Kaye LaFond is a data journalist working at the Traverse City Record-Eagle through the Report for America program. Her reporting has won regional Edward R. Murrow awards for Best Investigative Reporting and Best News Documentary. She lives in northern Michigan; received a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Michigan Technological University; and has worked previously at Michigan Radio and Interlochen Public Radio.
A video recently released by Canadian oil company Enbridge has elicited both criticism and condemnation from Indigenous leaders in Michigan. Tribal leaders and activists from across the state contend the video, produced by a consultant and posted to the company’s website, appropriates Anishinaabek practices to gain support for the company’s controversial pipeline operations in the […]