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Unreserved

Intelligent, Insightful, Indigenous. Stories, music, culture. Unreserved is the true voice of Indigenous Canada. Hosted by Rosanna Deerchild.

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Defying the shut down of Norway's FM Radio service

In a world first, Norway has switched off its FM radio service — but not everyone is celebrating the move to digital.

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How to save an island

The National Film Board of Canada went to visit the island of Fogo, and interview people about their future.

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The biggest stories of 2017

What is it like to confront Harvey Weinstein or to be swept up by the 'antifa' movement?

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A 20 year-old mystery

A well-liked couple are gunned down in a small, Alberta town. Twenty years later, the mystery still lingers.

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From dystopian futures to secret pasts, check out these Indigenous storytellers over the holidays

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, our wish for you is some time off with loved ones and a stack of books to read! If you need a little inspiration, or are looking for some last minute literary gifts, we're talking to storytellers this week.

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Reclaiming space through cooking, tattoos and satire

From tattooing, to satire, to cooking - this week on Unreserved we look at the many ways Indigenous people are reclaiming their culture.

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Taking action: elementary schools, universities play active role in reconciliation

Universities and elementary schools across the country are taking action, and playing an active role in reconciliation. This week on Unreserved, we learn how rediscovering history can be a catalyst for change.

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Desire to give back, promote reconciliation, raise awareness drives Indigenous entrepreneurs

From promoting reconciliation through reading, to raising money for education by selling cosmetics, we're talking to Indigenous business owners to find out what drives them to succeed.

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Unreserved Sneak Preview: Buffy Sainte-Marie talks the power of protest songs

We're spending time with Buffy Sainte-Marie this week and we've got a sneak listen just for our podcast subscribers.

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Unreserved Sneak Preview: Buffy Sainte-Marie weighs in on the Lido Pimienta concert controversy

Buffy Sainte-Marie is no stranger to controversy. Hear what she thinks of musician Lido Pimienta's decision to call "brown girls to the front" at a recent concert.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie on politics, sex scandals and her brand new album

Buffy Sainte-Marie talks about being blacklisted by the entertainment industry, ongoing sex scandals in Hollywood and the current controversy swirling around another singer who isn't afraid to stand up and speak out.

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Zombies, superheroes, and STEM: Indiginerds unite!

From reimagining Superman as a Cree woman, to securing the rez for a potential zombie apocalypse, to promoting Indigenous people in STEM — this week's show is all about Indiginerds!

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From video games to YA novels: How Indigenous art is evolving

Indigenous art has adapted and shifted drastically over the course of hundreds of years, but the purpose has remained the same: to share culture and teachings with each other.

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Rethinking housing from an Indigenous perspective

From redefining homelessness, to constructing tiny houses, Indigenous people are taking the lead in providing innovative solutions to Canada's housing crisis.

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How are you putting reconciliation into action?

This week, the big and small ways Canadians are bringing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls to action to life.

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The next generation of Indigenous leaders

Indigenous youth across Turtle Island are doing amazing things. Whether in their communities or on a global scale, they are reclaiming their culture in the most unique ways.

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Are Indian Tacos a traditional Indigenous food?

Go to powwows or Indigenous gatherings across North America and you’ll probably find someone selling Indian Tacos.

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How food brings Indigenous communities together

Food is the one thing that brings people together. We love to cook it, eat it and share it with friends and family. For Indigenous people, traditional foods closely ties them to the land they live on.

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Can education start us on a path toward reconciliation?

A museum that began as a way to preserve and interpret the past helping teachers and students shape the future of education. Plus one school's Ojibway language program is so popular there aren't enough teachers.

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Cree lessons with a bit of a kung fu kick

Most Cree language learners don’t turn to Bruce Lee for a lesson, but Simon Bird is changing that.

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Making, taking and decolonizing space

More and more we are seeing Indigenous artists and activists replacing settler narratives with their own. We play a rousing hand of Cards Against Colonialism, see what happens when 29 Indigenous artists set up at the WAG.

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Haida Gwaii: People and culture

The Haida survived a near total destruction of their people and culture. Unreserved takes you to their world, off the coast of B.C., to learn how they not only survived but continue to thrive.

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Two-spirit people reclaim their place in Indigenous community

Coming into the circle: Jack Saddleback is Cree, two-spirit and a transgender gay man; Massey Whiteknife and his alter-ego Iceis Rain; and 60-year-old two-spirit elder Ma-Nee Chacaby.

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Art and artistry of Indigenous clothing and fashion

Haida haute couture designer Dorothy Grant; Inuk traditionalist Annie Bowkett; young entrepreneur Devon Fiddler; and the Cree Nisga'a bootmakers.

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Indigenous artists use craft to change perspectives

All summer long Unreserved: Radio Indigenous brings you our favourite stories and interviews from the past season. This week: visual artists who use their art to change how we are viewed.

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The People of Standing Rock

Something extraordinary is happening in Standing Rock, North Dakota. It began in April, with a few Sioux people on a small piece of land that grew into an international movement. Original airdate: November 2016.

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Growing up Indigenous

As a baby he was taken from his mother and adopted out as part of a government-run adoption program. Thirty years later, Duane Morrisseau Beck finally finds his way home.

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Indigenous languages lost, found and shared

All summer long Unreserved will share our favourite interviews from our community, culture and conversations. This week: Languages lost, found, and shared.

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