By Shari Narine, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter This summer there were some excited people at the University of Regina Press (URP) when a new drama hit the airwaves. “I just happened to be watching the episode of SkyMed when (the nurse) pulled it out in the airplane,” said Melissa Shirley, marketing and publicity manager with URP. After pausing her television screen, Shirley confirmed that “it” was a Cree dictionary published by URP. A little later in the episode, the nurse looked at a second book, this time a Cree workbook, also published by URP. SkyMed is set in remote northern Manitoba and follows the lives of pilots and nurses who work for an air ambulance service. According to an article in thetvjunkies.com, SkyMed creator Julie Puckrin wanted to create a show
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