Daybreak Alberta
with Chris dela Torre

CBC Radio One: Weekends 6:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Wake up to the weekend with Daybreak Alberta, featuring interviews with newsmakers, artists and provocateurs from the province and beyond. Host Chris dela Torre presents the music, people and events that make up life in Alberta, from jazz standards and indie music to home renovation tips and fine wine. Follow us on Twitter @daybreakalberta for access to free swag and exclusive giveaways during the show.

THE INTERVIEWS: Blackfoot Repatriation | Feminism @ Calgary Comic Expo



Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre spoke to Blackfoot elder, Frank Weasel Head, an instrumental figure in the complex and often controversial repatriation of sacred artifacts from various museums. His work in helping the Blackfoot community procure more than fifty medicinal bundles from the Glenbow Museum is detailed in the new book We Are Coming Home: Repatriation and The Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence.

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This weekend's Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo is not just about meeting your favourite TV stars or dressing up as your favourite pop culture character. In a panel called "Social Responsibility and Feminism in Pop Media", University of Calgary student Pamela Hyde will read part of her undergrad thesis about the roles of certain female characters in the hit TV shows Grey's Anatomy, Mad Men and The Good Wife.

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April 19, 2015: The Playlist

ibeyi.jpg6:10am: A Woman From The Prairies - The Minden Duo

6:28am: He's So Fine - The Chiffons

6:52am: Joan of Arc - Leonard Cohen

7:10am: Kaia Kater - Oh Darlin

7:26am: Across 110th Street - Bobby Womack

7:38am: Lily's Fair - Terra Lightfoot

7:52am: Don't Wanna Fight - Alabama Shakes

8:10am: Don't Take Yourself Away - Hawksley Workman

8:26am: Carry On - Coeur de Pirate

8:40am: The Chase - Future Islands

8:53am: River - Ibeyi [pictured]