Mohawk Olympian recalls raising eagle feather during gold medal ceremony

Tom Fennario
APTN National News
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission report listed five ways that sport can help Canada heal its relations with Indigenous people.

And who better to help implement them than the Mohawk man who raised an eagle feather to the sky during his Olympic gold medal ceremony.

Alwyn Morris has helped develop a guide to increase Indigenous participation in sports.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.