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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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How a little dog named Gobi changed an ultramarathoner's life

Dion Leonard was racing across the Chinese and Mongolian desert when a scruffy dog started running alongside him.

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The Ear Hustle

Hear the podcast creators talk about life inside San Quentin State Prison.

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The origin of Betty Boop

Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.

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Whipped cream canister kills Instagram star

Rebecca Burger died after a whipped cream canister struck her in the heart — and a French consumer watchdog group says they've warning about this product for years.

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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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[mp3 file: runs 00:42:20]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:24]


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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Indigenous Reads, Stichin Gwich'ins, and filmmaker Lisa Jackson

How a broken sewing machine led Karen Wright-Fraser and her husband Roger from Yellowknife to Texas; author Eden Robinson joins the Indigenous Reads Book Club with latest novel Son of a Trickster; and filmmaker Lisa Jackson on mentoring new directors.

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The vital roles of books, language, culture and education

Indigenous Reads bookclub discusses Kuessipan, hoop dancer Dallas Arcand and the ceremony of dance, plus tiny Cree speakers.

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Art, representation and why it matters

Jay Odjick creates images in Robert Munsch's new book. Aritist Kent Monkman paints a cheeky Indigenous narrative into Canada's history. And musician Jade Turner shares a painful past.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:05]


Who gets to claim Indigeneity?

Joseph Boyden has recently faced accusations that he faked his Indigenous identity. The controversy has sparked a wildfire of opinions across the country, and has people asking: what does Indigenous really mean?

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From opera to entrepreneurs

An opera singer, inspired entrepreneur and a new take on the classic Hinterland Who's Who.

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Amanda Rheaume shares stories of songs that inspire her life and music

When musician Amanda Rheaume starting digging into her family’s Metis roots, she didn’t expect to find ties to Louis Riel. As Rheaume dug, she uncovered more fascinating stories from her family’s history and she shares those through song.

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