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Matthew Kincanon

Matthew Kincanon is a former Digital Content Producer with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, Art Chowder magazine and SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a freelancer at SpokaneFāVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown.

‘Prey’ Actress Talks to Salish School Students about Life, Career and Stories from Her Heart

On Friday (Feb. 9), award-winning Cree actress and activist Michelle Thrush spoke to students at Salish School of Spokane, giving them an insight into her life, how she got into acting, her culture and how she wants to tell stories from a place of honesty.

Spokane Church Creates Inclusive Space for Those with Disabilities and Sensory Issues

At Fowler United Methodist Church, the Rev. René Devantier, has created a space to welcome all people regardless of their abilities or disabilities. For him, he wants to make sure that nobody walks in and says they don’t feel welcomed.

Indigenous Eats Receives National Recognition While Educating People about Indigenous Culture

Since its grand opening in 2022, Indigenous Eats has seen a lot of success. One of their most recent achievements is placing fourth on USA Today’s 10 Best New Restaurant Awards.

‘The Polar Express’ Is a Metaphor for Faith

Robert Zemekis’ "The Polar Express" is one of my favorite movies to watch during the Christmas season. Whether it’s religious or personal, this movie is about believing in something you cannot see or finding your way back to faith.

New Sacajawea Middle School Logo Shows Why Accuracy Is Important to Indigenous Cultures

Sacajawea Middle School's new logo shows the importance of ensuring accuracy when representing Indigenous cultures.

Jewish Documentary on Addiction to Hold Free Public Screening in Spokane

The Spokane Area Jewish Family Services and Temple Beth Shalom will present a free public screening of an award-winning Jewish documentary Nov. 4, from 6-10 p.m., that chronicles addiction and spreads a message of recovery.

Native Artist’s Long Recovery Continues After Being Shot at Rally

On Oct. 27, Native artist and activist Jacob Johns posted an update to his social media about his recovery after being shot in the chest at a rally last month in New Mexico, but his recovery may create some challenges.

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