Archive for May, 2011
Saturday, May 28th, 2011
Is it an erosion of rights? Some think so, but the government says not. The name change of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada to Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada has sparked some controversy in the First Nations community throughout the country.
Inuit in Canada have a shorter life expectancy than others in the country. Bamoseda finds out the contributing factors and what one organization says should be done to help extend the life expectancy for Inuit.
Parents of missing children now have extra help from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. The Centre has launched a national missing children’s resource centre.
Gary Farmer and The Troublemakers – What you gonna do? (CANCON)
Buffy Sainte Marie – Working for the Government (CANCON)
Shane Anthony Band – Fuelled by breath (CANCON)
Saturday, May 21st, 2011
The government’s decision to change the name of the Ministry of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada to Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development has not impressed the Anishinabek Nation.
A First Nations woman in Ontario has won her discrimination case against the province.
It’s hoped a community greenhouse project will help address Type 2 diabetes in a few southwestern Ontario First Nations.
A new school in Clyde River, Nunavut will be opening doors to preserve Inuit culture and language.
And The Circle of Eagles Lodge in B.C is proud to celebrate it’s 40th anniversary of helping ex-offenders get on their feet.
Inez – Ready 1-2 (CANCON)
Derek Miller – Lovesick Blues (CANCON)
Saturday, May 14th, 2011
The body of a missing First Nation teen has been found in Thunder Bay. The area’s MPP is now calling for action from the province.
The Mother Earth Water Walk is in full swing, and one community in Ontario held a water walk of its own in support of the larger walk.
Water is also the focal point for a group of First Nation citizens in Ontario, who recently met to discuss water issues, and how they can care for the water at home and in their communities.
Inuit youth are researching their roots and will re-tell their history from their perspective in the Nanisinik Arviat History Project.
A study has found First Nations youth off-reserve are more likely to smoke than their mainstream counter-parts.
Women of Wabano – Wildflower Ê(CANCON)
Wayne Lavalle – Pow wow honey (CANCON)
Wab Kinew – Last word (CANCON)
Friday, May 6th, 2011
The First Nations Education Steering Committee in B.C is disappointed with a funding reduction for its initiatives.
Bamoseda also has post-federal election coverage this weekend. Hear from Assembly of First Nations Chief Shawn Atleo, along with Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. Peter Russell, Emeritus Political Sciences U of T professor gives his take on the election.
The Aboriginal Resource Council has hosted the country’s largest Indigenous Inclusion event and recruitment fair in Montreal.
Women of Wabano – The Oklahoma Sunny Southern Song (CANCON)
Digging Roots – Spring to Come (CANCON)
Inez – Breathe (CANCON)
Sunday, May 1st, 2011
Canadians will be marking an ‘x’ on ballots on Monday….and Bamoseda hasa special election round up this weekend for you.
We’ll hear from University of Toronto political sciences professor Peter Russell, Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee and Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo, and First Peoples National Party of Canada leader William Morin.
We’ll also hear about a grassroots online campaignÊ – Closing the Gap.
Buffy Sainte Marie – Universal Soldier (CANCON)
Edward Gamblin – Heart made of Stone (CANCON)
Sandy Scofield – Coyote (CANCON)