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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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Why do we feel so bad about feeling good?

If most drug users take substances because it feels good, why is pleasure left out of policy conversations?

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Music and Indigenous youth

Meet Indigenous youth who are finding deeper meaning in music — and finding their voices along the way.

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Undercover

A family of four examines their sleep habits, vying for the spare bedroom.

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Why the Google 'manifesto' misses the point

Critics argue the Google "manifesto" debating a woman's biological abilities is another example of discrimination in the workplace.

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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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June 21: Resistance, resilience and heroes

June 21st marks National Aboriginal Day - the day all Canadians celebrate Indigenous culture and contributions. We're sharing stories of resistance, resilience and heroes.

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Indigenous youth take the lead from making music to helping others

All summer long Radio Indigenous shares our favourite interviews from our community, culture and conversations. It is said that the youth are our future. If that's true then our future is bright, creative and woke. The rising voices of youth.

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The medicine wheel and medical specialists

The medicine wheel is the Indigenous way of understanding the balance of our physical, spiritual, emotional and mental health. As more Indigenous people enter the medical field this ancient wholistic way of practice is finding its way into modern medicine

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Indigenous Reads, sports and business

Our Indigenous Book Club has been reading Keeper N Me by the late Richard Wagamese. And what happens when your small business gets a big financial boost? Plus the North American Indigenous Games takes place in Toronto this July.

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Connecting with the land, music and family

A mother and son reunited after a government adoption policy separated them for decades;filmmaker Nettie Wild shares her vision of the Tahltan people and their land; Cree singer Fara Palmer is behind the mic after 8-year break.

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Reclaiming, retelling and revisioning Indigenous stories

The relationship between Indigenous people and the movies dates back to the very start of movies themselves. But as cinema increased in popularity, stories about Indigenous peoples became filtered through a non-Indigenous lens.

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Journeys: From skate parks to the Junos

From Ahousaht, B.C., to Attawapiskat, Ont., individuals journey to contribute to a community effort - whether that is on the ice at the Juno Cup or in an isolated community to give back to a life-saving effort.

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From outstanding achievements to outstanding careers

The Indspire Awards recognizes Indigenous professionals and youth who demonstrate outstanding career achievement. Plus hypnotist Scott Ward mesmorizes Rosanna Deerchild.

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Richard Wagamese changed the world one story at a time.

Richard Wagamese was one of the greatest storytellers of our time. He passed away March 10. Thomas King, Shelagh Rogers, Drew Hayden Taylor, Waubgeshing Rice and Kim Wheeler pay their tributes to this prolific storyteller, inspiration and friend.

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Music makers are some of our best storytellers

Our music makers are some of our best storytellers. Today on Unreserved, we revisit some of our favourites: Tanya Tagaq, Tomson Highway, Murray Porter, Amanda Rheaume, Dustin Harder and Kimberley Dawn.

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From throat singing to hip hop, plus Indigenous Reads returns

From throat singing to hip hop, we take you on an Indigenous musical soundscape journey. Plus, our Indigenous Reads panel talks tricksters and teenagers from our latest pick: Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster.

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Doctor of pharmacy; access to menstrual products in the north

Thought to be the first Indigenous doctor of pharmacy Jaris Swidrovich; culture columnist Jesse Wente; and student Nicole White collects menstrual products for northern Saskatchewan women.

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