Shawn Atleo’s Resignation, the AFN & Bill C33 (FNCFNEA aka FNEA) with Russ Diabo

  Policy Analyst Russell Diabo returned to Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent news of Shawn Atleo resigning as the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), implications of his resignation on Bill C-33 (First Nations Control of First Nation Education – FNCFNEA – or First Nation Education Act – FNEA), the AFN … 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

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

Post-Assembly of First Nations Election Discussion with Pamela Palmater and Hayden King

    Pamela Palmater and Hayden King join Indigenous Waves for a discussion on the Assembly of First Nations 33rd Annual General Assembly which took place in Toronto on July 17th, 18th, and 19th.   Pamela Palmater, member of Eel River Bar First Nation, is Chair of the Centre of Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University … Continue reading