Sarah Niman is a seasoned writer and researcher whose passion is telling stories. She paid her way through university as a freelance reporter and copy editor. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree (honours) in journalism, with a major in aboriginal law. Next, she moved to the Yukon where she continued to write daily news for local and national publications, filing stories to deadline and peer-editing news content. While in the Yukon, she applied her theoretical knowledge of aboriginal justice to the real world of sentencing circles, restorative justice and band-run education programs. Today, she continues to write freelance pieces for national magazine and news publications. As a Gladue writer, she combines her expertise in research and story structure to make a positive impact.