COVID-19 check point turns into dance contest

What looks like a barrier can also become an opportunity to unite.

First Nations across Turtle Island have established check points to keep COVID-19 out of communities, but they are also using them to let loose: foot loose, that is.

Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, Atikameksheng Anishinaabek, Long Lake First Nation, Cowessess First Nation and Constance Lake are just a few participating in the challenge and more can be found online.

Video Journalist / Toronto

Allana is a graduate of the Indigenous Studies program at Trent University and the new media journalism program at Sheridan College. She worked at Sudbury.com and TVO before coming to APTN National News where she now covers Indigenous stories in Southern Ontario as a video journalist. McDougall is a member of Hiawatha First Nation.