Nation to Nation Resource Guide to Treaties in Ontario with Maurice Switzer and Hayden King & Wabanaki Maine TRC w Martha Troiian

Maurice Switzer and Hayden King joined Indigenous Waves this week to discuss the historical and current issues related to Maurice Switzer’s latest publication, Nation to Nation A Resouce on Treaties in Ontario. During the second half of the show we had a short documentary report from Martha Troiian on Wabanaki families in Maine going through … Continue reading

Anishinaabe Rapper Tall Paul & Warrior Chief John Levi from the Elsipogtog FN resistance against SWN Resources Canada fracking

Anishinaabe rapper Tall Paul is originally from Leech Lake, Minnesota, however he grew up in the city of Minneapolis which meant not having connection to his identity as an Anishinaabe person. Tall Paul joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk about the themes in his music including growing up in the city, being removed from … Continue reading

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson joins Indigenous Waves on January 28, Day of Action

Author, academic, storyteller, researcher and spoken word artist Leanne Betasamosake Simpson joined producer Jamaias DaCosta for a live discussion on January 28, 2013 about Idle No More, resurgence, writing for mainstream, treaties and more. Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is  Mississauga Nishnaabeg from the Alderville First Nation. She is a writer, academic and storyteller with a PhD … Continue reading

Award-winning Author, Journalist and Storyteller Richard Wagamese

    On the first half of the program, author, journalist and storyteller Richard Wagamese joined Indigenous Waves host Susan Blight in the studio via phone last week to share about his experience with the 60s scoop, finding his identity in storytelling and writing and the process of honouring the story. “You never know when … 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

Cindy Blackstock & Oshkimaadziig Camp

    Cindy Blackstock, member of the Gitksan Nation and Executive Director for the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the court victory for First Nations children, the human rights complaint against the Canadian federal government on behalf of First Nations children, and the I am a Witness campaign. … Continue reading