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Actor, Musician Glen Gould On His Latest Project, Donna’s Boy

Actor and musician Glen Gould joined Indigenous Waves to discuss his work and latest project, Donna’s Boy. Glen (Mi’kmaq) is an Actor/Director/Musician based in Toronto. Born and raised in Nova Scotia, he is the oldest of four children and the father of 4 beautiful children. He left home at the age of 19 to pursue … Continue reading

Indigenous Waves Throwback Music Edition

Indigenous Waves welcomed Connor Pion to the team last month as the Music Editor. For Connor’s first show, we were introduced to some classic Indigenous rock, folk and “old man” tunes. Playlist: Redbone – Come and Get Your Love Billy Thunderkloud & The Chieftones – Lovin’ Woman, You’re My Friend Willy Mitchell & The Desert … Continue reading

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Indigenous Waves International Women’s Day All Music Show

Playlist: Morning Star River – Ogitchada Ode’min Kwe Singers – Haudenosaunee Unity Stomp Leanne Simpson – She Sang Them Home Lena Recollet – Historical Landmark Moe Clark – Butterfly Ashes Blue King Brown – Women’s Revolution f. Queen Ifrica Miss Christie Lee – Experience Cris Derksen – Eagle & Prey MC Red Cloud – Indigenous … Continue reading

Pam Palmater & Russell Diabo return to Indigenous Waves to talk Bill C51

              Despite Bill C-51 garnering a great deal of criticism and concern for the privacy of Canadian citizens, it passed through it’s second reading in parliament on Monday February 23, 2015. Political analyst Russell Diabo and Lawyer Pamela Palmater returned to Indigenous Waves to share their analysis of the … Continue reading


Colleen Cardinal on 60s Scoop & Indigenous Adoptees

Colleen Cardinal returned to Indigenous Waves last week to talk about the work she has been doing for Indigenous adoptees who were taken from their birth parents through colonial state removal. Colleen Cardinal is Plains Cree from Saddle Lake Cree Nation, AB and she currently resides in Algonquin Territory. Colleen is an Indigenous adoptee of … Continue reading


Sicangu Lakota rapper Frank Waln

Frank Waln was in Toronto in February 2015 for Indigenous Education Week at First Nations House. Indigenous Waves caught up with him in the studio while he was in town, and then later at an intimate listening party where he performed all new material from his upcoming album. In the second half of the show, … Continue reading

Jeff Corntassel returns to Indigenous Waves to talk Resurgence

Indigenous Waves was happy to welcome back Jeff Corntassel to chat about Indigenous rights, identity, self determination, imposed citzenship and of course, resurgence. Jeff Corntassel is Tsalagi (Cherokee Nation) and received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1998. He is currently an Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor in the School of Indigenous Governance at the … Continue reading


Heather Majaury This Is My Drum, on Algonquin Nationhood, History and Identity

Heather Majaury joined Indigenous Waves last week to discuss her latest project This Is My Drum. The context of This is My Drum is the unceded traditional territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg.  This territory includes the land where Canada’s Parliament buildings reside. Ironically, in a nation state that celebrates diversity as multiculturalism, the policy for … Continue reading

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Pam Palmater on report on MMIW; an update on suite of legislation

Pam Palmater returned to Indigenous Waves this week, and shared some very informative insights on the recent report on missing and murdered Indigenous women in British Columbia from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, as well as the ongoing suite of legislation from Stephen Harper’s government. Lawyer Pamela Palmater, (Mi’kmaq) is a member of Eel … Continue reading


Alanis Obomsawin Investigates Treaty 9 with Trick or Treaty?

The legendary shero, Alanis Obomsawin returned to Indigenous Waves once again in September to discuss her latest film, Trick or Treaty? The Untold History of Treaty 9. Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki) was born in New Hampshire and was raised near the Odanak Reserve at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. She has produced over thirty documentaries on Indigenous rights issues … Continue reading


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