The 1491’s

    The 1491’s, the sketch comedy group based out of Minnesota and Oklahoma, discuss working  collaboratively, Indigenous humour, serious poetry, and partying like it’s 1491.   Indigenous Waves also presents poetry by Ryan Red Corn and Dallas Goldtooth.   This show originally aired on March 19, 2012. photo: The 1491’s

David Treuer and Melina Laboucon-Massimo

    David Treuer, author and member of the Leech Lake Reservation, joins us to talk about his book “Rez Life“, life on reservations, nationhood, and the preservation of the Ojibwe language in Minnesota.   Melina Laboucon-Massimo, a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation and a Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace, joins Indigenous Waves to … Continue reading

Cindy Blackstock & Oshkimaadziig Camp

    Cindy Blackstock, member of the Gitksan Nation and Executive Director for the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the court victory for First Nations children, the human rights complaint against the Canadian federal government on behalf of First Nations children, and the I am a Witness campaign. … Continue reading

Should Indigenous peoples vote in Canadian elections?

    Should Indigenous peoples vote in Canadian elections? Our guests Dr. Pamela Palmater, Aaron Detlor, and Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux join Indigenous Waves to discuss this question. This show originally aired on March 5, 2012.