Odette Auger is Sagamok Anishnawbek through her mother, and lives on Klahoose, Homalco and Tla’amin territories in the Salish Sea.
As a journalist she is drawn to sharing stories that are of broad relevance, often communicated best through specific stories and voices. She is constantly encouraged by the commitment of people doing the research, working in the field, and believes we live in a time in which much hard work and collaboration needs to be done.
Odette’s work is informed by a background in public administration and governance, youth programming, education and visual arts. Bylines include: Watershed Sentinel, Windspeaker, La Converse, The Tyee, Asparagus Magazine, IndigiNews and APTN.