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Introducing the Indigenous 150+ Podcast Series
 
Introducing the Indigenous 150+ Podcast Series
A short piece celebrating the launch of the Indigenous 150+ Podcast series made especially for you, our listeners, featuring the voices of the young changemakers who collectively host the series. A shout out to Kayla Tillapaugh, participant of the Indigenous 150+ Youth Ambassador Programme and now podcast host from Castlegar, British Columbia, the traditional territory of the Sn? ?ay? ckstx (Sinixt), as well as the outer territories of the Ktunaxa, Secwepemc and Syilx First Nations.
June 21, 2020

Small Town, Big Dreams: Making Movies and We Matter – Host Nicole Tornquist speaks with Kelvin Redvers
July 9, 2020
Small Town, Big Dreams: Making Movies and We Matter – Host Nicole Tornquist speaks with Kelvin Redvers
We Matter founder Kelvin Redvers discusses growing up in the North West Territories, his career as a director and why he founded this youth-led organization that is addressing mental health in such a unique way.
July 9, 2020

Influencing Through Arts and Action: The Power of Authenticity – Kirsten Mathison speaks with storyteller, poet and activist Linnea Dick
July 7, 2020
Influencing Through Arts and Action: The Power of Authenticity – Kirsten Mathison speaks with storyteller, poet and activist Linnea Dick
Storyteller, artist, poet, and activist, Linnea Dick, redefines the concept of “influencer” through her life and work by showing up with authenticity, the importance of role models and using social media for good.
July 7, 2020

Laughing Through Taboo: The art of comedy in film – Shelby Lisk speaks with filmmaker JL Whitecrow
July 1, 2020
Laughing Through Taboo: The art of comedy in film – Shelby Lisk speaks with filmmaker JL Whitecrow
Anishinaabe artist and filmmaker JL Whitecrow discusses using comedy to address difficult topics, the importance of Indigenous voices in film and the expectations facing Indigenous creatives.
July 1, 2020

The Noise of The Heartbeat: Mi’kmaq Songs and Culture Revitalized – Julianna Peter-Paul speaks with Mi’kmaq Elder George Paul
June 27, 2020
The Noise of The Heartbeat: Mi’kmaq Songs and Culture Revitalized – Julianna Peter-Paul speaks with Mi’kmaq Elder George Paul
Mi’kmaq musician and Elder George Paul shares his musical journey, his work in cultural revitalization and a creation story of his people.
June 27, 2020

Rising From the Ashes through Wâhkôhtowin: A Story of Hope – Michelle Gowan speaks with best-selling author Jesse Thistle
June 22, 2020
Rising From the Ashes through Wâhkôhtowin: A Story of Hope – Michelle Gowan speaks with best-selling author Jesse Thistle
Best-selling author and Métis-Cree scholar Jesse Thistle discusses storytelling, his memoir, academic research, and his journey back from homelessness and addiction. Thistle explores the realities of intergenerational trauma, colonial violence, prejudice and culture.
June 22, 2020

Using Humour For Healing: Writing Words of Wisdom – Kayla Stephens speaks with award-winning writer, Drew Hayden Taylor
June 21, 2020
Using Humour For Healing: Writing Words of Wisdom – Kayla Stephens speaks with award-winning writer, Drew Hayden Taylor
Drew Hayden Taylor, Anishinabee author, talks to host Kayla Stephens about his writing journey and shares advice for new writers. He approaches the topic with his brand of Indigenous humour and through a cross-genre lens.
June 21, 2020

Ghost Town Stories: Wolf Lake First Nation – Naomi Robinson speaks with her Grandmother and mother
June 21, 2020
Ghost Town Stories: Wolf Lake First Nation – Naomi Robinson speaks with her Grandmother and mother
The ghost town, Wolf Lake Nation, and the history of its people are discussed through the lens of three generations.
June 21, 2020

Forever On FIlm: Movies Preserving Inuit Language and Culture – Tessa Kunuk speaks with Inuk filmmaker Lucy Tulugarjuk
June 21, 2020
Forever On FIlm: Movies Preserving Inuit Language and Culture – Tessa Kunuk speaks with Inuk filmmaker Lucy Tulugarjuk
Filmmaker Lucy Tulugarjuk discusses her career path, after starring in the first Inuktitut film, Atanarjuat. She talks about Indigenous women in film, and shares advice to those aspiring to work in the industry.
June 21, 2020

One With the Land: Sinixt Perspective and Identity – Kayla Tillapaugh speaks with Shelly Boyd
June 21, 2020
One With the Land: Sinixt Perspective and Identity – Kayla Tillapaugh speaks with Shelly Boyd
Arrow Lakes Facilitator for Colville Confederated Tribes, Shelly Boyd, discusses Sinixt identity and worldviews, what it means to live in unity with the land and her thoughts on social, political and environmental justice.
June 21, 2020

Be Willing To Be Uncomfortable: Racism and Parenting – Raven Richards speaks with filmmaker Tasha Hubbard
June 21, 2020
Be Willing To Be Uncomfortable: Racism and Parenting – Raven Richards speaks with filmmaker Tasha Hubbard
Canadian Screen Award-winning filmmaker, Tasha Hubbard, speaks with host Raven Richards on racism, Indigenous parenting, and a way forward in Canada. Tasha’s film “nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up” examines the impact of the death of Colten Boushie and his family’s fight for justice. #JusticeForColten
June 21, 2020

The Long Road to Representation: Culture Shifts in Film – Dave Beverly Foster speaks with trailblazer, Jennifer Podemski
June 21, 2020
The Long Road to Representation: Culture Shifts in Film – Dave Beverly Foster speaks with trailblazer, Jennifer Podemski
In the first half of a two-part series, actor, director and producer Jennifer Podemski, discusses her career, Inidgenous representation in the film industry and why she created Canada’s first Indigenous-owned production company.
June 21, 2020