Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves

Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves to share his thoughts on Idle No More, Indigenous Nationhood, and the importance of supporting youth in a reclamation of cultural practice, land connections and traditions and of course, language. Taiaiake Alfred is Bear Clan, Kanien’keha:ka from Kahnawake and is a Professor in Indigenous Governance at the University of … 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

Legendary Hip Hop Photographer Ernie Paniccioli on Indigenous Waves

Ernie Paniccioli joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk about the culture of hip hop and its direct relationship to Indigenous traditions. *We also had an attempt at an interview with two of the Journey of Nishiyuu walkers, however due to poor cell service at that time we lost the call. We will hopefully be … Continue reading

Sovereign Red Lake Nation Territory’s Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan and Enbridge with Marty Cobenais

The Ceded Red Lake Nation (Ojibwe) territory is located in what is now called Minnesota, and has been known for its unique sovereignty  in what is now the United States. In 1949 a pipeline was laid within their ceded territory, and to date there is no record, oral or otherwise of any legal agreement or … Continue reading

Ian Campeau aka Deejay NDN talks Idle No More racism in the mainstream and social media

  Activist, producer and deejay Ian Campeau (Nipissing First Nation) also known as Deejay NDN from A Tribe Called Red returns to Indigenous Waves for a discussion on racism in mainstream and social media, battling twitter trolls and drawing attention to racist and violent messages through social media. Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – The … Continue reading

Idle No More discussion continues with Blogger Chelsea Vowel of Âpihtawikosisân

The conversation continues on Indigenous Waves around Idle No More, this time with Chelsea Vowel, speaking about the movement and actions, the meeting January 11th, First Nations taxation and how it works, and more. Chelsea Vowel. author of the blog Âpihtawikosisân is Métis from the Plains Cree speaking community of Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta. She currently … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 All Music Edition

Music, news and events! Indigenous Waves November 26, 2012 All Music Edition Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – Electric PowWow Drum (intro) Miss Christie Lee Charles – Experience Point of Contact – Prayers in a Song Quese IMC – I Pulled A 187 On A Mascot Quese IMC – I Am My Ancestors MC RedCloud … Continue reading