Indigenous Waves March 2014 All Music Edition

In celebration of the end of a long winter, welcoming the new season, plus a special Juno winners tribute! All music edition of Indigenous Waves with producer Jamaias DaCosta filling in for host Susan Blight. Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – Red Skin Girl A Tribe Called Red – Noone Out Can Compete Northern Cree … Continue reading

CIUT Membership Drive w Ryan McMahon and Gabrielle Fayant

On October 21st Indigenous Waves had our bi-annual CIUT 89.5FM membership drive show. We were fortunate enough to have our favorite comedian Ryan McMahon along with youth grassroots activist and organizer Gabrielle Fayant join us live in studio to support us during the drive, and to share updates on what they have both been up … Continue reading

Carrier Sekani Tribal Chief Terry Teegee on the recent Indigenous-led protests against pipelines

    Carrier Sekani Tribal Chief Terry Teegee was one of the organizers of the recent Indigenous-led 3 day protest that occurred this past October throughout British Columbia, against the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain and the Trans Canada Keystone XL pipelines. Chief Teegee joined Indigenous Waves this week to discuss … Continue reading

Bonita Lawrence – Algonquin Identity, Nationhood & History in Ontario, and Decolonizing Anti-Racism

    Bonita Lawrence (Mi’kmaw), author, singer, drummer, activist, researcher and Associate Professor at the School of Social Sciences at Atkinson, York University in Indigenous Studies joined us in the Indigenous Waves studio to talk about her recent book, “Fractured Homeland – Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario” as well as her work around … 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

Ryan McMahon & the First Story App

    Ojibwe/Metis comedian/actor/writer Ryan McMahon joined Indigenous Waves for an interview in anticipation of his October 12th comedy show in Toronto. Ryan spoke to us about taping his first one-hour standup comedy special for CBC, how to be funny without reinforcing stereotypes, podcasting, comedy as a tool to push back and create space for … Continue reading

Sylvia Plain and the 2012 Tribal Canoe Journey

    Sylvia Plain from Aamjiwnaang First Nation joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the 2012 Tribal Canoe Journey, canoe teachings, and nation building. photo: Sylvia Plain

Dr. Cindy Blackstock

    First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada Executive Director Cindy Blackstock, member of the Gitxsan nation,  joins Indigenous Waves to talk about the recent preliminary motions heard in the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in regards to a case brought by the FNCFCS and the Assembly of First Nations against the Federal … Continue reading

Don Amero & Jessica R. Metcalfe

    Hailing from Winnipeg, award-winning singer-songwriter Don Amero joins Indigenous Waves to discuss his new album and play a few songs live in our studio! Are we lucky or what?   On the second half of the show, Dr. Jessica R. Metcalfe, creator of the blog and online boutique Beyond Buckskin, joins us by … Continue reading

Russell Diabo & Gabriel George

    Russell Diabo is Mohawk from Kahnawake and is the Editor and Publisher of First Nations Strategic Bulletin. Russell joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent funding cuts to Aboriginal political organizations and tribal councils announced by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada on September 4th.   In the second half of the show, … Continue reading