Melissa Ridgen on APTN at Federal Election 2021

In Episode 110 of Warrior Life Podcast, we get to hear from the REAL winner of the federal election debates - Melissa Ridgen! Melissa is a Red River Métis, journalist and host at APTN, who was chosen to pose direct questions to the federal party leaders at the English language debates. She shares some of the behind the scenes prep work and her reaction to the party leader answers. YouTube (video version) of this podcast: https://youtu.be/GXrndIE6tqc APTN Coverage of the English Federal Election Debate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apFAy6_oz0o Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) APTN News https://www.aptnnews.ca Melissa's e-mail for story ideas: mridgen@aptn.ca FOLLOW ME ON TIKTOK @pp2cool FOLLOW ME ON IG @pam_palmater FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER @Pam_Palmater Please note: Nothing in this podcast/video advocates for violence on Indigenous territories. Please also note: The information contained in this podcast/video should not be misconstrued as legal, financial or medical advice, nor should it be relied on as such. This podcast/video represents fair political comment. If you would like more information about these issues, you can check out my website at: https://www.pampalmater.com If you would like to support my work and help keep it independent, here is the link to my Patreon account: https://www.patreon.com/join/2144345 My new book: Warrior Life: Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence by Fernwood Publishing: https://www.fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/warrior-life Warrior Life book on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3lAleUk NEW WARRIOR LIFE PODCAST MERCH: https://www.teespring.com/stores/warrior-life-2 (Image used with permission of Melissa Ridgen)

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