Sylvia McAdam & the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The 13th Annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues took place May 20th to the 31st in New York City this year. One of the original Idle No More founders, Sylvia McAdam joined us from the UNPFII to talk about what she was doing there, the forum itself and the current status and future … Continue reading

Idle No More discussion continues on Indigenous Waves w lawyer & cofounder Sylvia McAdam and actress & activist Tantoo Cardinal

  On this edition of Indigenous Waves, lawyer and Idle No More co-founder Sylvia McAdam returns to continue the dialogue around Idle No More, along with actress and activist Tantoo Cardinal. Tantoo Cardinal is an acclaimed actress starring in dozens of films and television shows, an activist and a Member of the Order of Canada … 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