On this episode of The Hub, presenter Shayna Jackson interviews Tales of an Urban Indian creator Darrell Dennis as well as singing duo Dey and Nite.
On Native Ground Youth Reports' Field Reporters will cover news, entertainment, film festivals, sports, the rodeo, and the powwow trail, as well as Native celebrities and role models for today's youth. Special interest stories concentrate on cultural, political, and educational events. On Native Ground will cover news and entertainment throughout Indian Country.
T-Bear gets a new video game called "Dance Monkey Dance" in order to practise for his class dance. He lets his father try the game, and suddenly, Jacob seems obsessed. When T-Bear, Talon and Devon go to school, they discover that their dance has been canceled due to a teacher conference. The boys realize that they have to throw their own dance. Meanwhile, Jacob tries to quit the dance game, only to find that everything reminds him of his seeming addiction. The boys are able to organize a backyard dance, and Jacob finds that his seeming addiction is actually his body's way of telling him to dance more.
No Room to Grow puts a face on those struggling to find and keep shelter in Vancouver and Winnipeg, two cities whose residents face specific obstacles. In Vancouver, the crisis is building as the city prepares to host the Olympics; the cost of home is skyrocketing amid land speculation, and more people are on the streets. Tension is rising as the Games draw near. In Winnipeg, hidden homelessness is rampant, and it's having increasing effects on families. Both cities have long waiting lists for social housing, and it will take decades to meet the need at the current pace of new building.
George adds some pizzazz to Moose TV with a game show, the mayor plots to win the money, and Megog the Destroyer gets his way. Alice makes advances towards Clifford.
Justin finds a convenient distraction from his trials and tribulations of running the casino when Brody, a party hearty fellow, shows up at the casino dishing out a ton of charm and cash. Trevor seeks out Earline's sage advice on how to get his gift back. William Eastman confronts Barry about Claire. Aura tries to support Justin by following through on his request to visit Matthew.
The efforts of contemporary Native performers to recast themselves in the 21st century are examined in FOR THE GENERATIONS co-produced by OPB and Painted Sky. Told through original performance footage and the artists' own words, this documentary explores health and fitness issues that plague Native youth on and off the reservations.
This program features young musicians from a variety of backgrounds exploring music in ways that reflect their entire identity -- as individuals, as members of distinct cultures and as Americans.
This documentary follows the trail of La Malinche, the Indian teenage girl who worked as Cortes' translator/mistress during the conquest, and mythically gave birth to mixed-race people. Framing her as writer/producer Banda's theoretical ancestor, Malinche offers a relatable historic figure to examine the start-and-stop points of ethnic identity. The program takes viewers to La Malinche's homes and the roads she traveled, exploring her multiple depictions as hero, mother, and traitor. The program also explores the choices La Malinche's mixed-race descendents make to live within U.S. and Mexican social hierarchies.
The Huron language today survives primarily in hymns, religious texts, dictionaries and turn-of-the-century wax recordings - it is, to all extents and purposes, an extinct language. This episode looks at the historical roots of the language's demise, present-day efforts to rekindle it in spoken form, and the cultural significance and implications of language as a ceremonial artifact.
Coleen has a few weeks left to put in some serious training. Her knee is still bothering her but she gives it her best shot! Learn how to clean you house with organic housekeeping products. We have another fitness segment about the benefits of stretching before a walk and we end off with a short yoga class.
Come sing and dance with Bizou as she takes you on a picturesque journey into the wonderful world of moles, nature's cute little diggers.
Kai and Kayla learn Cree words for sun, moon, stars and sky and explore the wonders of space at the planetarium. Kai interviews Commander John Herrington, former astronaut and the first Aboriginal person to walk in space! Rising star Jonathan Todd sings his original song about the sun, moon and stars above us.
While Raven and Amber are obsessed with "The Lost Boys of the Transylvanian Twilight," a new movie sequel about vampires, a mysterious boy named Erimas shows up in Wapos Bay, attracting Raven's attention and Devon's jealousy. Devon recruits T-Bear and Talon to keep Raven from falling for the new boy, and save her from potentially becoming a vampire!
Bronson and Kimmy create cardboard masks and add a garage to their playhouse using recycled materials. Guest Grandma B talks about Lakota painting with Bronson on this episode of Art Zone.
This episode of Vitality Gardening is all about fertilizing. Join Coleen as she takes a soil test to see if her garden lacks any nutrients and learn how you can test your soil for acidic or alkaline.
Rising Son is the story of a young Ojibway man, Clarence Fisher who finds strength in his people's traditional ceremonies as a means to overcome his drug addiction and to make it in the film and TV industry.
This episode of Cooking With The Wolfman features Curried Caribou: Caribou curried with mini-red potatoes, served with a zucchini timbale and garlic and hot pepper bannock.
