Commercial piloting is an industry that for decades has been largely dominated by men. But a growing number of Native women are trying to break through the glass ceiling. For many Native communities, bush and commercial piloting is an essential service to remote areas. Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce hears from commercial pilots Dolena Fox (Yup’ik) and Shadunjen van Kampen (Champagne and Aishihik) as well as Daniella Pettiti (Cree), flight instructor with First Nations Technical Institute.
Break 1 music: I Am Yup’ik (song) I Sing, You Dance (artist) I Am Yup’ik (album)
Break 2 Music: Dee Zee (song) The Delbert Anderson Trio (artist) MANITOU (album)