Matthew Kincanon

Matthew Kincanon is a former Digital Content Producer with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, and now SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a freelancer at SpokaneFāVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown.

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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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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