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Aaron Hemens

Aaron Hemens is an award-winning photographer, journalist and visitor in unceded syilx Okanagan territory. He is Filipino on his mom’s side and has both French and British roots on his dad’s.

As a settler, he is committed to learning and unlearning in his role as storyteller for the Okanagan region, and to accurately and respectfully tell stories of Indigenous Peoples throughout the area.

Aaron’s work is supported in part with funding from the Local Journalism Initiative in partnership with the Discourse and APTN.

News, Analysis & Commentary by Aaron Hemens