Rachel Zelniker

Rachel Zelniker is a current affairs radio associate producer with CBC North in Yellowknife. Find her on Twitter @rzelniker or email rachel.zelniker@cbc.ca.

Latest from Rachel Zelniker

Meet the Trailbreaker's Employee of the Month: Thrift store supervisor Violet Walters

Violet Walters has been working at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Yellowknife since 2010. She's earned a reputation as a friendly face with a big heart.

High school politics class secure $40K for youth centre for their N.W.T. community

Teenagers fed up with the effect drugs and alcohol are having on their community are affecting change themselves, successfully fighting for $40,000 and a youth centre in Fort Providence, N.W.T.

Meet the Trailbreaker's Employee of the Month: Park manager Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson, park manager of Prelude Lake Territorial Park, is well-known and well-loved amongst campers.

A tree falls, a legend is born: Dene woman believes baby shares connection to sacred tree

Naittii Marlowe was born in Yellowknife on Aug. 10 — the same day a sacred Dene tree came down in a wind storm. Naittii means 'lightning' in Weledeh, the language of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

Regina senior smashes 5 world records in track and field

Carol LaFayette-Boyd, 75, smashed five world track and field records in her age category at a recent championship in Saskatchewan.

'It gives me hope': New program uses Indigenous knowledge to help survivors of domestic violence

A pilot project in Moose Jaw, Sask., is using Indigenous cultural traditions to help women heal from domestic violence.

Sask. tourists shocked to find Poundmaker's pipe in London museum

A Saskatoon-based Indigenous lawyer was “completely surprised” to come across a rare artifact from Poundmaker Cree Nation on a recent trip to the British Museum in London.

'It's to bring back our culture': First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning

First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land.

Regina residents call for Cree syllabics on street signs

Some people in North Central are calling on the City of Regina to include Cree syllabics on street signs in the area.

'What a huge celebration': Indigenous graduation rates improving in Regina

Regina Public Schools is celebrating rising graduation rates for Indigenous students after implementing an "Aboriginal Advocacy" program at high schools across the city.