Trailbreakers (CBC Radio 1)
Trailbreakers: Fred Sasakamoose
Fred Sasakamoose is the first status First Nations player in the NHL. He broke a trail that many Aboriginal players have since followed. We'll hear his story and the tales of some of the stars that followed. Folks like Brian Trottier and Jordin...
Trailbreakers: Lisa Meeches
Lisa Meeches is an award winning Aboriginal film maker. Now she's mentoring a new crop of story tellers and teaching them modern techniques of ancient traditions. But she's also breaking some of her own rules and working with peoples of all cultures,...
Trailbreakers Rina Bright Aug 8 and 10
Rina Bright grew up on the Sandy Bay First Nation, a community where the doctor showed up once a week, and the dental office was a school hallway. Today she's a teacher at Children of the Earth School in Winnipeg, dedicated to a special program aimed...
Trailbreakers Clarence Louie July 25 & 27
In Osoyoos, Chief Clarence Louie is shaking things up with a restaurant where you can eat BC Salmon on the patio, while drinking Pinot Noir from the first Aboriginal owned and operated winery in North America. Just one of the innovative new industries...
- Winnipeg, MB