Missy Johnson is a journalist living and working in Vancouver, B.C. You can reach her on Twitter @missyyjohnson.
Latest from Missy Johnson
Meet the people putting Indigenous culture at the heart of addictions treatment
Indigenous people are overrepresented in the illicit drug overdose crisis and these Indigenous academics and front-line workers say reconnecting to culture is part of the healing process.
Gathering spaces for Indigenous students strengthen connections and sense of belonging, advocates say
Jeremy Ratt, host of the CBC podcast Pieces, credits having a gathering space in school with helping launch his personal journey to learn more about his Indigenous roots.
How Indigenous social media influencers inspired podcast host on journey of self-discovery
Jeremy Ratt, host of the CBC podcast Pieces, says Indigenous representation on social media helped show him he was not alone during his personal journey toward better understanding his own identity.
More Métis turning to beading during pandemic for therapy and connecting to culture
Beading, a traditional Métis pastime, is now a bridge connecting people to their culture and improving mental health during COVID-19.