Bonita Lawrence – Algonquin Identity, Nationhood & History in Ontario, and Decolonizing Anti-Racism

    Bonita Lawrence (Mi’kmaw), author, singer, drummer, activist, researcher and Associate Professor at the School of Social Sciences at Atkinson, York University in Indigenous Studies joined us in the Indigenous Waves studio to talk about her recent book, “Fractured Homeland – Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario” as well as her work around … Continue reading

Ryan McMahon & the First Story App

    Ojibwe/Metis comedian/actor/writer Ryan McMahon joined Indigenous Waves for an interview in anticipation of his October 12th comedy show in Toronto. Ryan spoke to us about taping his first one-hour standup comedy special for CBC, how to be funny without reinforcing stereotypes, podcasting, comedy as a tool to push back and create space for … Continue reading