Unreserved honours the strength of Indigenous women
March 8 is International Women's Day and we are putting on our super capes to celebrate sheroes, Indigenous women who are making a difference in virtual reality, actual reality and fiction!
This week on Radio Indigenous: three conversations with three amazing women.
Gamer and designer, Elizabeth LaPensée details her drive to make video games a safe space for Indigenous women.The Anishinabe/Métis fought to have an online game called Custer's Revenge, that featured rape and violence of Indigenous women, taken offline.
First time novelist Tracey Lindberg has landed on the Canada Reads short list. Birdie is a novel about a woman on a quest. She travels from her home in northern Alberta to Gibsons, B.C. The goal —to meet Pat John — who played Jesse on the long running CBC-TV series The Beachcombers.
Lindberg is from the Kelly Lake Cree Nation and you'll hear how she reflects the laughter, loss and lives of women in her book.
Leela Gilday - One Drum
Eekwol - I Will Not Be Conquered
Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way