Pam Palmater & Russell Diabo return to Indigenous Waves to talk Bill C51

              Despite Bill C-51 garnering a great deal of criticism and concern for the privacy of Canadian citizens, it passed through it’s second reading in parliament on Monday February 23, 2015. Political analyst Russell Diabo and Lawyer Pamela Palmater returned to Indigenous Waves to share their analysis of the … Continue reading

Russell Diabo and Pam Palmater on the Canadian Government’s Suite of Bills Targeting First Nations

Part 1 Part 2 Indigenous Waves invited Russell Diabo and Pamela Palmater to discuss the numerous pieces of legislation coming from the Canadian Conservative Government that directly impact First Nations. This informative talk outlines the problems with each of the bills, including the fact that there was little to no consultation with First Nations communities … Continue reading

Post-Assembly of First Nations Election Discussion with Pamela Palmater and Hayden King

    Pamela Palmater and Hayden King join Indigenous Waves for a discussion on the Assembly of First Nations 33rd Annual General Assembly which took place in Toronto on July 17th, 18th, and 19th.   Pamela Palmater, member of Eel River Bar First Nation, is Chair of the Centre of Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University … Continue reading

Should Indigenous peoples vote in Canadian elections?

    Should Indigenous peoples vote in Canadian elections? Our guests Dr. Pamela Palmater, Aaron Detlor, and Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux join Indigenous Waves to discuss this question. This show originally aired on March 5, 2012.