In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan turns the microphone on himself to share three stories that might shine a lit & provide perspective on why he believes land needs to be central to every conversation about reconciliation happening today.Read More
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In this episode of Red Man Laughing we head to Fanshawe College in London, ON for a student roundtable on education & reconciliation. We hand the mics over to the students and we hear about the challenges & pressures of being an Indigenous student in 2016, we talk about reconcliation and how they are (or are not) experiencing it inside of their school and finally we talk about how education offers a better way forward.Read More
In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take a look at the collision between the Indian Act & reconciliation and we investigate the question whether reconciliation is possible with the Indian Act in place in Canada. We look at the history, intention & fallout of the Indian Act & we ask the essential question - how in the hell do we get rid of the Indian Act?Read More
In this episode of Red Man Laughing we look at reconciliation in a completely different way than we have in other episodes this season. In this episode we ask how Indigenous Peoples can make a return back to our original instructions, our original ways of being, through the "treaties" and "agreements" we made with the world around us, that sustained us for thousands of years.Read More
In this episode of Red Man Laughing we introduce a NEW, bite sized, special mini-series supplement to Season 5 of the podcast called, "Reflections on Reconciliation." In this first episode of the mini-series, we hear from Michif Artist, Christi Belcourt on her thoughts about art, land & reconciliation.Read More
In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to the "Notions of Nationhood - Tea & Bannock Dialogues" that took place on February 10, 2016 at the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg, for a keynote presentation by Anishinaabe Elder, Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini - Leading Earth Man).
In this riveting call to action, Elder Courchene implores us to consider our original instructions as Indigenous Peoples, our obligations to each other and to the land and to focus on "us" and not "them" when it comes to Nationhood and rebuilding our communities.Read More
In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we welcome Wab Kinew back to the show. Wab is fresh off of a 2 month tour in support of his best selling memoir, The Reason You Walk, and in this chat we talk reconciliation, the difficult pathway forward in Canada, Indigenous Nationhood & its collision with the Canadian state.Read More
In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to Shingwauk Indian Residential Schools conference at Algoma University in Baawaating Traditional territory (Sault Ste. Marie, ON) for Justice Murrary Sinclair's keynote address to the Youth participants in attendence. This is a revealing keynote address in which Justice Sinclair shares personal stories of success and of loss, victory and triumph, of love and of loss.Read More