Archive for February, 2010
Friday, February 26th, 2010
A U of BC study has linked infectious diseases to multi-generational trauma from residential school.
A group of Saskatchewan youth are producing their own Public Service Announcement, Bamoseda Coop student Deidre will have details on that story.
The Frontier Centre on Public Policy is recommending the voluntary re-location of non-viable reserves, Policy Analyst Joseph Quesnel explains the study, while Grand Chief Stan Beardy of the Nishinabe Aski Nation says more needs to be realized and treaties need to be examined.
Bamoseda will begin its monthly special on government relations with Policy Analyst Mickey Posluns who has been looking at government policy affecting First Nations for about 40 years.
Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond talks about his documentary Reel Injun.
Meghan Meister – Now
Tracey Bone – Pity the Fool
Roland Majeau – Honey Why
Friday, February 19th, 2010
School mascots are under review in Ontario and BC, and School board representatives in both provinces spoke with Bamoseda.
Batchewana First Nation citizens in Ontario will have access to credit to leverage mortgages, something which is difficult to accomplish while residing on a First Nation. It’s the latest community to participate in the First Nations Market Housing Fund Credit enhancement program.
The Kahnawake Mohawk Council in Quebec is continuing its push to have Non-Native residents move out of the community . A spokesperson for the Mohawk Council will tell us why those residents have been asked to leave.
A group of teachers from the Toronto Catholic District School board are heading to Moose Factory, a community in northern Ontario to participate in an educational and cultural gathering to both learn and present.
Plus – Pow Wow Idol is in full swing – Next week will mark the fourth round of votes, and there are couple of Drum groups from Canada in the running.
Stevie Salas – Cherokee Girl
Susan Aglukark – As Only a Heart Would Dare
War Party – Lyrical Pow Wow
Friday, February 12th, 2010
Love is something that automatically comes to mind on Valentine’s Day.
And love and remembrance will be in the air on February 14th for thousands of marchers across the country.
They will be participating in the 19th Annual Women’s Memorial March, and Bamoseda will focus on the march happening in downtown Vancouver this weekend.
A new First Nation band is being formed in Newfoundland. Bamoseda will have details on the new Qalipu Mi’kmaq band. Staying on the east coast, a Mi’kmaq Economic Development Office on Cape Breton, is hoping a study will inject new life into established businesses as well as create new opportunities.
Nike is out with a new announcement. The company has released details on it’s commitment to increase access to sports in Aboriginal communities throughout the country. The more than 10 year program has expanded to Canada from south of the border.
Poet Gloria Alvernaz Mulcahy will talk about her new book – Borderlands and Bloodlines.
O De’min Kwe Singers – Strong Women Song
Slidin’ Clyde Roulette Band – Redman
Shane Anthony Band – Eucalyptus Tree
Friday, February 5th, 2010
With the Olympics drawing near, there’s been a lot being said in the media , both negative and positive and Four Host First Nation Director Tewanee Joseph gives an overview of what’s happening right now, from last minute details to the “Authentic Aboriginal” stamped souvenirs made in China controversy. The First Nations Bank has had a record year, and it’s expected to continue it’s growth trend, First Nations Bank CEO Keith Martell will talk about that plus, how Indian Act and First Nations Lands Management Act policies have an effect on borrowing. The Canadian Council Aboriginal for Aboriginal Business is calling for participants in it’s second mentoring program, the program coordinator will explain the details on that, plus a Arizona State Senator Albert Hale has proposed a ban – called “Don’t pay to pray”. Hale will explain the rationale behind his proposed bill, which came after three people died during a sweat lodge ceremony performed by James Arthur Ray last fall. And Avatar has been out more than a month now, we’ll speak with Indigenous fantasy author Daniel Justice about whether the movie is just eye candy, or is there something deeper there.
Nadjiwon – Aambe
Don Amero – Help This World
Jani Lauzon - Bigger Than All of Us