Joy SpearChief-Morris

Joy is an Indigenous Black Canadian writer, advocate and athlete. A journalist and storyteller, Joy specializes in news and long-form writing as well as audio storytelling. As a proud member of the Kainai Blood Tribe who grew up in Lethbridge, Alta., she reports on the toughest Indigenous issues in our country and tells Indigenous stories through Indigenous voices. Joy has bylines in The Globe and Mail, The Narwhal, The Walrus and CBC, covering everything from the 2022 papal visit, the Hockey Canada sexual assault scandal, the Canadian housing crisis, environmental, federal and Indigenous politics as well several op-eds. Through her reporting, Joy hopes to give a voice to those who feel underrepresented in the media because of their gender, race, ability or privilege. Joy is currently a staff reporter at The Globe and Mail.

Stories by Joy SpearChief-Morris

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