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Matthew Kincanon

Matthew Kincanon is a communications coordinator with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, Art Chowder, Trending Northwest, Religion Unplugged and FāVS News. He loves being a freelancer for FāVS because, having been born and raised in Spokane, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown, especially Indigenous communities.

Gonzaga alum uses skills to empower Native communities

Learn how Angelique Albert is making a difference in Native American education. Discover her journey from Gonzaga University to CEO of a non-profit organization.

Whitworth grad raises awareness to plight of salmon in national fellowship

Learn about the Brave Heart Fellowship and how Sophia TurningRobe is raising awareness about the plight of salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

Local Religious Groups Partake in Expo ‘74’s 50th Anniversary

Spokane is gearing up to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Expo '74 world's fair with a series of celebratory events kicking off Saturday. Many community organizations, including faith groups, are taking part in the festivities.

‘It is our time now’: Native Creators Discuss Filmmaking Ethics and Positive Changes Being Seen in the Industry

Several Indigenous artists who span across various roles in TV and film share what non-Native filmmakers should do when they want to make a Native-themed project, what positive changes they have seen in the industry and what they hope to see in the years to come for Indigenous film and TV.

‘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.

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