Tanya Talaga is an investigative journalist. She has received two National Newspaper Awards recognizing her work on investigative projects. In 2017, she was named the Atkinson Fellow for public policy. The work produced during this period form the basis of Talaga's 2018 CBC Massey Lectures, All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward.
She authored Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City in 2017, a nonfiction study of a community in northern Ontario trying to understand a series of Indigenous student deaths. The book won the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize. It also appeared on the Canada Reads 2018 longlist.
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