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Janell Henry

Project Manager – Healing Trails

Janell Henry is an Ojibwe from the Roseau River First Nation (MB.) She completed high-school at ICSP in St.Pierre Jolys in 2009 (MB). Janell’s media experiences started in 2008 as an intern at CKOP 100.5 FM Renegade Rez Radio in her home community. In 2012, Janell graduated from The Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts then continued her studies in the Psychology and Rhetoric, Writing and Communications departments at the University of Winnipeg.

During which time, Janell founded The Medicine Wheel of Music promoting Indigenous music airing Sunday mornings on CKUW 95.9 FM. In 2013, Janell was the live sound engineer for A Good Fool’s Hard to find Bluesfest, a daylong line up of Indigenous Blues Musicians. In 2017, she curated a performance for Cluster New Music and Integrated Arts Festival and the next year worked for the festival as technical assistant.

Janell was the curatorial assistant at Urban Shaman Gallery from 2013-2019 and currently sits on the Board of Directors at La Maison des artistes visuels francophones. Currently, Janell is the project manager for Winnipeg Trails Association Healing Trails Project as well as project coordinator at Red Road Lodge for the Story Post Project.

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