Top Chef Canada Finale Recap & What’s Next with Chef Rich Francis

Top Chef Canada’s first Indigenous contestant, Chef Rich Francis returned to Indigenous Waves last week to recap the finale and season, as well as give the scoop on what is next for him. Playlist: Buffy Sainte-Marie – Cho Cho Fire Leonard Sumner – Northern Lights Cris Derksen – Elder Ducks Leanne Simpson – jiibay or … Continue reading

First Story Toronto documenting Indigenous women’s stories of the Red Power movement PLUS Chef Rich Francis returns to update on Top Chef Canada & Indigenous cuisine

The first Indigenous Waves guests on March 24, 2014 are First Story Toronto documentarians Krystine Abel and Cairo Reddick – who discuss the project they have been working on, “Narrating Her Story: Indigenous Women, Memory and Power” examining the Red Power movement through the stories of Indigenous women in the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Second … Continue reading

First Indigenous contestant on Top Chef Canada, Chef Rich Francis on Indigenous cuisine

Chef Rich Francis is the first Indigenous contestant on the Food Network series Top Chef Canada, and he joined us last week to discuss Indigenous cuisine, traditional foods and competing on the show. Playlist: Eekwol & Mils – The Tree f. Mass & Flipdabird Shibastik – Landslide City Natives – Proud of Me Wab Kinew … Continue reading

Environment Canada Scientists Dr. Jane Kirk and Dr. Craig Hébert on mercury in the tarsands region

Environment Canada scientists recently released a report on findings of a 7,300 sq mile ring of mercury surrounding the tarsands. Dr. Jane Kirk and Dr. Craig Hébert joined us to discuss their research. Playlist: Cree Confederation – Straight Crow Hop Young Kingbird – 2 Step Song Cris Derksen – So Afraid Leanne Simpson – jiibay … 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