Indigenous woman acclaimed for Greens in Victoria

An Indigenous woman has been acclaimed as the federal Green Party candidate for Victoria.

Racelle Kooy has Secwepmec, St’atl’imc and Dutch ancestry.

She is a member of the Samahquam First Nation near Mount Currie, B.C.

Video Journalist / Vancouver

A proud Métis from BC, Tina began her television career in 1997 as a talent agent for film and TV. She joined APTN National News in 2007 as a Video Journalist in the Vancouver bureau. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Amnesty International Human Rights Journalism Award for her story on murdered and missing women and girls.