Indigenous teens from Australia embark on cultural exchange program in Calgary

 

Two 15-year-old Indigenous girls from Groote Eylandt in Australia traveled halfway across the globe to Calgary.

They’re here to attend a women’s police conference and to visit the Tsuut’ina Nation.

APTN‘s Chris Stewart met up with them after their 30-hour flight.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.