Ntawnis Piapot


Ntawnis Piapot is Nehiyaw Iskwew from Piapot Cree Nation. She has a journalism degree from the University of Regina, and is a graduate from the INCA Media and Intercultural Leadership Program from the First Nations University. Ntawnis has been a reporter for CBC Saskatchewan, APTN National News, CTV Regina, VICE News, J-Source and Eagle Feather News. Email: ntawnis.piapot@cbc.ca

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Indigenous women say dehumanizing colonial slur still being used frequently, causing harm

Indigenous Prairie women say the derogatory term "sq--w" is still frequently used today, dehumanizing them and causing serious repercussions for their identity. This is how they are taking their power back.
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Being called a 'sq--w' is an attack on what it means to be Indigenous and female

CBC Saskatchewan reporter Ntawnis Piapot describes the first time she was called the derogatory term for Indigenous women, and what propelled her to want to interview others about the impact this word has.

'Everybody sees her exactly as a girl': 9-year-old Sask. girl embraces identity through makeup, ribbon skirts

Reece Okemaysim was only four years old when she told her mother that she wanted to be a girl. Up until then, Reece was raised as one of seven boys to their single mother, Rozanna Seeseequasis. Since then, Seeseequasis has embraced Reece as her daughter.

Qu'Appelle Valley: A land of love, history and healing

The Calling Lakes Area is located in the south eastern part of Saskatchewan in the scenic Qu’Appelle Valley. For some, it is a cottage country full of summertime fun and winter ice fishing expeditions. For others, it’s a place where they played freely as children in the bush, for others it has a tragic past that needs to be respected so that Indian Residential School survivors can heal.

'Birthing a nation' during a pandemic: Indigenous doulas try to maintain practices and protocols from afar

Birth is a sacred ceremony in Indigenous cultures, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made following some protocols challenging.

Sask. family makes remote fishing camp home during COVID-19 pandemic

Feeling compromised by pre-existing medical conditions, a Saskatchewan family chose to self-isolate in the province’s far north at a fishing camp near one of Saskatchewan's tallest waterfalls.

Saskatchewan to have higher than normal fire conditions this summer: Natural Resources Canada

Fire scientist say that Saskatchewan say Canadian Forest Service is updating their interactive maps every month from May to September this year so people can check the fire map in their region. Saskatchewan is one of the highest chances of fire this year.

CUPE Sask. president says wage bump for low-income essential workers should be permanent

A recent temporary wage top-up for essential workers in Saskatchewan is not enough, according to the president of CUPE Saskatchewan.

A mother's nightmare: Teenage daughter sedated in coma, but COVID-19 rules force mom to keep distance

Chasity Delorme knows her middle child has seizures. She had one last week that almost took her life - and worst of all, her mother could not be physically be with her while she got help in a Regina hospital because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Sask. Indigenous beauty influencers share their messages behind '#PassTheBrush Challenge'

Indigenous women across North America are taking part in the latest viral video on social media: '#PassTheBrush Challenge.' Indigenous beauty influencers from Sask. are using them to create community and using makeup to tell stories and share their culture.