Colleen Cardinal from Families of Sisters in Spirit on MMIW, the problems of a national inquiry and colonial violence against Indigenous women

    On March 17, 2014, filmmaker and activist Colleen Cardinal joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the work of Families of Sisters in Spirit, the problems with a national inquiry and the direct relationship between colonial violence and violence against Indigenous women.   Playlist: Buffy Sainte-Marie – Still This Love Goes On Leonard Sumner – … Continue reading

Activist Shawn Brant on the Tyendinaga Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women roadblock

Last week the parliamentary committee’s report on missing and murdered indigenous women created a massive community response and outcry. Activist Shawn Brant joined Indigenous Waves to discuss the report, and the Tyendinaga blockade. Playlist: Fawn Wood – Grandmother Song Cree Confederacy – Teen Girl’s Fancy Young Kingbird – Two Step Song Northern Wind – Rise … Continue reading

Deejay NDN & the ongoing issue of the Nepean Redskins & Audrey Huntley from No More Silence & the grassroots database for missing and murdered women

  Audrey Huntley joined Indigenous Waves this past Monday to give some background on the No More Silence and Families of Sisters in Spirit grassroots database of missing and murdered women, including what happened to the data collected previously by NWAC for the RCMP. Two years ago, Ian Campeau, also known as Deejay NDN from … Continue reading

Honouring Missing and Murdered Women with Artists Ilene Sova and Christi Belcourt

February 14th is the day of the Annual Women’s Memorial March for missing and murdered women. Artists Ilene Sova and Christi Belcourt joined us on this episode of Indigenous Waves to discuss their respective projects honouring the missing and murdered women of Canada. Ilene Sova is a conceptual portrait painter who creates paintings which reference … Continue reading