July 2012

Doctors look at traditions for innovations in health care

The health of Aboriginal Canadians is a very real concern in this country.  Diabetes, addictions, obesity, HIV and AIDS are some of the major epidemics...

Chief Clarence Louie fights for self reliance on his reserve

Some First Nations are turning to very non-traditional models to make their reserves both successful and gainfully employed. Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian...

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TV drama Blackstone creator, cast talk pros and cons of show

Ron E. Scott and his television series Blackstone are doing more than making waves; they're causing arguments and debate. The rez drama takes on the...

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Ten portrayals of Aboriginal people on film and TV in the last 50 years

The levels of authenticity and depth of indigenous characters portrayed on TV and film has changed a lot in the last 50 years, but the...

Artist Corrine Hunt mixes traditional art with commercial viability

Corrine Hunt of Komoyue and Tlingit heritage is an artist making waves, both positive and negative ones. She created the wavy medals for the Vancouver...

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Native Fashion: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

This week Trailbreakers looks at how art is shaking up Indian country! Corrine Hunt of Komoyue and Tlingit heritage is an artist making waves, both...

Crusader of Aboriginal child services Cindy Blackstock won't back down

Trailbreakers features Cindy Blackstock, the head of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.  She has been surveilled by Canada's own government....

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Top indigenous lawyer Don Worme talks heartbreak and healing

Don Worme is one of the great defenders of the Aboriginal Peoples in this country.He was a driving force behind the Neil Stonechild Inquiry that...

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