Angela Sterritt

​Award-winning investigative journalist Angela Sterritt is host of Land Back, a six-part CBC British Columbia original podcast that uncovers land theft in Canada and looks at how Indigenous people are taking it back.

As a multi-platform reporter, host and producer of more than a decade, Sterritt is known for her impactful journalism on the tensions between Indigenous people and institutions in Canada. 

Sterritt’s work has received many accolades including a Canadian Screen Award for Best Local Reporter of the Year in Canada for her coverage of an Indigenous man and his then 12-year-old granddaughter who were arrested while trying to open a bank account at BMO. In 2017, Sterritt accepted the Investigative Award of the Year from Canadian Journalists for Free Expression for coverage of missing and murdered Indigenous women. In 2020, Sterritt was named in Vancouver Magazine’s Power 50 list of city’s most influential people.

Sterritt is also an educator, having taught journalism at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, and Western University’s Master of Media in Journalism & Communication program. She is the author of Unbroken: My Fight for Survival, Hope, and Justice for Indigenous Women and Girls

In 2015, Sterritt was awarded a Southam Fellowship at Massey College/University of Toronto. Before becoming a journalist, Sterritt graduated with a political science degree at UBC. 

Sterritt is Gitxsan, a member of the Gitanmaax First Nation in northwestern British Columbia, on her paternal side. Her mother was from Newfoundland with Irish and English ancestry. She is the proud mother of a son. 

Follow Sterritt on Twitter: @AngelaSterritt.

Angela Sterritt

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Angela Sterritt | Host of Land Back Podcast

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Angela Sterritt | Host of Land Back Podcast