Writing, speaking and sewing: One woman’s healing journey

Tala Tootoosis is a ribbon skirt-maker and motivational speaker from Saskatchewan who overcame an addiction to crystal methamphetamine.

She’s released a book of poetry that talks about her healing journey.

Turns out the making of ribbon skirts is part of that journey.


Reporter / Saskatoon

Priscilla is Cree and a member of Mistawasis Nehiyawak in Saskatchewan. She has worked with APTN National News in the past as a reporter in Winnipeg, host for an entertainment segment, and the 2010 Winter Olympics. Wolf is an alumni of the INCA –Indian Communications Arts Program at FNUC & has a BA of Indigenous Studies from the University of Regina. She brings over ten years of experience working in media across the prairie provinces.