Past Episode: June 2012 Archives

Capital NDNs

Capital NDNs (Indians) is a one-hour magazine/documentary program that looks at the life of contemporary young urban Aboriginal people in the nation's capital. We follow four distinct individuals and paint a picture of some of the shared experiences in the Ottawa area and similar cities right across the country.  We also examine the common struggles these young people face on a daily basis.


Capital Indians is hosted and produced by Waubgeshig Rice.  Waubgeshig is a writer, and a broadcast video-journalist for CBC News Ottawa.


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East Coast Blues Summit

The East Coast Blues Summit brings  together an incredible group of Maritime artists on one stage performing some of the music that inspired them as well as their own original material.

It's not well known across Canada, but the east coast has been a hotbed of blues music for more than fifty years.   From country blues, swing, urban, R&B and jump, many styles and influences have contributed to what is now an east coast sound and approach.

 

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Mal'occhio: the Evil Eye

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This playful documentary follows the journey of a young Montrealer of Italian origins as she seeks to uncover the truth about the origin and power of the Evil Eye. The journey takes her from her mother's kitchen in Montreal to New York and to the small village in Italy where her family comes from. Agata De Santis creates a charming and humourous portrait of the enduring strength of this cultural belief. Learn more about Mal'occhio here.

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