Alanis Obomsawin Investigates Treaty 9 with Trick or Treaty?

The legendary shero, Alanis Obomsawin returned to Indigenous Waves once again in September to discuss her latest film, Trick or Treaty? The Untold History of Treaty 9. Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki) was born in New Hampshire and was raised near the Odanak Reserve at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. She has produced over thirty documentaries on Indigenous rights issues … Continue reading

Environment Canada Scientists Dr. Jane Kirk and Dr. Craig Hébert on mercury in the tarsands region

Environment Canada scientists recently released a report on findings of a 7,300 sq mile ring of mercury surrounding the tarsands. Dr. Jane Kirk and Dr. Craig Hébert joined us to discuss their research. Playlist: Cree Confederation – Straight Crow Hop Young Kingbird – 2 Step Song Cris Derksen – So Afraid Leanne Simpson – jiibay … Continue reading

Bridget Tolley, Families of Sisters in Spirit & the Grassroots for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Bridget Tolley joined Indigenous Waves this week to share her story and discuss the ongoing work of Families of Sisters in Spirit. If you want to support their work, go here. Bridget Tolley is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation. Her mother Gladys Tolley was struck and killed by a police car in … Continue reading

Dr. Lynn Gehl on Ally Responsibility, Community Citizenship, Treaties & Indigenous Knowledge

  Dr. Lynn Gehl (Gii-Zhigaate Mnidookwe) Ph.D, is Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe from Ottawa River Valley. She is a learner-researcher, thinker, writer, blogger and has been an Indigenous human rights advocate for the last 27 years. Lynn Gehl joined Indigenous Waves to discuss her writing and thoughts on ally responsibility, adoption and community citizenship. Playlist: Cris Derksen … 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

First Peoples and the Proud To Be Indigenous campaign

First Peoples Worldwide Director of Communications Dan Morrison and Managing Director Neva Morrison joined Indigenous Waves to talk about the Proud To Be Indigenous social media campaign to signal boost the millions of Indigenous voices who will not be represented or attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The Proud To Be Indigenous … Continue reading

Journey of Nishiyuu – Staff Carrier Jordan Masty

We continue our coverage of the Journey of Nishiyuu this week with special guest 20 year old Staff carrier, Jordan Masty, walker from Whapmagoostui in the Journey of Nishiyuu. Jordan Masty (Cree) is 20 years old, from Whapmagoostui, and he talks to Indigenous Waves about his decision to join the Journey of Nishiyuu as a … Continue reading

Russell Diabo on Termination policies, 93 Tables & Idle No More; Plus Amber Sandy from First Story App

Russell Diabo speaks about the termination policies of the Canadian government including comprehensive land claims agreements at 93 tables, as well as his thoughts on Idle No More and more. Also on the show, Amber Sandy from First Story App  joined us to update us on the interactive, multimedia app which maps the Indigenous history … 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