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Intelligent, Insightful, Indigenous. Stories, music, culture. Unreserved is the true voice of Indigenous Canada. Hosted by Rosanna Deerchild.

Intelligent, Insightful, Indigenous. Stories, music, culture. Unreserved is the true voice of Indigenous Canada. Hosted by Rosanna Deerchild.
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Intelligent, Insightful, Indigenous. Stories, music, culture. Unreserved is the true voice of Indigenous Canada. Hosted by Rosanna Deerchild.

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Unreserved visits Victoria: Can a city rooted in colonial history be a progressive site for reconciliation?

5/24/2018
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We're celebrating the Victoria Day long weekend — and we heard something about a royal wedding? — with a trip to Lekwungen territory in Victoria, B.C. Today on the show we're asking: Can a city rooted in colonial history be a progressive site for reconciliation?

Duration:00:44:23

Colonial Reality Tour brings Indigenous land and history into focus

5/24/2018
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Cheryl Bryce felt that her nation was invisible in the city that is now called Victoria, located on Lekwungen territories. So, she set out to change that. Bryce founded the Colonial Reality Tour which educates people about the Indigenous significance of areas around the city.

Duration:00:09:58

Changing names, changing perception: Victoria faces duality of colonial history, pushes for reconciliation

5/18/2018
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Choosing a Lekwungen name for the newest library in the City of Victoria is part of the reconciliation work supported by Songhees and Esquimalt nations. However, debate continues over controversial street names and monuments.

Duration:00:10:53

From soapstone carving to Second Life: Indigenous peoples in Quebec embrace tradition and technology

5/13/2018
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Unreserved is spending time in Quebec, come along as we meet some of the people who are a making waves in the province's vibrant Indigenous communities.

Duration:00:39:52

An entrepreneur, a fire chief and budding journalists: Meet Indigenous youth doing amazing things

4/29/2018
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Starting a jingle cone business, learning about Inuit politics and history, and a youth who became his community's fire chief — this week on Unreserved, Indigenous youth doing amazing things.

Duration:00:42:04

Earth Day: Indigenous scientists, academics and community members take the lead in environmental causes

4/22/2018
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From reframing the idea of "invasive species" to climate change research grants from NASA, today, we're talking about the health of the planet from Indigenous perspectives.

Duration:00:49:12

Who gets to tell Indigenous stories?

4/15/2018
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After a controversy that saw a book of poetry pulled from the shelves, this week on Unreserved, authors and publishers weigh in on who gets to tell Indigenous stories... and who decides.

Duration:00:47:49

The legacy of Tina Fontaine

4/8/2018
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There are more than 1800 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls across the Canada. One of those girls was Tina Fontaine. Along the bank of the Red River in Winnipeg, a memorial stands for Tina, where her small body was discovered in August 2014. But Tina's death wasn't just another murder case. People from across the country saw their own daughters, nieces and granddaughters in her young face.

Duration:00:42:42

Life after A Tribe Called Red: Ian Campeau focused on farming, family and moving forward

4/1/2018
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Not many people walk away from a band at the height of its popularity, but that's exactly what Ian Campeau, a former member of A Tribe Called Red did. In October 2017, Campeau announced he was leaving the band in a tweet.

Duration:00:30:24

Turn it up: Unreserved celebrates Indigenous music makers

3/25/2018
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With the Juno Awards being handed out March 25, it seemed like the perfect time to celebrate Indigenous music-makers from across turtle island.

Duration:00:28:58

Indigenous authors are claiming space in the CanLit scene

3/18/2018
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Pushing past the margins, Indigenous authors are making space for their voices and stories. This week on Unreserved, what is Indigenous literature, and is it part of the larger CanLit scene?

Duration:00:47:25

Lost and found: Indigenous music, culture, language and artifacts

3/12/2018
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From finding traditional songs at a museum thought to be lost, to uncovering a country's obsession with First Nation culture, to repatriating lost cultural objects, this week on Unreserved we explore the theme of lost and found.

Duration:00:39:21

Decolonizing the classroom: Is there space for Indigenous knowledge in academia?

2/25/2018
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"Education is what got us into this mess … but education is the key to reconciliation," said Senator Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This week on Unreserved, three years after the release of the TRC's final report, is there space for Indigenous knowledge in academia?

Duration:00:46:40

After Colten Boushie, where do we go from here?

2/18/2018
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Anger. Frustration. Rage. Sadness. All things expressed after the decision in Colten Boushie's death. This week on Unreserved, where do we go from here — and continue to move toward truth and reconciliation.

Duration:00:48:05

Let's talk about sex, neechi: From sex positive art, to erotic poetry, to sexual health

2/11/2018
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From fetish masks and beaded vulva buttons, to erotic poetry and Tinder profiles, this week on Unreserved we're talking about some things that just might make you blush.

Duration:00:45:09

Would you ask complete strangers for sex and dating advice? We did!

2/8/2018
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With Valentine's Day just around the corner Rosanna Deerchild headed to Portage Place Mall in downtown Winnipeg to get sex and dating advice from complete strangers. We're talking hickeys and dating apps in this bonus podcast.

Duration:00:07:18

The power of transformation

2/4/2018
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This week on Unreserved, how Indigenous artists are transforming their work, their bodies and their spirits.

Duration:00:48:39

Zombies, superheroes, and STEM: Indiginerds unite!

1/28/2018
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From reimagining Superman as a Cree woman, to securing the rez for a potential zombie apocalypse, to promoting Indigenous people in STEM — this week's show is all about Indiginerds! What's an Indiginerd? Simply put, it's an Indigenous nerd. Hear how Indiginerds from across Turtle Island are not only rewriting the nerd narratives, but also making it a much cooler place for Indiginerds to unite.

Duration:00:44:54

From graphic novels to TV cooking shows: Finding the heart and humour in storytelling

1/21/2018
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Today, from making, eating and selling food to feeding your love of literature, we are setting the table and inviting you to a story feast. Award winning author Katherena Vermette's latest work is a graphic novel called Pemmican Wars, a new children's book explains the connection the Gitxsan people have with sockeye salmon and a cooking odd couple returns to the small screen with a recipe for hilarity.

Duration:00:38:28

Not just pow wow: the many genres and voices of Indigenous music

1/14/2018
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From rock, to soul, to electro pop, this week on Unreserved we explore the many genres and voices of Indigenous music.

Duration:00:22:26

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