Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves to discuss Idle No More, Wasase, Indigenous Nationhood and more

Taiaiake Alfred with producer Jamaias DaCosta & host Susan Blight

At First Nations House, February 2012

Taiaiake Alfred joined Indigenous Waves this week to share his thoughts on the politics of Idle No More, and how critical reclaiming land, language, tradition and sovereignty is to sustaining the movement.

Taiaiake Alfred is Bear Clan, Kanien’keha:ka from Kahnawake and is a Professor in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria, a researcher, philosopher and author. Some of his publications include Wasase (Broadview, 2005), Peace, Power, Righteousness: An Indigenous Manifesto (Oxford University Press 1999) and Heeding the Voices of Our Ancestors: Kahnawake Mohawk Politics and the Rise of Native Nationalism (Oxford University Press 1995)

Track Listing:

Alo WhiteTraditional Round dance as taught by Roy McDonald

Just Jamaal f. Lena RecolletWhat it’s All About

Originally Aired Monday February 25, 2013

Photo Credits: Feature Photo Taiaiake Alfred

Above Photo Kaya DaCosta

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