Thunder Bay DFC student check in, some are succeeding, others can’t get over being homesick

Willow Fiddler
APTN National News
Last fall, APTN met three students who travelled away from home for a high school education in Thunder Bay.

Being away is a reality for young people in remote First nation communities.

With the school year well underway, we get another look into what student life is like for these kids today.

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Video Journalist / Thunder Bay

Willow is an Oji-Cree Anishinabe from Sandy Lake First Nation. Her background is in print journalism and she studied multimedia before entering broadcast news . She is passionate about the stories of the Anishinabe in northwestern Ontario, particularly in the remote north.