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19 minutes | Sep 7, 2016
On this week's show, Glenn looks at the internal turmoil of the Indigenous Peoples Assembly of Canada (formerly the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples), which may lead to the ousting of National Chief Dwight Dorey.
30 minutes | Jul 19, 2016
On this week's show, Steve and Glenn chat with Jarret Leaman, former executive director of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada, about the challenges of achieving professional success and maintaining authenticity as an Indigenous and Two-Spirited man.
17 minutes | Jul 10, 2016
This week, Steve and Glenn chat with Julie Bull, who is of Inuit descent (NunatuKavut) from Labrador and a scholar in the ethics and governance of research involving Indigenous peoples, which is exploding in the "Reconciliation" era.
24 minutes | Jun 30, 2016
Edward Cornwallis is known by most people in Nova Scotia as the founder of Halifax. But for Mi'kmaq people, he is a figure of violence and genocide. Among other things, Cornwallis issued a scalping proclamation and offered a bounty for every Mi'kmaq scalp delivered. Glenn Wheeler talks to freelance journalist and historian Jon Tattrie about Cornwallis and the campaign to have his name removed from buildings and other public assets.
16 minutes | Jun 20, 2016
On this week's episode we put our regular co-host, Steven Vanloffeld in the hot seat as he discusses why he is seeking to become Chief of his home community - Saugeen First Nation. We discuss the challenges and the opportunities from a local and national perspective.
16 minutes | Jun 14, 2016
On this week's show, Kinder Morgan pipeline play latest test of Trudeau's commitment to respect Indigenous rights, and Native Currents co-host runs for chief of Saugeen First Nation.
23 minutes | Apr 18, 2016
Native Currents: Episode 117
On this week's show, on the 140th anniversary of the introduction of the racist Indian Act, a suicide crisis in Attawapiskat and an emergency debate in the House of Commons, and what could be a game-changer from the Supreme Court of Canada, confirmation that Metis and non-status Indians are entitled to constitutional protection.
27 minutes | Apr 12, 2016
Native Currents: Episode 116
On this week's show we look at the need for Elder services among the prison inmate population; the invitation to the Pope to visit First Nations and formally apologize for Residential School abuses; the push on attracting tourism dollars to First Nation communities; and the controversy over the Cleveland "Caucasians" t-shirt.
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