Kainai Activist & Photographer Arnell Tailfeathers on the February 7th FNEA events at a Kainai Highschool

On February 7, 2014 Kainai Blood Tribe hosted an event at Kainai Highschool with Stephen Harper, Bernard Valcourt and Shawn Atleo for an announcement on the First Nations Education Act. Though the event was open to the public, there were some guests who received yellow dots, and others who received blue dots. Those with blue … Continue reading

Honoring Indigenous Women; Community Database & Kainai FNEA

First we hear from Muskrat Magazine publisher and editor Rebeka Tabobondung about the Honouring Indigenous Women Hearts of Nations Vol. 2 Toronto book launch at the Toronto Birth Centre, then Krysta Williams from Native Youth Sexual Health Network talks about the 9th Annual February 14 Strawberry Ceremony in Honour of missing and murdered Women and … 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

Idle No More, Day 7 of Chief Theresa Spence’s Hunger Strike Panel Discussion

This week’s show was a panel discussion hosted by Indigenous Waves producer Jamaias DaCosta regarding Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike and the Idle No More campaign and movement with special guests Hayden King, Ellen Gabriel, Sylvia McAdam and Sylvia Plain. Hayden King is a member of Beausoleil First Nation and is a Professor of Indigenous … Continue reading