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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 Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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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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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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