Ojibwe/Métis Author Cherie Dimaline joins Indigenous Waves to discuss and read from her latest novel The Girl Who Grew A Galaxy

    Cherie Dimaline (Ojibwe/Métis) joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk about her childhood influences including sharing a bedroom with her Grandmother for most of her life, as well as the stories that her mother and Aunties would tell. We also had the pleasure of hearing her read from her latest novel, The Girl … Continue reading

Dr. Lynn Gehl on Ally Responsibility, Community Citizenship, Treaties & Indigenous Knowledge

  Dr. Lynn Gehl (Gii-Zhigaate Mnidookwe) Ph.D, is Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe from Ottawa River Valley. She is a learner-researcher, thinker, writer, blogger and has been an Indigenous human rights advocate for the last 27 years. Lynn Gehl joined Indigenous Waves to discuss her writing and thoughts on ally responsibility, adoption and community citizenship. Playlist: Cris Derksen … Continue reading

Elsipogtog First Nation Shale Gas Protests Update from Halifax Media Co-op Reporter Miles Howe

Two weeks ago Indigenous Waves spoke to Warrior Chief John Levi from Elsipogtog First Nation regarding the protests being led by his community against SWN Resources and the shale gas exploration they are engaged in on Mi’kmaq traditional territory. Since then, John Levi has been arrested, and as of Monday July 8th, 2013 was released. … Continue reading

Rise, Move, Sing, Dance with the Indigenous Resurgence Long Weekend All Music Edition

Indigenous Waves celebrated Indigenous Resurgence Day this long weekend with a full hour of radio featuring artists and music from across Turtle Island. Rise, move, dance and sing with us! Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – Electric Powwow Drum Clarence Two Toes – Happy B’Day Canada Quese IMC – World So Beautiful Tall Paul – … Continue reading