Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief Patrick Madahbee

    Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief Patrick Madahbee joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the massive funding cuts to First Nations political organizations and tribal councils announced by AANDC last week.   In the second half of the show, Indigenous Waves presents music from Indigenous artists. Playlist: Fawn Wood & Dallas Waskahat – Blessing Song John … Continue reading

Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation

    Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent Federal court judicial review which declared it was “unreasonable” and “contrary to law” for the Federal government to appoint a third party manager for the First Nation during a housing crisis last fall.   This show originally aired on … Continue reading

David Treuer and Melina Laboucon-Massimo

    David Treuer, author and member of the Leech Lake Reservation, joins us to talk about his book “Rez Life“, life on reservations, nationhood, and the preservation of the Ojibwe language in Minnesota.   Melina Laboucon-Massimo, a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation and a Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace, joins Indigenous Waves to … Continue reading