Connie Walker: Pulitzer Prize Winner

Warrior Life Podcast
Connie Walker: Pulitzer Prize Winner

On today’s episode of the Warrior Life Podcast, I got to talk to an actual Pulitzer Prize Winner – Connie Walker!

Connie is a Cree journalist who won the 2023 Pulitzer prize for best audio journalism and the Peabody Award! It was for her work at Gimlet Media, a Spotify production company, for her podcast Stolen: Surviving St. Michael’s – a story about her father surviving Indian residential school.

Warrior Life Podcast YouTube video version:

Stolen: The Search for Jermaine (Season 1)
Stolen: Surviving St. Michael’s (Season 2)

Missing & Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams (Season 1)
Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo (Season 2)

Connie on Twitter

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Hi! I’m Dr. Pam Palmater, an Indigenous lawyer, professor, author, and producer. I create educational videos about Indigenous issues and provide critical analysis of state laws, policies and practices that impact Indigenous peoples, and highlight the important work of First Nation (Canada) and Native American (USA) warriors on the frontlines of Native resistance, resurgence and revitalization.

I am a citizen of the Mi’kmaw Nation and a member of Eel River Bar First Nation from Mi’kma’ki (Mi’kmaw territory in New Brunswick, Canada).

I am the producer and host of the Warrior Life Podcast which helps lift the voices of Indigenous leaders, advocates, land defenders, water protectors, actors, artists and even chefs!

I am also the producer and host of the Warrior Kids Podcast – an award-winning children’s podcast which celebrates everything Indigenous – languages, stories and cool Native peeps!
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Beyond Blood: Rethinking Indigenous Identity



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