Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves

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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 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)

Playlist:

Buffy Sainte-Marie – Still This Love Goes On

Ulali – All My Relations

A Tribe Called Red – Indians From All Directions f. Das Racist

Shibastik – Hand Drum

Originally Aired April 22, 2013

Photo Credit: Kaya DaCosta

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