Up close and personal with Indigenous woman living with HIV

Doris Peltier has been advocating for Indigenous people living with HIV/AIDS

APTN National News
Doris Peltier has been an advocate for HIV/AIDS since she was diagnosed 15 years ago.

Her latest battle has been to decolonize how research is conducted on Indigenous patients, especially women.

For Aboriginal AIDS Awareness week, APTN’s Tom Fennario caught up with Peltier to talk about her life and activism.

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.