Shawn Atleo’s Resignation, the AFN & Bill C33 (FNCFNEA aka FNEA) with Russ Diabo

  Policy Analyst Russell Diabo returned to Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent news of Shawn Atleo resigning as the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), implications of his resignation on Bill C-33 (First Nations Control of First Nation Education – FNCFNEA – or First Nation Education Act – FNEA), the AFN … 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

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

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

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

Cree8Success Conference w Dawn Marie Marchand & Aaron Paquette

The Cree8Success conference that took place in Edmonton last week (November 15-16 2012) is the first ever artist-initiated Education & Engagement Conference directed at using Aboriginal Apprenticeship/Mentorship techniques to help those who work with Indigenous people (and all people!). Cree8Success Organizers  and founders Dawn Marie Marchand and Aaron Paquette joined Indigenous Waves  to talk about the … Continue reading

Chef Nephi Craig – Indigenous Food Culture Conference

    White Mountain Apache Chef Nephi Craig returns to Indigenous Waves with thoughtful discussion around Indigeneity in professional kitchens, Indigenous food systems and the upcoming 2012 Indigenous Food and Culture Conference at the Sunrise Park Resort Hotel in White Mountain Apache territory in Arizona.   Indigenous Waves also pays tribute to Russell Means who … Continue reading

Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation

    Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent Federal court judicial review which declared it was “unreasonable” and “contrary to law” for the Federal government to appoint a third party manager for the First Nation during a housing crisis last fall.   This show originally aired on … Continue reading