Jeff Corntassel returns to talk Nationhood, Indigenous Nationhood Movement & Rethinking Solidarity

Jeff Corntassel returns to Indigenous Waves this week to speak with IW Producer Jamaias DaCosta about the Indigenous Nationhood Movement NationsRising launch, the statement of principles and it’s multiple translations, as well as insurgent education, the meaning of Nationhood and re-framing solidarity. Jeff Corntassel is Tsalagi (Cherokee Nation) and received his Ph.D. from the University … Continue reading

Indigenous Nationhood Movement & “Every Day Acts of Resurgence” with Jeff Corntassel

Jeff Corntassel joined Indigenous Waves in the studio a couple of weeks ago to talk about identity, history, language, education, the Indigenous Nationhood Movement and asserting sovereignty and jurisdiction through “every day acts of resurgence”. Jeff Corntassel is Tsalagi (Cherokee Nation) and received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1998. He is currently … Continue reading

Alo White speaks about his Elder recording project, his Anishinaabemowin spreecast & the healing power of Tradition

Elder Alo White joined Indigenous Waves this week to share his story, and why he feels it is essential to do the work he is doing. In particular, his Anishinaabemowin spreecasts that happen on Tuesday evenings, to help spread Anishinaabemowin to youth and others who might not have access to learn the language, and his … 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

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

Taiaiake Alfred returns to Indigenous Waves to discuss Idle No More, Wasase, Indigenous Nationhood and more

Taiaiake Alfred joined Indigenous Waves this week to share his thoughts on the politics of Idle No More, and how critical reclaiming land, language, tradition and sovereignty is to sustaining the movement. Taiaiake Alfred is Bear Clan, Kanien’keha:ka from Kahnawake and is a Professor in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria, a researcher, philosopher … 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

David Treuer and Melina Laboucon-Massimo

    David Treuer, author and member of the Leech Lake Reservation, joins us to talk about his book “Rez Life“, life on reservations, nationhood, and the preservation of the Ojibwe language in Minnesota.   Melina Laboucon-Massimo, a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation and a Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace, joins Indigenous Waves to … Continue reading