Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves

Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves to share his thoughts on Idle No More, Indigenous Nationhood, and the importance of supporting youth in a reclamation of cultural practice, land connections and traditions and of course, language. Taiaiake Alfred is Bear Clan, Kanien’keha:ka from Kahnawake and is a Professor in Indigenous Governance at the University of … Continue reading

Pam Palmater speaks about Mathias Colomb Cree Nation & Hudbay; CIUT Spring Membership Drive

The Mathias Colomb Cree Nation has been dealing with an ugly legal battle with Hudbay Minerals Inc. suing them and Pamela Palmater for an Idle No More peaceful action on MCCN territory back in January. Pam joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the case, including what has been described by several accounts as biased conduct from … Continue reading

Images Festival Indigenous showcase w Elwood Jimmy and Greg Staats

It is no secret that Indigenous tradition and culture is alive in our art, and that art can be a place where we revitalize and ignite our connections to those things.  This past Monday on Indigenous Waves, we spoke to artist and Images Festival Programmer Elwood Jimmy along with artist Greg Staats about the Indigenous … Continue reading

Journey of Nishiyuu – Staff Carrier Jordan Masty

We continue our coverage of the Journey of Nishiyuu this week with special guest 20 year old Staff carrier, Jordan Masty, walker from Whapmagoostui in the Journey of Nishiyuu. Jordan Masty (Cree) is 20 years old, from Whapmagoostui, and he talks to Indigenous Waves about his decision to join the Journey of Nishiyuu as a … Continue reading