Mi’kmaw students get a chance to talk with Canadian astronaut live from the International Space Station

Mi’kmaw students got a chance to gaze into outer space and talk to an astronaut today on the International Space Station.

They were part of a program that is linking a Canadian in space with students.

This particular astronaut has a personal, out of this world connection with Indigenous people.

Video Journalist / Halifax

Angel Moore is a proud Cree from the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba. Angel grew up in Winnipeg and has a Journalism degree from the University of King’s College. She also has a degree from Dalhousie University in International Development Studies and Environmental Sustainability. Angel joined APTN News in June 2018 as the correspondent in the Halifax bureau and covers Atlantic Canada.