Debra White Plume on Owe Aku & Moccasins on the Ground & Hereditary Chief WEC’KINEW (Eric Pelkey) on PKOLS

                  In the first half of the show, Debra White Plume joins us to talk about Owe Aku and Moccasins on the Ground – a decolonizing, healing and resistance training program connected to Indigenous Nationhood, identity, and land protection. In the second half, SȾÁUTW̱ (Tsawout) hereditary chief WEC’KINEM … Continue reading

First Peoples and the Proud To Be Indigenous campaign

First Peoples Worldwide Director of Communications Dan Morrison and Managing Director Neva Morrison joined Indigenous Waves to talk about the Proud To Be Indigenous social media campaign to signal boost the millions of Indigenous voices who will not be represented or attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The Proud To Be Indigenous … Continue reading

Alo White speaks about his Elder recording project, his Anishinaabemowin spreecast & the healing power of Tradition

Elder Alo White joined Indigenous Waves this week to share his story, and why he feels it is essential to do the work he is doing. In particular, his Anishinaabemowin spreecasts that happen on Tuesday evenings, to help spread Anishinaabemowin to youth and others who might not have access to learn the language, and his … Continue reading

Artist Duane Linklater on his work Migrations and language and lyrics in blues and hip hop

Artist Duane Linklater’s installation “Migrations” is a part of the Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture at the Power Plant in Toronto. Duane joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the connection between lyrics and language in blues from the early part of the 20th Century and contemporary Hip Hop. Duane also prepared a 15 … Continue reading