Quebec university recognizes Innu woman for decades of work fighting for Aboriginal rights

APTN National News
For decades, Evelyn St-Onge has fought for Aboriginal and women’s rights.

Now one of Quebec’s most prestigious universities has awarded her an honorary doctorate.

As Tom Fennario reports, it was another educational institution that influenced her the most, residential schools.

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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.