Journey of Nishiyuu arrives in Ottawa – Chief Stanley George joins Indigenous Waves on the big day

The Quest of Wisjinichu-Nishiyuu, Quest For Unity or as it is also known, the Journey of Nishiyuu, brought several thousand people to Parliament Hill this past Monday, March 25, 2013 to meet and greet a group of walkers who started as 6 youth and a guide from Whapmagoostui Quebec back in January, and by the … Continue reading

Legendary Hip Hop Photographer Ernie Paniccioli on Indigenous Waves

Ernie Paniccioli joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk about the culture of hip hop and its direct relationship to Indigenous traditions. *We also had an attempt at an interview with two of the Journey of Nishiyuu walkers, however due to poor cell service at that time we lost the call. We will hopefully be … Continue reading

Sovereign Red Lake Nation Territory’s Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan and Enbridge with Marty Cobenais

The Ceded Red Lake Nation (Ojibwe) territory is located in what is now called Minnesota, and has been known for its unique sovereignty  in what is now the United States. In 1949 a pipeline was laid within their ceded territory, and to date there is no record, oral or otherwise of any legal agreement or … Continue reading

Flanagan’s Last Stand with Levi Little Mustache & Arnell Tailfeathers

  [audio https://indigenouswaves.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/march-4iw.mp3]   On February 27th, 2013, the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs (SACPA) and the University of Lethbridge hosted a talk on the abolishment of the Indian Act with Tom Flanagan, *University of Calgary professor of political science and former advisor to PM Stephen Harper.  During the talk, Levi Little Mustache asked Flanagan … Continue reading