New Fire

Walking in the footsteps of your family

Meet four young, Indigenous women who have chosen to follow the path that their parents have helped set out for them.
Isabella Weetaluktuk with her father, filmmaker Jobie Weetaluktuk, and her mother. (Instagram / Isabella Weetaluktuk)

Whether it's carrying on a tradition, taking on the family business, or a simple desire to live up to your parents' expectations — young people can face a ton of pressure to follow in family's footsteps.

From a young Inuk filmmaker who takes after her dad, to a journalist whose mother left her with a parting request, meet four young, Indigenous women who have chosen to follow the path that their parents have helped set out for them.