Meaghan Champion is S’amuna’ of the Cowichan tribes. She’s the founder of a new currency that is circulating in the Victoria area. Meaghan Champion speaks with Redeye host Jane Williams and tells her why she started the Tetla system and her vision for what this currency can do for First Nations people in the area.
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