Care package aims to help Montreal’s Indigenous homeless community

 

Iskweu (pronounced “is-kway”) is Cree for “woman.”

It’s also the name for an initiative in Montreal that aims to prevent Indigenous homelessness.

Tom Fennario has the story.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.