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Matthew Kincanon

Matthew Kincanon
Matthew Kincanon is a journalism and political science major at Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes working at the Gonzaga Bulletin, and now SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a journalism intern at SpokaneFAVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the religious communities in his hometown as well as the religions themselves.

Why killing white buffalo has to end

Every religion and spirituality have symbols that represent faith and beliefs that are considered sacred and carry significance.  For Christians it is the crucifix and image of Jesus Christ, but for some Native American tribes it is the white buffalo, and some of these buffalo are being sold to trophy hunters. 

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New Community Church brings indoor soccer to downtown Spokane

By Matthew Kincanon In the belly of New Community Church in downtown Spokane, far below the pews, is a field of green turf. About 1,000 kids go to the field each month to play indoor soccer as part of joint project with the church and the 90 Plus Project. The organizations teamed up to create the facility in December to help provide …

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Event explains how to combat fascism

Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) held an event Monday night at Morning Star Baptist Church where Joan Braune, a philosophy professor at Gonzaga University, explained how the alt-right is ideologically fascist, what fascism is, how it exists among hate groups and what communities can do to combat it.

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Journalist coming to Spokane to discuss spirituality, serpents and social media

Journalist Julia C. Duin will be speaking at Gonzaga University’s John J. Hemmingson Center Saturday at 2 p.m., where she will be discussing Pentecostal snake handlers and other subjects covered in her most recent book “In the House of the Serpent Handler: A Story of Faith and Fleeting Fame in the Age of Social Media.”

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