Julie Jacques, member of the Frog Clan from Takla Lake, B.C. is happy to tell visitors and students at CNC’s Aboriginal Days held in the Gathering Place on Wednesday how she and her ancestors have lived off the land and sea for everything they need from food to clothing. Jacques, 75, has lived her life berry picking, canning, ice fishing, beading, game and making traditional medicine.Teresa MALLAM/Free Press
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Teresa Mallam is community editor and award winning columnist for the Prince George Free Press. She's won the Jack Webster Award of Distinction, Canadian Authors Association Award for Best Investigative Journalism (B.C. Report Magazine story on the murder of Mary Jane Jimmie,) B.C. Law Society Award for Excellence in Legal Reporting, Cariboo Mining Association (CMA) Award for Best Mining Reporting of the Year and Jerry MacDonald Award for community reporting for a story on homelessness.