Amanda Polchies, the woman in iconic photo, says image represents 'wisp of hope'

It’s a picture that has been viewed around the world.
And helped define the events of the raid on an anti-fracking barricade in Rexton, New Brunswick last week.

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It’s a picture that has been viewed around the world.

And helped define the events of the raid on an anti-fracking barricade in Rexton, New Brunswick last week.

It’s a photo of a Mi’kmaq mother kneeling in front of a line of riot police.

APTN’s Ossie Michelin now with her story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.


6 thoughts on “Amanda Polchies, the woman in iconic photo, says image represents 'wisp of hope'

  1. What a courageous women, thank you for protecting fresh water for today and future generations.

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