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Jenny Lamothe, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Jenny Lamothe, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Jenny Lamothe is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter at Sudbury.com.

Recent Work by Jenny

University of Sudbury offers best hope for a French university in Northern Ontario, supporters say

University of Sudbury offers best hope for a French university in Northern Ontario, supporters say

The Regroupement des professeurs(es) francophones de l'Université Laurentienne and others pushing for the ‘long-standing dream’ of a French-language university
Laurentian’s Francophone students feel like their academic career is in limbo

Laurentian’s Francophone students feel like their academic career is in limbo

‘We've been given close to no information, and what we have received has been confusing and vague’
Ear Saver barrettes, a spiritually positive northern solution to keeping your mask in place

Ear Saver barrettes, a spiritually positive northern solution to keeping your mask in place

Artist Tara Kiwenzie talks about her unique take on what has become a pandemic necessity 
MPP wanted to encourage Indigenous people to get vaccinated, Ford accused him of line-jumping

MPP wanted to encourage Indigenous people to get vaccinated, Ford accused him of line-jumping

Distrust of government has many Indigenous people reluctant to be vaccination, so Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa visited two First Nations where vaccine acceptance was very low, and people turned out in droves to get the shot; then the premier went on the attack, then walked it back and apologized
<b>Moccasin mystery: </b>How did centuries-old footwear from Canada end up in the American Southwest?

Moccasin mystery: How did centuries-old footwear from Canada end up in the American Southwest?

Lakehead University archeologist Dr. Jessica Metcalfe used radiocarbon dating to trace the origins of 800-year-old moccasins found in caves in Utah
Waub Rice is back behind the mic on a new podcast

Waub Rice is back behind the mic on a new podcast

Hosted by Rice and Jennifer Davis, Storykeepers is kind of book club to talk about Indigenous books and authors
For Anishinaabe people, beadwork isn’t a pastime, it’s a spiritual experience

For Anishinaabe people, beadwork isn’t a pastime, it’s a spiritual experience

Spirit beads — Manidoo-Minenhnsag — helped Liz Eshkibok through some trying times. Now, she is passing on the power ‘spirit seeds’ to others
Short doc produced in Sudbury aims to ‘Amplify’ the voices of Black women

Short doc produced in Sudbury aims to ‘Amplify’ the voices of Black women

Producer and activist Isak Vaillancourt discusses his new project with Communities beat reporter Jenny Lamothe
<updated>‘Everybody is impacted’: </updated>Missing and murdered Indigenous women focus of book

‘Everybody is impacted’: Missing and murdered Indigenous women focus of book

Michael Hankard hopes reflections in the book of essays will allow for balance, healing
Ontario Native Women’s Association launches program for human trafficking survivors

Ontario Native Women’s Association launches program for human trafficking survivors

Because Indigenous people are disproportionately victims of sexual exploitation, a tailored program was needed