Kyle Muzyka


Kyle Muzyka is a Métis-Cree journalist for CBC Unreserved. He's worked at CBC for more than four years, including for the Indigenous unit, Edmonton and Yellowknife. Reach him at, on Twitter or on Signal.

Latest from Kyle Muzyka

FIRST WORDS: Linda McDonald speaks Kaska

Today, there are seven fluent speakers of the Kaska dialect that Linda McDonald speaks. She doesn’t consider herself one of the seven, because she still struggles to put some sentences together.

No fixed address: Transit fines for Edmonton homeless a 'tax on the most vulnerable'

Last year, 5,879 tickets were issued for fare evasion by ETS. Of those, 376 of them, or 6.4 per cent, were given to people who ETS confirmed have “no fixed address.” 

14-year-old Indian Relay racer wraps up another successful season with national championship

After a second successful season as an Indian Relay racer, 14-year-old Tyrell McGilvery can't wait to get back on the horse and do it all over again.

The next generation of Indigenous hockey players is aiming to break down stereotypes and inspire others

'I think the best thing is to just try to pave the way for others, so it shows that we aren't what they think,' says Ethan Bear of the Edmonton Oilers.

'You feel welcomed': Indigenous dancers connect at Edmonton powwow

More than 2,500 performers are expected at the National Indigenous Cultural Expo at the Edmonton Expo Centre.

Métis kayaker and Cree doctor among this year's Indspire Award winners

Twelve Indigenous people from across Canada will receive Indspire Awards this year, which honour the education and achievement of First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

U of Alberta researcher investigates resilience of Indigenous women and youth

Tracy Bear found the role of community and a responsibility to others to keep going is an important factor in resilience of Indigenous Peoples.
In Depth

Only Alberta First Nation left under long-term boil water advisory to break ground on treatment plant

Kehewin Cree Nation, with about 1,400 people living in 300 houses, is breaking ground Monday on a long-awaited new water treatment plant.

Albertans out $1.5M to scams so far in 2018, more than all of last year, data shows

Albertans have been scammed out of more money so far in 2018 than in all of 2017, according to data from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

How a culture-infused military program opens doors for Canada's Indigenous youth

Dylan Carrier-Henry wanted to be a police officer, but she lacked the self-worth and self-confidence to see herself wearing that badge with pride.

'Cultural tourist': How a renowned street artist's 'Indigenous inspiration' fell flat

The mural was amazing and Okudo San Miguel's nod to Indigenous culture was certainly well-intentioned. But some he stepped over a line by suggesting Indigenous inspiration in an absence of Indigenous consultation.

What the crime severity index doesn't tell you about Edmonton's crime rate

Recent statistics from Statistics Canada show Edmonton is one of Canada's most crime-ridden cities, but the numbers don't tell the whole story, a sociologist says.

Family, teammates mourn loss of former Golden Bears point guard Greg Badger

Badger also struggled with mental health and addiction — so much so that it pushed him to take his own life. He was 47.

Alberta government apologizes for removing wreckage from plane crash memorial

Donna Wilson was surprised that the people who moved debris from a plane crash that killed her father were the same people tasked with protecting it.

How Aurora Cannabis is marketing itself before its product is legal

How do you market a product that’s not yet legal? You can’t, but you can market your brand — and that’s exactly what an Alberta-based cannabis company is doing.