Kim Wheeler


Kim Wheeler is an Anishinabe/Mohawk. She is a writer and an award-winning producer living in Winnipeg. Her work on the CBC radio series ReVision Quest garnered a New York Festival silver medal and two ImagineNative awards. Wheeler currently works as an associate producer for the CBC Aboriginal Digital Unit and Unreserved on CBC Radio One.

Latest from Kim Wheeler

Reporter's Notebook

Kim Wheeler on covering the story of Standing Rock

One of biggest stories of 2016 happened on a small strip of land where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people came together to fight a big oil company. Indigenous journalists from both CBC Indigenous and CBC Radio’s Unreserved travelled down in two separate trips.

Leonardo DiCaprio's shout out to First Nations cause for introspection

During Leonard DiCaprio’s thank you speech for best actor, The Revenant, at the Golden Globes, he acknowledged not only First Nations people but all indigenous people around the world. Social media lit up with both praise and skepticism.
Point of View

4 reasons to leave the 'pan-indigenous' costume behind this Halloween

Every Halloween for the last few years now, indigenous people have raised concerns about costumed portrayals of the culture.

Cree singer Niska Napoleon sold everything to tour Canada

The 29-year-old musician quit her day job as a nanny to three families, sold all of her belongings and set out across Canada to follow her dream.

Pan Am Games: Five indigenous acts you should see

It is being billed as the largest Indigenous arts, culture and sports festival ever. The Aboriginal Pavilion is a 17-day celebration that runs concurrent to the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in Toronto.

Indian Status: 5 more things you need to know

Is a status card like a credit card or a free pass for everything in Canada? Let’s clear up some myths around status cards — as simply as possible.

Legacy of residential schools hits Twitter with #MyReconciliationIncludes

Twitter users are speaking up about what they want in their reconciliation process.

For Mother's Day, indigenous celebrities share memories of mom

CBC Aboriginal asked indigenous celebrities to share either their favourite memory of their moms or advice their mother gave them that they have passed on to their children.

Drew Hayden Taylor: 10 quick questions with Ojibway playwright and author

The Ojiway playwright and author has a lot on the go. Me Artsy hits bookstores today. Taylor's play God and the Indian launches May 2 in Toronto.

Cindy Gladue case: Not guilty verdict prompts rallies calling for appeal

The recent not guilty verdict in the murder trial of an Ontario man accused of killing Cindy Gladue, whose body was found in the bathtub of an Edmonton hotel room, has prompted protest and calls for an appeal.