Home sweet home, students leave Thunder Bay for traditional break

Willow Fiddler follows a student home from Thunder Bay for a traditional break.

Willow Fiddler
APTN National News
Every year hundreds of students leave teir communities to travel fohr high school.

Since September, APTN has been following a group of students who fly to Thunder Bay to get an education.

They jump on a plane, leave their families and adapt to a life far from home.

 

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Video Journalist / Thunder Bay

Willow is an Oji-Cree Anishinabe from Sandy Lake First Nation. Her background is in print journalism and she studied multimedia before entering broadcast news . She is passionate about the stories of the Anishinabe in northwestern Ontario, particularly in the remote north.