Walking Eagle News

Walking Eagle News

Described as “purveyors of only the finest Indigenous news”, Walking Eagle first began as a comedy project for Tim Fontaine in 2017. After leaving a career in Canadian journalism that spanned nearly two decades, Fontaine turned to satire in an effort to provoke debate and capture the myriad frustrations felt by Indigenous peoples across the country.

Canada turns to satirical Indigenous website to interpret grim news

ays after the statues of two British monarchs were toppled in the province of Manitoba amid growing fury over the legacy of Canada’s residential school system, where Indigenous children were forcibly sent for much of the 20th century, the website Walking Eagle News had its own take – not so much on the grief and outrage, but on the fixation with statues.

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