Shibastik talks tradition, hunting, teachings, youth workshops and hip hop

    Hip hop artist, painter and workshop educator Shibastik joined Indigenous Waves last week. He talks about what he learned growing up, setting up camp, hunting, and how he has taken what he learned in the bush and applied it to youth workshops. A member of the Moose Cree First Nation and the Bear … Continue reading

Artist Duane Linklater on his work Migrations and language and lyrics in blues and hip hop

Artist Duane Linklater’s installation “Migrations” is a part of the Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture at the Power Plant in Toronto. Duane joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the connection between lyrics and language in blues from the early part of the 20th Century and contemporary Hip Hop. Duane also prepared a 15 … Continue reading

Honouring Missing and Murdered Women with Artists Ilene Sova and Christi Belcourt

February 14th is the day of the Annual Women’s Memorial March for missing and murdered women. Artists Ilene Sova and Christi Belcourt joined us on this episode of Indigenous Waves to discuss their respective projects honouring the missing and murdered women of Canada. Ilene Sova is a conceptual portrait painter who creates paintings which reference … 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