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

Update with Judy DaSilva from the Grassroots of Grassy Narrows

Judy Da Silva returned to Indigenous Waves this week to update on the issues that the Asabiinyashkosiwagong Nitam-Anishinaabeg, also known as Grassy Narrows continue to face due to Mercury poisoning in their waters. Judy Da Silva also discusses the Ontario Government’s Forest Management Plan, which infringes on traditional Grassy Narrows territory, and lacks consultation and … Continue reading

Russell Diabo on Sovereignty Summer; Termination Tables & politics as usual

  Russell Diabo joins Indigenous Waves this week to share his thoughts on the current political climate in Canada for Indigenous people, including the termination tables, as well as Sovereignty Summer, reserve and band council politics and the responsibility to know more. Russell Diabo (Kanienke’ha:ka) from Kahnawake is the Policy Advisor for the Algonquin Nation … Continue reading

Elsipogtog First Nation Shale Gas Protests Update from Halifax Media Co-op Reporter Miles Howe

Two weeks ago Indigenous Waves spoke to Warrior Chief John Levi from Elsipogtog First Nation regarding the protests being led by his community against SWN Resources and the shale gas exploration they are engaged in on Mi’kmaq traditional territory. Since then, John Levi has been arrested, and as of Monday July 8th, 2013 was released. … Continue reading

Rise, Move, Sing, Dance with the Indigenous Resurgence Long Weekend All Music Edition

Indigenous Waves celebrated Indigenous Resurgence Day this long weekend with a full hour of radio featuring artists and music from across Turtle Island. Rise, move, dance and sing with us! Playlist: A Tribe Called Red – Electric Powwow Drum Clarence Two Toes – Happy B’Day Canada Quese IMC – World So Beautiful Tall Paul – … Continue reading

Brenda Sayers from Hupacasath First Nation on FIPPA & how Hupacasath is leading the way for all Canadians

The Canadian government, under the direction of Stephen Harper, has been criticized for myriad unilateral legislation and decisions that will create permanent changes to the environment and the Canadian landscape. In particular, much of this legislation has been directly impacting First Nations, however there has been a significant lack of consultation, despite section 35 of … 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