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Feb 12, 2016
Pamela Palmater

Pam Palmater: Honour the treaties, keep the promises

Christopher Majka
Pam Palmater's eloquent advocacy for rights of Indigenous people combines fierce intelligence and knowledge of native law and tradition with the warmth and generosity of Idle No More. Hear her voice.
Podcast
Mar 16, 2015

Book: Canoe Crossings

Redeye
The canoe has played a integral role in the lives of people in Canada for thousands of years. A new book takes us from the earliest days of the canoe to its current place in the culture of B.C.
Podcast
Aug 25, 2014

Peoples' Social Forum: Fourth and last day

rabble radio
The last day of #PSF2014 focused on summarizing the many conversations, sessions and workshops which took place. Here are highlights from the Final Assembly.
Podcast
Jun 17, 2014

Book: Clearing the Plains

Redeye
James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of Aboriginal people.
Podcast
Jun 10, 2014

Policing the Crisis

Redeye
As governments continue their cuts to social services, cities are turning to police to manage the crisis of urban poverty. In Vancouver, the police budget has increased by $55 million in 6 years.
Podcast
Jun 2, 2014

Book: Racialized Policing

Redeye
Sociologist Elizabeth Comack interviewed nearly 80 Aboriginal people in Winnipeg in her research for this book. They reported experiences that were overwhelmingly negative.
Podcast
Oct 5, 2013

Book: The Colonial Present

Redeye
Kerry Coast argues in her new book that the colonial period has never ended for First Nations people in Canada. Kerry Coast is a journalist and activist on indigenous issues.
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