Anishinaabe man's journey emulates that of Indigenous old-timers
Last updated 4/5/2019 at 2:40pm
Winnipeg, Man.-Timothy Lawrence Coughlan is no stranger to adventure.
As UWinnipeg's Aboriginal recruiter, Coughlan, who is an Anishinaabe from Bloodvein First Nation, has clocked thousands of kilometres, travelling ice roads and flying in small planes, across the province of Manitoba and Canada's north, including Nunavut. He was recently recruited by The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) to go into the Canadian wilderness and use his land-based skills on a 25-day journey.
Travelling in a 100-year-old birch bark canoe, Coughlan and five other Indigenous adventurers canoed and cam...