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shelby lisk

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A freelance photographer, videographer and writer from Kenhté: ke (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory), Shelby currently lives in Belleville and is completing a diploma in Photojournalism at Loyalist College, and a certificate in Mohawk Language and Culture through Queen’s University and Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na. She is also the recipient of the Emerging Indigenous Reporter Scholarship from Journalists for Human Rights, and the Governor General’s History Award in the Indigenous Arts and Stories category for her poem, Invisible Indian (Historica Canada 2018).

First Words


When I visited my mom in her nursing home, one of our favourite pastimes was holding hands in the warmth of the summer sun and singing familiar songs. We sang old marching tunes she’d learned from her dad, who fought in the First World War… read more


This morning I had a phone call from my 87-year-old mom. The only purpose for her call was to tell me how gorgeous the cover of your Spring issue was. She was having a coffee and she wanted to tell me that…



summer camp section

Watershed is compiling a list of
Summer Camps to occupy your art-obsessed,
STEM-enthusiast, burgeoning thespian or
jack-or-jill-of-all-trades this summer.



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