and an Ontario non-profit, Indigenous communities are welcoming new libraries.
Published On: Feb 11,2020
TVO.org speaks with Carleton University professor Kahente Horn-Miller about the Mohawk Resistance — and why it’s important to inconvenience people when you’re fighting for change.
Published On: Jan 30,2020
Lah tehotí:ien ne kanakerahserá:kon ne Kanien’kéha iakotirihonnién:ni — tho ki’ nón:we niwentorá:tie ahonnóhetste ne raotiwén:na.
Published On: Jan 29,2020
The community is short on Kanyen’kéha instructors — and that’s making it harder to pass the language down to the next generation.
Published On: Jan 27,2020
Devon MacKinnon Ottertail ogii-ozhitoon jiibegamigiwaakaa’igaans wemitigoozhi inaakonigewin gii-kagwe-wanishkwechigemagad.  
Published On: Jan 27,2020
After the family of Devon MacKinnon Ottertail placed a spirit house on her grave, the city objected, saying it violated a bylaw — now this part of a sacred Anishinaabe burial practice could lead to legislative change.
Published On: Jan 03,2020
TVO.org speaks with Cheekbone Beauty founder Jenn Harper about its Warrior Women makeup collection — and working to “make a difference in the lives of Indigenous youth”  
Published On: Dec 13,2019
A reading group in Ottawa is partway through its material — the 1,200 page MMIWG report.