Rez Poetry with Leonard Sumner & the CIUT 2014 Spring Membership Drive

  Leonard Sumner joined Indigenous Waves to discuss his work, rez poetry, rez life and love for community. It was also the CIUT 89.5FM bi-annual fundraiser, for the purchase of a new radio transmitter. Leonard Sumner is an Anishinaabe MC/Singer-Songwriter from the Little Saskatchewan First Nation located in Interlake Region of Manitoba. He provides perspective … 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

Pam Palmater speaks about Mathias Colomb Cree Nation & Hudbay; CIUT Spring Membership Drive

The Mathias Colomb Cree Nation has been dealing with an ugly legal battle with Hudbay Minerals Inc. suing them and Pamela Palmater for an Idle No More peaceful action on MCCN territory back in January. Pam joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the case, including what has been described by several accounts as biased conduct from … Continue reading

Russell Diabo and Pam Palmater on the Canadian Government’s Suite of Bills Targeting First Nations

Part 1 Part 2 Indigenous Waves invited Russell Diabo and Pamela Palmater to discuss the numerous pieces of legislation coming from the Canadian Conservative Government that directly impact First Nations. This informative talk outlines the problems with each of the bills, including the fact that there was little to no consultation with First Nations communities … 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

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