September 1st, 2012 by bobmulrooney
Bamoseda presents Aboriginal Women of Song for your listening pleasure this Labour Day weekend.
Susan Aglukark – Citizens of the World
Susan Aglukark – Shamaya
Kimberly Dawn – Bonedigger
Kimberly Dawn – Woman to Woman
Kimberly Dawn – Songs of Courage
Elizabeth Hill – Love that Strong
Elizabeth Hill – Thirty Years of Tears
Asani – Northern Lights
Jani Lauzon – Real Rez Blues (track 5)
Shakti Hayes – A Lifetime Ago
Arlette – NDN Auntie
August 23rd, 2012 by bobmulrooney
Bamoseda highlights the 14th Annual Anishnabek Evening of Excellence.
Awards were handed out to Anishinabek citizens throughout Ontario in recognition of their work in their communities – from grassroots to national initiatives.
10 people received Lifetime Achievement Awards, five scholarships were handed out, a community development award was presented, and new this year, was the Debwewin Citation – an award for Excellence in Journalism or story telling in First Nations on Aboriginal Issues.
We’ll hear from some of the recipients, including Anishinabek Grandmother Josephine Mandamin, plus mature student Jill Thomson, one of the scholarship recipients will discuss her experience going back to school, and author Basil Johnston will talk about the importance of language in storytelling.
Andrea Menard – My neighbourhood
Ronnie Douglas Blues Band – Good time baby
SONG – Inez – True Love
August 16th, 2012 by bobmulrooney
It’s hard for people in the far North to feed their families, but only is food expensive, it also costs a lot just to hunt.
The United Church of Canada has jumped on-board the anti-Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline boat.
Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Aboriginal person to be sainted, has been celebrated at a jamboree in Saskatchewan.
In B.C, Chinese and First Nations share a close history, and an educational tour back in time also explores the two communities’ connections.
A Sundance Chief discusses how the ceremony was brought back to his community in northern Quebec.
Tomson Highway/Patricia Cano – Tansii
Stevie Salas – Cherokee Girl
Tracy Bone – Reality
August 15th, 2012 by bobmulrooney
The Truth and Reconciliation of Canada has made its first visit to a jail to hear statements from inmates.
A protest in a Manitoulin Island First Nation community in Ontario has entered its second week. The demand? The Chief’s resignation.
Attawapiskat has celebrated their court win over the appointment of a third party manager.
The Sundance is not just a film festival – it’s a ceremony. And in a two part series, we’ll learn more about it.
The Conservative government has introduced legislation allowing First Nations to opt into private property ownership, and there’s lots wrong with that according to one Ontario lawyer.
Mykal Gambul – Blues of Red
Sierra Noble – Constitution breakdown
Asani – Starwalker
August 2nd, 2012 by bobmulrooney
A union in northern Ontario is working on recruiting First Nation members.
An Ontario woman is just a step away from getting her Indian Status after lengthy decade-long legal battle.
In a couple of Ontario courts, Aboriginal citizens no longer have to affirm their oaths on the bible or using their right hand.
First Nations opposed to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline plan aren’t going to pipe down anytime soon, especially after the province of B.C demanded more from the project.
South of the border, Tribes there now have more control of their lands, after U.S President Obama signed off on a bill to expedite home building and development on Native American lands.
Ronnie Douglas Blues Band – On My Way
Shakti Hayes – The Best of Me
Dwayne Pamajewon – Red Machine
July 27th, 2012 by bobmulrooney
Heiltsuk First Nations opposition to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline was only bolstered after Chief Marilyn Slett visited the oilsands in Alberta.
Researchers are trying to figure out why a rare strain of flu has been affecting some First Nation citizens in the Northern Ontario.
A Laurentian University prof has garnered an award for his paper on historical First Nation economy and trade.
After leadership disputes and third party management issues, the Lubicon Lake Cree Nation wants a word with the federal government.
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business is looking to expand its horizons across borders and overseas.
Andrea Menard - My laughing fool
Burnt Project 1 – Forever
Wayne Lavallee – Message
June 22nd, 2012 by joshhoffman
The Tla’amin Nation in B.C has had to put off their treaty ratification vote because of dissadents.
A former residential school survivor is honoured to take part in commemmoration ceremonies for a monument dedicated to former residential school students in southern Ontario.
A First Nation in Ontario turned on the switch for a community owned wind energy project.
A doctor was surprised with the long lasting results of a Cree tradition diet – a diet one of his patients decided to go on.
Singer-Song writer Don Amero talks about his new single and how his music has evolved over the years.
Inez – Move Slow
Sandy Schofield – Sophie’s Song
Don Amero – Turn these grey skies blue
June 14th, 2012 by joshhoffman
The race for National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations is heating up. We’ll hear from three of the candidates running for top job, including incumbant Shawn Atleo, Mi’kmaq lawyer Pamela Palmater and Ellen Gabriel, President of the Quebec Native Women’s Association.
A diet based on Aboriginal traditional style foods has done Bossy Ducharme a lot of good. Bossy talks about his food journey exploring the diet of his ancestors.
School is about to wrap up for students across the country. And it’s also time to start thinking about college this fall for some. In Ontario, a new program this fall promises to educate students about every aspect of the First Nations Child Welfare system.
Don Amero – Turn these grey skies blue
Stevie Salas – Cover me in noise
Inez – Move Slow
May 31st, 2012 by joshhoffman
Heading into the summer, with a national election around the corner, some candidates and other pundits have been talking about what happened or what didn’t happen at the Crown First Nations gathering earlier this year. Bamoseda takes you back to the wrap up of the Crown First Nations Gathering that happened in Ottawa. We’ll hear from possible candidate and NWT regional Chief Bill Erasmus along with other elected and grassroots leaders.
Digging Roots – Why don’t you do right
Derek Miller – Jaded are my wings
Shane Anthony Band – The whole world before me
May 18th, 2012 by joshhoffman
In a rare case, the federal government has been ordered by the court to pay legal costs in a land claims dispute for the Missanabie Cree First Nation.
Two Anishinabe men have set up a solidarity camp in an Ontario provincial park protesting a lands settlement offer.
The proposed site of a mining smelter and First Nation consultation is still a hot topic in Northwestern Ontario. Marten Falls First Nation Chief Eli Moonias and Ontario Northern Development and Mines Minister Rick Bartolucci discuss the issues.
Randy Wood – The Wolf runner
Mosquitoes – Drenched.
Bruthers of a Different Muther- How Long
Wab Kinew – Live by the drum