Nation to Nation Resource Guide to Treaties in Ontario with Maurice Switzer and Hayden King & Wabanaki Maine TRC w Martha Troiian

Maurice Switzer and Hayden King joined Indigenous Waves this week to discuss the historical and current issues related to Maurice Switzer’s latest publication, Nation to Nation A Resouce on Treaties in Ontario. During the second half of the show we had a short documentary report from Martha Troiian on Wabanaki families in Maine going through … Continue reading

Ben Powless from Defenders of the Land and Indigenous Environmental Network on Line 9, tar sands and other pipelines

*Ben Powless joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk about the ongoing battle to stop the proposed Line 9 pipeline from going through multiple Indigenous, urban and rural communities; as well as the potential for leaks and spills due to inadequate pipeline construction and material. Ben Powless is a Mohawk citizen from Six Nations in … Continue reading

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