Ozten Shebahkeget

Online reporter

Özten Shebahkeget joined CBC Manitoba in 2021 through the inaugural Pathways program and is based in Winnipeg. She is a member of Northwest Angle 33 First Nation who grew up in Winnipeg's North End. She holds a master of fine arts in writing from the University of Saskatchewan and has attended literary residencies at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. You can reach her at ozten.shebahkeget@cbc.ca.

Latest from Ozten Shebahkeget

University of Manitoba aims to clamp down on Indigenous identity fraud

The University of Manitoba hopes to introduce a policy for faculty and students to claim Indigenous identity in the fall.

Manitoba government must have known about Jim McCrae's residential school denialism: Murray Sinclair

Former senator Murray Sinclair believes the Manitoba government knew about Jim McCrae's controversial views on residential schools and says he should have never been considered to serve on a judicial selection committee.

Winnipeg teen fled hockey tournament after learning apartment was ablaze, dog stuck inside

A Winnipeg teen was playing in the Manito Ahbee hockey championship on Friday when he found out that his apartment block was engulfed in flames with his dog trapped inside.

Winnipeg police raid magic mushroom dispensary, arrest 2 people for trafficking

Two people were arrested after Winnipeg police raided a business claiming to be Manitoba's first magic mushroom dispensary on Friday.

Sudanese Winnipegger, safe in Canada after fleeing violence, worries for family left behind

A Sudanese Winnipegger arrived in Canada on Friday night after fleeing violence in her home country.

University of Winnipeg librarian becomes 2-time Jeopardy! champion with $26K in winnings

A Winnipeg librarian secured a second victory on Jeopardy! on Friday, racking up a total of $26,000 in winnings over two days.

Customers of Winnipeg's Thermea spa alarmed after notification of significant data breach

The parent company of a popular luxury spa in Winnipeg is in hot water after a data breach potentially opened the door for hackers to access a variety of private information from customers.

Indigenizing the home: Winnipeg designers draw from Anishinaabe culture, language to create modern home decor

After failing to find items that reflected their identities, Anishinaabe business owners in Winnipeg have taken it upon themselves to create the modern home goods they were looking for.

Mix of contemporary, historical Indigenous craftwork in Winnipeg exhibit shows art 'still living and thriving'

A new exhibit in Winnipeg blends the old with the new to show that while Indigenous craftwork has a rich history, it's also still very much a living artform.

Teen honoured at Manitoba legislature after saving kids from Tataskweyak apartment blaze

A 17-year-old girl was honoured at the Manitoba legislature on Thursday after she saved children from a burning apartment on a northern Manitoba First Nation last month.