Idle No More, Day 7 of Chief Theresa Spence’s Hunger Strike Panel Discussion

This week’s show was a panel discussion hosted by Indigenous Waves producer Jamaias DaCosta regarding Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike and the Idle No More campaign and movement with special guests Hayden King, Ellen Gabriel, Sylvia McAdam and Sylvia Plain. Hayden King is a member of Beausoleil First Nation and is a Professor of Indigenous … Continue reading

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Eriel Deranger on the Shell Jackpine expansion and Dwayne Bird on the Idle No More Poster Campaign

    Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation spokesperson Eriel Deranger joined Indigenous Waves host Susan Blight for a prerecorded interview regarding the decision from the Alberta Court of appeal dismissing ACFN’s application for leave to appeal a decision of the Joint Review Panel to not review the adequacy of Crown consultation before deciding whether to approve … Continue reading

Russell Diabo and Pam Palmater on the Canadian Government’s Suite of Bills Targeting First Nations

Part 1 Part 2 Indigenous Waves invited Russell Diabo and Pamela Palmater to discuss the numerous pieces of legislation coming from the Canadian Conservative Government that directly impact First Nations. This informative talk outlines the problems with each of the bills, including the fact that there was little to no consultation with First Nations communities … Continue reading