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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

Kiinoo Mudwin: Community Justice, Reconciliation and The Origin of Turtle Island
Aug 4, 2020
Kiinoo Mudwin: Community Justice, Reconciliation and The Origin of Turtle Island
Glenn Trivett, Ojibway man and member of Wasauksing First Nation, creator of speaker series Kiinoo Mudwin, traditional knowledge keeper and pipe carrier discusses community justice, Reconciliation and the origin of Turtle Island. Host: Dave Beverly Foster.
Aug 4, 2020

Canoes and Community: Carving Out Space for Connection
July 31, 2020
Canoes and Community: Carving Out Space for Connection
Nuuchahnulth and Coast Salish artist and carver Joshua Watts discusses carving and racing canoes, the value of mentorship and the role of carving and art as a community-building vessel with host Kirsten Mathison.
July 31, 2020

Feminism in Film: Our Stories Onscreen
July 28, 2020
Feminism in Film: Our Stories Onscreen
Artist Shelley Niro discusses filmmaking with host Tanicia Wright – from casting, to storytelling to weaving in her feminist worldview in her latest film “The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw”.
July 28, 2020

Stories as Catalysts for Change: The Bravery of Artistry
July 24, 2020
Stories as Catalysts for Change: The Bravery of Artistry
Award-winning Kanien?kehá?ka (Mohawk) filmmaker Tracey Deer discusses her new film, how stories can create change, the art of collaboration and the bravery of artistry in film, a field where Indigenous people are underrepresented.
July 24, 2020

One With the Land: Sinixt Perspective and Identity (Part 2) – Kayla Tillapaugh speaks with Shelly Boyd
July 21, 2020
One With the Land: Sinixt Perspective and Identity (Part 2) – Kayla Tillapaugh speaks with Shelly Boyd
In Part 2 of this episode, Arrow Lakes Facilitator for Colville Confederated Tribes, Shelly Boyd explores what it means to be part of an “extinct” nation and also to connect with the land and wildlife through ceremony and conservation. (Photo Credit for Kayla Tillapaugh: Sharon Stoddart)
July 21, 2020

Mediating The Spaces Between Us: Racism, Entrepreneurship and Parenting
July 17, 2020
Mediating The Spaces Between Us: Racism, Entrepreneurship and Parenting
One of FLARE Magazine’s Top 50 Women, anti-racism educator, award-winning ribbon skirt artist, certified mediator and activist Larissa Crawford discusses racism, the green economy, eco-activism, entrepreneurship, wellness and parenting.
July 17, 2020

The Long Road to Representation: Culture Shifts in Film (Part 2) – Dave Beverly Foster speaks with trailblazer Jennifer Podemski
July 14, 2020
The Long Road to Representation: Culture Shifts in Film (Part 2) – Dave Beverly Foster speaks with trailblazer Jennifer Podemski
In the second half of a two-part series, actor, director and producer Jennifer Podemski, discusses her award-winning series ‘Future History’ about cultural reclamation, the challenges of filmmaking during the COVID pandemic, and her future hopes and dreams.
July 14, 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 (Part 1) – Kayla Tillapaugh speaks with Shelly Boyd
June 21, 2020
One With the Land: Sinixt Perspective and Identity (Part 1) – 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. (Photo Credit for Kayla Tillapaugh: Sharon Stoddart)
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 (Part 1) – Dave Beverly Foster speaks with trailblazer Jennifer Podemski
June 21, 2020
The Long Road to Representation: Culture Shifts in Film (Part 1) – 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