Joy SpearChief-Morris

This is my journey as an athlete and beyond

Photo by Howard Adams/Life 2 Photography

The life of an Indigenous Black Canadian track athlete doing what it takes to chase my dreams while finding my passion along the way. I am a dream chaser and a journey maker. This is my journey to the 2020 Olympic Games as a 100m hurdler. Follow along for my adventures along the way!

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Photo by Howard Adams/Life 2 Photography

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What Happened to Wet'suwet'en in Corona Times?

April 27, 2020

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April 27, 2020

The world changed suddenly and faster than any of us imagined. What were my main concerns merely days before instantly became virtually nonexistent. My last graduate classes this year were not meant to be held by Zoom conference calls with me sitting in sweatpants on m...

March 9, 2020

Those who know me more personally, know that speaking about Indigenous issues is something that I am rather passionate about, so much so that I am currently writing a Master's thesis on the role of land claim dispute settlements and whether they lead to reconciliation...

September 10, 2019


Anyone who knows me knows that I have a very hard time turning down baked goods. I have also had a history of not being the best baker. You see, as I like to "pinch cook," I would tend to take the same approach to my baking, not always fully realizing that th...

April 25, 2019

I am excited to share that I am featured on the May and June 2019 cover of the Canadian Running Magazine!

In February I was approached by Canadian Running who asked if I wanted to be featured on the cover of their Inspiration Issue! As well as being super excited at the...

April 16, 2019

Good morning from California training camp!!

If you've been following me on Instagram, you'll notice that I really love to cook and I love sharing some of my weekly meal creations on my page. I recently shared what my nutrition journey has been, how I deal with having I...

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I am an Indigenous Canadian 100m hurdler chasing down my dream of competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Welcome to my journey...

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