Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Rosanna Deerchild takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country. The Unreserved team offers real talk from the people behind the headlines, with a soundtrack from the best in Indigenous music.

Show Highlights

  • Beatrice Mosionier

    Sunday October 09, 2016

    Indigenous Reads book club: Beatrice Mosionier's April Raintree

    The next book in out virtual book club isn't new, but it is back in bookstores with a new edition. First published in 1983, it has been loved and read by generations of Canadians. April Raintree is based on Métis author Beatrice Mosionier's life. She survived foster care, abuse and the loss of her two sisters to suicide.

    Posted: Oct 09, 2016 11:46 AM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 07, 2016 12:48 PM ET
    Listen 14:48
  • nad-tanya-tagaq-620

    Sunday September 25, 2016

    Tanya Tagaq seeks Retribution with new album

    She stands in the middle of the stage alone, holding just a microphone, often barefoot. Then she begins to make sound. Not singing exactly. It sounds older than song. It is the earth moving, the northern sky, animals, and human soul. She sways, bends, crouches and dances. Her hand moves as if weaving, pulling and scratching these sounds out of her body. This is Tanya Tagaq.

    Posted: Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016 1:39 PM ET
    Listen 17:22
  • Lakehead University

    Sunday October 02, 2016

    Unreserved Who's teaching mandated Indigenous content? Students call for more training for professors

    The University of Winnipeg and Lakehead University are making sure all new students are taught Indigenous culture and history, no matter what faculty they're in. But while many Lakehead students and faculty applaud the idea, some say the reality isn't quite what they'd imagined.

    Posted: Oct 02, 2016 1:49 PM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016 1:38 PM ET
    Listen 19:59

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