Is it Indigenous stewardship ownership or is it becoming just another holographic bumper sticker? What does landback mean to you, and to your nations and homelands? And is there room for settlers in this movement? This is the first episode of a new 6-episode podcast called Canadalandback! In it, we talk about what landback means, we host our first roundtable discussion and take you inside a land-based education program.
April 18, 2022
#30 An Audience With The Pope
What does an apology mean? And what happens next? Fatima speaks to two people who were in Rome to hear the Pope’s apology to Indigenous people over the Residential School system: Norman Yak’e ula, a survivor who has been waiting for 58 years to hear these words; and Taylor Behn-Tsakoza, co-chair of the Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council, who was part of the delegation that got an audience with the Pope.
April 12, 2022
#767 We Will Never Know The Truth About Portapique
The public inquest into the Portapique massacre is far from revealing. Will we ever get the answers to the many, many questions still remaining? And journalists are being blocked from covering events at the Indigenous delegations’ visit to the Vatican. Paul Palango co-hosts.
March 31, 2022
#742 Updates On Pretendians, Porn, And Being Priced Out Of Life
After we turn off our microphones, here at CANADALAND, the story keeps going. Here are updates on three stories we originally brought you in 2021.
January 3, 2022
#736 Diversity In Indigenous Opinions
The Indigenous delegation headed to the Vatican was canceled and the media seems most focused on a papal apology. And is coverage of the Ring of Fire simply echoing the Conservative party lines?
December 9, 2021
Amber Bracken and Michael Toledano on the decline of press freedom in Canada
And how the industry outsources much of its riskiest work to freelance photographers and videographers like themselves
December 6, 2021
The Wildfire Effects Most People Don’t See
For Little Grand Rapids and other remote First Nations, the worst devastation often comes after the blaze
October 18, 2021
#721 Enormous Fires Everywhere
Raging wildfires are now a normal part of summertime in Canada. Climate change comes at you fast, but the impact of these fires is far from equal across different regions. Those most likely to have to flee their homes are Indigenous people, and this disproportionate risk is only growing. The number of evacuees from First Nation reserves doubled over the last decade. Producer Sarah Lawrynuik travels to a remote Manitoba community to look at what fire has done to one community, and examines the implications for tens of thousands of other people in the years to come.
October 18, 2021
The Truth is Unspeakable
The story of the "oven baby" and the way forward.
September 30, 2021
By Robert Jago
#700 I Remember John Furlong
Teachers accused of abusing Indigenous children at Catholic schools are among us. John Furlong is quoted regularly in the press as the man leading a possible Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics. It's as if the people accusing him of physical and sexual abuse don't exist. Today we hear Jesse's original 2014 conversation with journalist Laura Robinson, who broke the Furlong story, and an update about all that has happened since, and why the upcoming tribunal on the case may be different.