Ta'Kaiya Blaney, CAYAC Youth Ambassador on CBC The National

June 20, 2019. CBC The National.

CAYAC Youth Ambassador Ta’kaiya Blaney, one of the champions of the Women’s Honour Canoe, was interviewed on The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News.

When it comes to climate change, many Canadian youth are not leaving it up to politicians to solve the issue. A panel of young activists explains how they are taking up the fight themselves.

“As Indigenous people, we’re born into a sense of responsibility and obligation to take care of our territories,” explained Ta’kaiya. Watch the full video interview here.