Indigenous Waves Throwback Music Edition

Indigenous Waves welcomed Connor Pion to the team last month as the Music Editor. For Connor’s first show, we were introduced to some classic Indigenous rock, folk and “old man” tunes. Playlist: Redbone – Come and Get Your Love Billy Thunderkloud & The Chieftones – Lovin’ Woman, You’re My Friend Willy Mitchell & The Desert … Continue reading

Indigenous Waves March 2014 All Music Edition

In celebration of the end of a long winter, welcoming the new season, plus a special Juno winners tribute! All music edition of Indigenous Waves with producer Jamaias DaCosta filling in for host Susan Blight. Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – Red Skin Girl A Tribe Called Red – Noone Out Can Compete Northern Cree … Continue reading

Bridget Tolley, Families of Sisters in Spirit & the Grassroots for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Bridget Tolley joined Indigenous Waves this week to share her story and discuss the ongoing work of Families of Sisters in Spirit. If you want to support their work, go here. Bridget Tolley is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation. Her mother Gladys Tolley was struck and killed by a police car in … Continue reading

Elsipogtog Update with Ossie Michelin; Plus First Nations Education in Toronto from Martha Troian

Journalist Ossie Michelin joined Indigenous Waves this week to update and report on the situation happening in unceded, Mi’kMaq territory of Elsipogtog, where Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents are protesting Texas based SWN Resources shale gas exploration due to the detrimental impacts to the land and water. Ossie gives us his first hand accounts of some … Continue reading

All Music Edition of Indigenous Waves

Playlist: Shibastik – Hand Drum Tall Paul – Week 13: Rap Dads & Single Fathers D Script The Tlingit – Grizzly f. AK Natural MC Redcloud – Indigenous Angel f. Ulali Tall Paul – Taurus The Bull f. $kywalker Wab Kinew – Our Home on Native Land Ode’min Kwe Singers – Haudenosaunee Unity Stomp Song … Continue reading

First Peoples and the Proud To Be Indigenous campaign

First Peoples Worldwide Director of Communications Dan Morrison and Managing Director Neva Morrison joined Indigenous Waves to talk about the Proud To Be Indigenous social media campaign to signal boost the millions of Indigenous voices who will not be represented or attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The Proud To Be Indigenous … Continue reading

Images Festival Indigenous showcase w Elwood Jimmy and Greg Staats

It is no secret that Indigenous tradition and culture is alive in our art, and that art can be a place where we revitalize and ignite our connections to those things.  This past Monday on Indigenous Waves, we spoke to artist and Images Festival Programmer Elwood Jimmy along with artist Greg Staats about the Indigenous … Continue reading

Journey of Nishiyuu – Staff Carrier Jordan Masty

We continue our coverage of the Journey of Nishiyuu this week with special guest 20 year old Staff carrier, Jordan Masty, walker from Whapmagoostui in the Journey of Nishiyuu. Jordan Masty (Cree) is 20 years old, from Whapmagoostui, and he talks to Indigenous Waves about his decision to join the Journey of Nishiyuu as a … Continue reading