We’re starting to assert ourselves in ways that this country has never seen before. And we’re not backing down. If the mainstream media won’t listen to us, we’ll tell our own stories.

Duncan McCue is Anishinaabe (Ojibway), from Ontario, a member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation. He is an award-winning Canadian television and radio journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.A longtime reporter for CBC Television's The National, as of August 2016 he is the host of CBC Radio One's radio call-in show Cross Country Checkup and the first Indigenous person to host a mainstream show at the public broadcaster.