Barb Ward-Burkitt, right, executive director, Prince George Native Friendship Centre, and Jennifer Harrington, director of PGNFC supportive housing, offer fresh bannock made at the Smokehouse Restaurant to visitors at the 2015 Trades Expo on Monday. The three-day event (March 23-25) held at the Civic Centre is hosted by the Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association to link First Nations, government, industry and training facilities and share their knowledge. 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.