Archive for February, 2011
Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Assembly of First Nations Nation Chief Shawn Atleo gives an AFN update on water and education issues.
A couple of stories on diabetes: In northwestern Ontario, the Nishnawbe Aski Nation along with it’s partners are delivering organic meat and fresh food to its most northern communities. Plus Researchers in the James Bay area are studying the combination of traditional medicine and science in the fight against type 2 diabetes in Cree territory.
The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council have vowed not to move in their opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project.
Don Amero – Freight Train (CANCON)
Leela Gilday – End of the Day (CANCON)
Digging Roots – Let the Sun (CANCON)
Saturday, February 19th, 2011
The Beaver Pond forest property near Ottawa has been clear cut despite protests from local First Nations. Now, Algonquin spokesperson Daniel Amikwabe Bernard says they will be working to conserve the rest of the site.
First Nations around the Terrace area in B.C have opportunities to partner up with local businesses to get in on many of the projects in the area.
Former Prime Minister Paul Martin discusses an initiative to highlight Aboriginal education challenges.
Anishinabek Nation citizen Darin Corbiere wants to cycle across Canada to raise awareness about diabetes in Aboriginal communities.
Northwestern Ontario Youth in Gull Bay have been lacing up their new hockey skates.
MUSIC Inez – Breathe (CANCON) CerAmony – Round ‘n’Round (CANCON) Eekwol andMils – The People (CANCON)
Friday, February 11th, 2011
A sacred fire is burning at Queen’s Park…. to urge the province of Ontario to stop development in Ottawa’s South March Highlands.
Muskegowuk Council Grand Chief Stan Louttit says discrepancies found in a treaty commissioner’s diary in the early 1900′s will help them negotiate with government.
Organic farming is helping reduce child poverty and unemployment rates on a couple of First Nation communities in Saskatchewan.
The 20th annual Women’s Memorial March is just around the bend. The Valentine’s Day event is expected to be the largest yet – especially for organizers downtown Vancouver.
Matt Iserhoff of multi-genre band CerAmony spoke with Bamoseda about their nomination for a 2011 Juno.
Andrea Menard – Peace (CANCON)
Fara Palmer – My Brother (CANCON)
CerAmony…Looks Like change to me (CANCON)
Saturday, February 5th, 2011
The Vancouver School Board is looking into creating a separate Aboriginal mini-school to decrease drop out rates. The First Nations Education Steering Committee thinks it’s a good idea.
The Wapos Bay Production team has begun to develop a Wapos Bay video game.
Juno Nominees Derek Miller, Little Hawk and Eagle and Hawk speak with Bamoseda about their music and nominations.
Eagle and Hawk – What if we could (CANCON)
Derek Miller – Something bad Something good (CANCON)
Little Hawk – $13,000 (CANCON)