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Speaking and Texting Indigenously
Indigenous language activist Dustin Rivers blogs and podcasts to teach Squamish to youth whose parents and grandparents can't speak the language. His big dream is to use the internet to create a new tribe of language speakers. (Runs 8:17)
Concordia University professor Jason Lewis creates web videos about time traveling Mohawk characters so that Aboriginal kids imagine their place in the future. (Runs 7:42)
The Electric Powwow
Deejay and visual artist Bear Witness from A Tribe Called Red remixes powwow music and videos of Aboriginal people to attack stereotypes-on the dance floor and online. (Runs 7:10)
#indigenous - Aboriginals & Social Networks
Candis Callison, Professor at the UBC School of Journalism, starts a new research project to study how First Nations people use social media to govern, organize politically, and keep in touch. We also hear from Susan O'Donnell about surveillance on Facebook, Don Bain on using Twitter to bypass the mainstream media, Angie Morris on Aboriginal-owned networks, and Candice Hopkins on indigenous aesthetics on YouTube. (Runs 24:13)
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