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The Trailbreaker
with Loren McGinnis

Community Safety Forum mashup

A snap shot of some of the many voices in attendance at a community meeting on safety and violence in Yellowknife.
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Beyond Reconcilation through Art

Continuing our discussion on reconciliation - English professor, Keavy Martin, discusses what going "beyond reconciliation" means to her. And also, the role of art in dealing with our shared residential school history.  
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Walk for Reconciliation - Yellowknife

Frank Hope stopped by to talk about healing and reconciliation: his own, his family's and beyond.
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Hipster headdress: offensive or innocuous?

In this interview, Trailbreaker guest host Allison Devereaux discusses cultural appropriation with the Director of the Native American Cultural Center at Yale College.

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Caribou Legs, round 2

Loren talks with Brad Firth - Caribou Legs - a second time. This time about a quick jog from Fort Smith to Yellowknife!

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Caribou Legs

Inspiring conversation with a man who is using his love and talent for running to deal with addictions struggles. Oh, and he goes by the name: Caribou Legs. Powerful.
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Gwich'in Place Names

Loren spoke with Ingrid Kritsch about hundreds of Gwich'in place names being recognized and added to the map of the NWT. And hopefully soon enough, to the map of Yukon.

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Mount Asgard by photo and painting

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Loren spoke with photographer Dave Brosha and painter Robbie Craig about a fairly intense artistic field trip: 14 days on the land to Nunavut's Mount Asgard. Image above by Dave Brosha.  

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NWT Pride

NWTPride.jpgThe NWT Pride festival is turning two. The festival is growing, but sponsorship isn't keeping pace. Pride director and kickstarter, Iman Kassam, joined Loren in studio to talk about this year's festival.

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Narwhal Encounter

daniel-botelho.jpg Brazilian wildlife photographer, Daniel Botelho, spoke with Loren about a remarkable encounter - photographing and swimming with Narwhals.
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