Stand Up Speak Up

Episode 12: The Disappearance of Delaine Story: Part One

March 4, 2017

This is the first episode in a series about missing and murdered native women in Canada. We head to Kenora, Ontario to tell the story of Delaine Copenace, a 16-year-old aboriginal girl who went missing one year ago and was found in Lake of the Woods a month later. We speak with her mother Anita Ross, who is still trying to make sense of her daughter’s death. You can read about Drew's journey investigating this episode on our blog.

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Host and Producer: Karla Stephens-Tolstoy

Researcher, Interviewer, Editor, and Co-producer: Drew Penner


>Quinton Larry Roy Cameron “Kenora Ontario,” “Pound Cake”

>Frequency Horizon “Delaine’s Theme,” “Hiking Cross-Island in 3 Hours,” “Telling the Story”

>Lullatone “Tiny Glaciers”

>Michael Taylor “West Georgia Opus 1”

>Yuminale (Deane Holmes) “The Lacquered Bird”

>psypad “You (Intro)”


Running In Slow Motion “Falling”

Still Breathing Fire “She Rewards From Where She Stands”


Thanks to the Vancouver Public Library Inspiration Lab

And a huge thank you to the Wachiay Aboriginal Multi Media (WAMM) studio