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New Fire

 

New Fire

From remote reserves to bustling big cities, join Urban Native Girl Lisa Charleyboy as she brings you to the surprising heart of the conversations important to Indigenous youth today.

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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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Indigenous youth are standing up and speaking out

Today, New Fire brings you into big moments when Indigenous young people overcome their doubts, collect their courage, and stand up to make their voices heard.

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Music is giving voice to Indigenous youth

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

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The surprising bonds between Indigenous siblings

Meet Indigenous siblings who have thought hard about what it means to be a brother or a sister — and who are sticking close through good times and bad.

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Walking in the footsteps of your family

Meet four young, Indigenous women who have chosen to follow the path that their parents have helped set out for them.

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Opening up about Indigenous intimacy

Conversations about love and sex among Indigenous youth are often held behind closed doors, at kitchen tables or on the powwow trail. We want to bring those conversations out into the open.

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Let the Indigenous Games begin

Young athletes from across Turtle Island are gathering to compete in the North American Indigenous Games. On this week's show, you'll meet incredible young athletes at NAIG and beyond — for these youth, sports are much more than a way to win medals.

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1.1 No Crying In Baseball

In this special five-part series, we meet young athletes competing at the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). For 16-year-old softball player Hunter Lang, it’s about more than just educating herself.

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1.2 Double Trouble

Meet Melody & Lylee Horn. Can the sisters use soccer to gain confidence on and off the field? Tune in as we profile young athletes competing at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

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1.3 Golfing With Grandma

How golf is helping 13-year-old Ryan Blair forge closer relationships with his family. Part of our series profiling young athletes competing at NAIG 2017.

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1.4 The Middle Child

Can 19-year-old lacrosse player Kallen Currie use sports to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood? Tune in for this special series profiling young athletes competing at NAIG 2017.

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1.5 Lucky Braids

Are two braids better than one? 16-year-old Hannah Morningstar on throwing, dancing, and bush walks. The final doc in our special five-part series introducing you to young athletes competing at the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

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Pushing the boundaries of ceremony and culture

From social media at ceremonies to LGBT powwows, Indigenous traditions aren’t things that are stuck in the past. They’re changing and evolving - and it’s young people leading that shift.

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How far would you go for education?

Meet young Indigenous people who have to leave home in the name of education - and who are finding ways to stay connected to where they're from.

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'Where are you from?'

On the season premiere of New Fire with Lisa Charleyboy, hear from young people who are learning about their Indigenous nations - and what that means to them.

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New Fire returns for Season 2

This summer, New Fire will introduce you to the next generation of Indigenous voices. From social media to sex, culture to ceremony, Indigenous young people share their stories and invite you into their communities. Our second season begins June 26!

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Season Finale: Political Panel

There's a federal election in just a few weeks. But how relevant are politics to Indigenous youth in 2015? Lisa Charleyboy sat down with three people who have spent much of their young lives in the political trenches.

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Exploring Education

From lessons in a classroom to learning from the land - getting an education is a huge part of growing up... and Indigenous youth are craving cultural knowledge.

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Indigenous Youth Talk Tech

Whether your thumbs are glued to a smartphone, iPad, or game controller, technology and youth go hand-in-hand. This week, we're looking at how the digital world is shaping the lives of young Indigenous people.

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Brushes with Boredom

Boredom is a part of growing up - but it can also have serious consequences. Nearly 17 percent of Indigenous youth who've dropped out of school say boredom is the number one reason why.

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Coming of Age

Many cultures have traditions that mark the transition to womanhood or manhood - but what does it really mean to 'come of age'?

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Confronting Cultural Appropriation

From 'Cowboys & Indians' to 'hipster headdresses', Indigenous appropriation is a hot topic right now.

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Dating While Indigenous

Dating while indigenous can be complicated. This week, New Fire looks at modern romance - and what it really means to 'date native'.

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Rebellion

Rebellion is part of growing up, whether it's standing up to your parents or getting political and 'fighting the man'. This week, New Fire features the stories of Indigenous youth taking taking a stand.

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Leaving Home

Whether you're running away from your remote reserve, escaping from a small town or big city, or heading back to traditional territory - displacement is a fact of life for many Indigenous young people.

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Young and Indigenous in 2015

For our debut episode, New Fire looks at how young Indigenous people define themselves in 2015.

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