This episode of Creative Native features medicine stories; Tamara's mom creates button blankets and guest Ann Backer shares her fashion and art with Tamara.
First Talk introduces a panel that discusses "What Women Want"; then, we preview our favorite YouTube videos and, finally, give you helpful tips on buying a bike.
Contrasts the two approaches to Indigenous governance the standard approach and the nation - building approach and discusses how a growing number of Native nations are moving towards nation building. It provides specific examples of how the keys to nation-building bring wide-ranging benefits to Native communities.
Juaquin continues his beading project. Grab a needle, thread and some beads and join Juaquin as he teaches us how to make regalia with these colorful little components.
Grandpa Joe's Country follows Joe Beetus on a moose hunt as he chronicles his 65 years of living in the Koyukuk River Valley.
Regaining Food Sovereignty explores the state of food systems in some Northern Minnesota Native communities; examining the relationship between history, health, tradition, culture and food. By reclaiming and revitalizing knowledge and practices around traditional, local and healthy foods, many communities and Tribal Nations are working toward a new model of community health and well-being for this, and future generations.
Host Bird Runningwater and Ariel Tweto discuss the historical relevance of the boarding school experience within the short film Shimasani.
After a lifetime of living off James Bay Harry and Maria Scipio tell us their knowledge of the seal. Seal is usually thought of as Inuit food but to Harry and Maria it has meant survival. Harry, who learned how to hunt seal from his father and father-in-law, takes us out to the open waters of James Bay. We watch for the heads of the seals to pop up and we whistle them in closer as Harry recounts his days as a seal hunter. It is spring and it is warm. He takes along his lifelong friend George as we navigate on the ice and islands of James Bay. When we stop at a seal hole we are surrounded by water on top of the ice. A bit too warm, Harry says. There's water on the ice but the ice is 3 feet thick. George says. They show us how to read the ice and waters of James Bay, so that we may come back safely to hunt another day. They tell us how the seal were able to keep their dog teams going. When we get back with a seal, Maria and George's wife Elizabeth help cut up the seal. They show us how to prepare the skin. Maria and Elizabeth use razor blades lashed to wood to shave the hair off the skin. When we get back to the house, Maria is finishing up a seal skin bullet bag and Harry tells us a story while the seal cooks. Harry spreads out the sealskin from a previous hunt. He tells us it's a young male by looking at the markings on the skin.
Learn how knowledge of plants, animals and technologies has bound members of The San Manual Tribe to the land and informs their contemporary identities as Indian People. Jerry Paresa narrates. Promo for Program #103 is embedded in the body of this program and also after the program close after approx. 2 mins of black.
In this episode of Indian Pride we feature our Studio Guests: Edward Thomas, President; Tlingit and Haida Central Council, AK. Our Storytellers are: Sister Betty Jean, Mohegan Tribe, CT; "A Lesson Learned From the Sun and Wind" Our Featured Performers: Maricopa Dancers, Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ; "Listen to the Bird Songs and See the Dancers"
Ernest Webb travels in Cree territories to learn more about UFOs and to hear the stories from the people. While on routine patrol, former Chief of Police Harry Snowboy saw a UFO that he still cannot explain.
In this episode of the Sharing Circle, our cameras travel to Reedy Creek and take a front row seat for this engaging celebration of the Metis culture. We spend time behind the scenes with Arnold Asham and share in his quest to bring a first class production to his friends and neighbours. We meet the people of Reedy Creek and learn about the impact the festival is having on their community. We take a close up look at the Stompers' youngest dancer, Michael "Slick" Harris and learn what drives this 7 year old phenom to dance and we join a spellbound a udience as The Stompers themselves take centre stage.
The two families make the move to one house - Josie's - but Vicky isn't cooperating. As Hank and Josie look to buy a new house, Vicky finally shows up on the back of a motorcycle, and Hank loses it, bringing out his shotgun "for cleaning."
A rotating compilation of music videos featuring diverse talents of Native American & World Indigenous cultures.
A documentary telling the story of the annual Big Foot Memorial Ride in which the youth of the Lakota Indian Nation ride 300 miles through the cold winter of South Dakota to honor their ancestors who were massacred at Wounded Knee by the U.S. Army in 1890.
APACHE 8 tells the story of an all-women wildland firefighter crew from the White Mountain Apache Tribe who has been fighting fires in Arizona and throughout the U.S., for over 30 years. The film delves into the challenging lives of these Native firefighters. Four extraordinary women from different generations of the Apache 8 crew share their personal narratives with humor and tenderness. They speak of hardship and loss, family and community, and pride in being a firefighter from Fort Apache. APACHE 8 weaves together a compelling tale of these remarkable firefighters, revealed for the first time.