Mar 19, 2013 | 8:40The Morning Edition - Sask Wab Kinew Audio
The Morning Edition - Sask Wab Kinew Mar 19, 2013 | 8:40Wab Kinew is the host of the CBC series "The 8th Fire" and has been very influential in the Idle No More movement. He is the speaker at tonight's UofR Journalism School's Minifie Lecture. Wab joins Sheila to give a preview.
Jul 12, 2012 | 7:46Quebec AM Making traditional seal skin boots in Kuujjuaq Audio
Quebec AM Making traditional seal skin boots in Kuujjuaq Jul 12, 2012 | 7:46While many women in Nunavik still make traditional parkas and mittens, the practice of making seal skin boots - or kamiks - has declined. But some women in Kuujjuaq are working hard to learn the skill, and pass it on to a new generation.
Our Ainslie MacLellan visited a class earlier this year, to learn what goes into making kamiks.
Jul 7, 2012 | 9:10Saskatchewan Weekend The Couch Potato Report - July 7, 2012 Audio
Saskatchewan Weekend The Couch Potato Report - July 7, 2012 Jul 7, 2012 | 9:10There are just three new releases for Dan to tell you about this week: the exceptional documentary series 8th FIRE - ABORIGINAL PEOPLES, CANADA & THE WAY FORWARD; the big screen version of 21 JUMP STREET - starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum; and the 1968 sci-fi cult classic BARBARELLA - starring Jane Fonda.
May 3, 2012 | 6:59Breakaway Salluit hip hop artist Arkey Audio
Breakaway Salluit hip hop artist Arkey May 3, 2012 | 6:59Adamie Argun goes by the name Arkey when he's performing. The young rapper from the Inuit community of Salluit, says hip hop is an outlet for some of the stresses in his life. While in Salluit, the CBC's Ainslie MacLellan met with the 18-year-old who spends many evenings writing lyrics and rapping along to his favourite songs, and who even got a chance to record with singer-songwriter Ariane Moffatt.
May 1, 2012 | 8:22Quebec AM Northern Futures: Throat-singer Evie Mark Audio
Quebec AM Northern Futures: Throat-singer Evie Mark May 1, 2012 | 8:22Throat-singer Evie Mark grew up partly in Ivujivik, in Nunavik, and partly in Southern Quebec. She was recently back in Nunavik, in the town of Inukjuak, working with the organization Blueprint for Life, which does social work through hip hop dance. She spoke with Quebec AM's Ainslie MacLellan about what she sees as the biggest problems facing Inuit youth.
Apr 27, 2012 | 14:12Quebec AM Northern Futures: Housing in Salluit Audio
Quebec AM Northern Futures: Housing in Salluit Apr 27, 2012 | 14:12Salluit has seen an influx of cash since signing an agreement with the Raglan mine 18 years ago. But it hasn't solved one of the most critical problems facing the town, and much of the North: housing. Ainslie MacLellan looks at why.
Apr 23, 2012 | 5:21Quebec AM Northern futures: Guiding Inukjuak's youth Audio
Quebec AM Northern futures: Guiding Inukjuak's youth Apr 23, 2012 | 5:21Inukjuak is known as a village that takes pride in preserving its culture. But it's not just about clining to the past. It's about helping to shape the future for youth. The Unaaq men's association teaches traditional and modern skills to young people, to help build links between the generations.
Quebec AM's Ainslie MacLellan brings us more.
Apr 20, 2012 | 9:32Quebec AM Northern futures: Decline of the caribou hunt Audio
Quebec AM Northern futures: Decline of the caribou hunt Apr 20, 2012 | 9:32Caribou hold a special place in the culture and the diet of Nunavik's Inuit. But declines in caribou populations, and changes to the climate have made it more difficult to hunt for caribou meat.
As part of our Northern Futures series, Ainslie MacLellan looks at one community's efforts to put their traditional hunting knowledge on paper, by creating a map.
Apr 17, 2012 | 10:31Quebec AM Northern Futures: A Silent World Audio
Quebec AM Northern Futures: A Silent World Apr 17, 2012 | 10:31Local officials in Inukjuak are proposing to build a small hydro dam. While most of the community voted in favour, some are still worried about the impact of the dam, and whether more changes to the landscape are on the horizon. As part of Quebec AM's series Northern Futures, Ainslie MacLellan brings us the documentary, A Silent World.
Mar 9, 2012 | 6:35Quebec AM Gearing up for the Inuit games Audio
Quebec AM Gearing up for the Inuit games Mar 9, 2012 | 6:35Are you tough enough for the knuckle jump? Could you go for gold in the Alaskan high kick? Our reporter Ainslie MacLellan met up with athletes Deseray and Jamessie Cumberbatch preparing to compete in the Inuit games. They told her a bit about the cultural origins of these traditional sports, and Ainslie got a bit of a taste of how tough some of these competitions are.
Mar 8, 2012 | 23:59The Current Inuit Identity (Documentary) Audio
The Current Inuit Identity (Documentary) Mar 8, 2012 | 23:59The Inuit lay claim to one of Canada's oldest cultures in the country's newest territory Nunavut, home to Canada's youngest population. And the Inuit youth of Nunavut are on exciting territory, uncharted landscape. Theirs is an ice-age culture that has swung into the digital age within a matter of decades. The 8th Fire Project takes us to Nunavut.
Feb 26, 2012 | 27:30C'est la vie February 26 and 28, 2012 Audio
C'est la vie February 26 and 28, 2012 Feb 26, 2012 | 27:30Loreen Pindera takes us to the Algonquin community of Lac Simon.
She was there last fall when young Aboriginal filmmakers screened videos they had made with the travelling studio, Wapikoni Mobile. Loreen's report, Last Stop Lac Simon, is a story of triumph and tragedy.
Feb 20, 2012 | 53:57The Next Chapter Keeping it Riel: Interpreting Louis Reil's life Audio
The Next Chapter Keeping it Riel: Interpreting Louis Reil's life Feb 20, 2012 | 53:57Our panel consists of Maggie Siggins, author of 'Riel: A Life of Revolution,' Chester Brown, author of 'Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography,' and Gregory Scofield, author of 'Louis: The Heretic Poems.' Little Miss Higgins on her song 'Snowin' Today: A Lament for Louis Riel.' Joseph Boyden on 'Louis Riel & Gabriel Dumont.' Herb Belcourt on 'Walking in the Woods: A Métis Journey.'