The Year Ahead InFocus: Freedom Road, MMIW Inquiry, Nationhood

aptn InFocus with Cheryl McKenzie:

2016 promises a potentially bright future for Indigenous peoples but it will shine a light on some harsh realities.

Our guests, Cheryl Maloney, Erwin Redsky and Eric Robinson share their views on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

In this edition we put the Freedom Road that was promised for Shoal Lake #40 and the upcoming national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, InFocus.

We also discuss the differing views of what a Nation is in the new political context of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise of a nation to nation relationship.

Executive Director of News and Current Affairs / Winnipeg

Cheryl McKenzie began working as a reporter for APTN in June 2001. Her work has been nominated for a Gemini Award and a Canadian Association of Broadcasters award. In October 2005 Cheryl became Host/Producer for the launch of APTN National News: Daytime. Since then she has been Host/Producer for Contact, APTN Investigates, APTN National News and APTN InFocus.