CBCradio

2010

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Sept 1, Sept 4: Parenting: the kids are not alright

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Two years after the government apologized for taking native children away from their families, why are we still taking native kids away from their families? And, on the flip side, why are so many horrific incidents of child abuse still happening in Native communities.

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Aug 25, Aug 28: Humour: what's so funny about being Native?

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Many Aboriginals talk about the "Native sense of humour". So, what is it? Well, you kind of had to be there. And that's what we'll do; take the listener into the inner-world of native humour. For a group of people that may seem serious to the outsider, there's an awful lot of laughing going on behind closed doors. We'll hear from funny Native folks from all walks of life.
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Aug 18, Aug 21: Diabetes, from non-existent to omni-present.

On this issue, Aboriginals are #1! Yay. Oops. I mean Boo. Yes, Native people lead the country in many health problems.
Is it just poor living conditions?
Statistics indicate there's a lot more going on than that.
50 years ago Diabetes was virtually unknown amongst Aboriginal populations.
And, we're 5 times more likely to get it.
In this episode we get the diabetes diagnosis.
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