Leanne Betasamosake Simpson joins Indigenous Waves on January 28, Day of Action

Author, academic, storyteller, researcher and spoken word artist Leanne Betasamosake Simpson joined producer Jamaias DaCosta for a live discussion on January 28, 2013 about Idle No More, resurgence, writing for mainstream, treaties and more. Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is  Mississauga Nishnaabeg from the Alderville First Nation. She is a writer, academic and storyteller with a PhD … Continue reading

Ian Campeau aka Deejay NDN talks Idle No More racism in the mainstream and social media

  Activist, producer and deejay Ian Campeau (Nipissing First Nation) also known as Deejay NDN from A Tribe Called Red returns to Indigenous Waves for a discussion on racism in mainstream and social media, battling twitter trolls and drawing attention to racist and violent messages through social media. Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – The … Continue reading

Idle No More discussion continues with Blogger Chelsea Vowel of Âpihtawikosisân

The conversation continues on Indigenous Waves around Idle No More, this time with Chelsea Vowel, speaking about the movement and actions, the meeting January 11th, First Nations taxation and how it works, and more. Chelsea Vowel. author of the blog Âpihtawikosisân is Métis from the Plains Cree speaking community of Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta. She currently … Continue reading

Idle No More discussion continues on Indigenous Waves w lawyer & cofounder Sylvia McAdam and actress & activist Tantoo Cardinal

  On this edition of Indigenous Waves, lawyer and Idle No More co-founder Sylvia McAdam returns to continue the dialogue around Idle No More, along with actress and activist Tantoo Cardinal. Tantoo Cardinal is an acclaimed actress starring in dozens of films and television shows, an activist and a Member of the Order of Canada … Continue reading