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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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Winnipeg, MB

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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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@cbcradio

Language:

English


Episodes

First Words: Diga speaks Tlicho

7/9/2019
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In this episode of First Words, Diga, the frontman of N.W.T.-based rock band Digawolf, shares some of his favourite words in Tlicho, including the names of his daughter and son.

Duration:00:06:46

Where you can hear your favourite cousin this summer

7/3/2019
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Unreserved's podcast feed is taking a break for the summer — but you can still catch the show every Sunday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 1 p.m. on CBC Radio One.

Duration:00:03:45

FIRST WORDS: Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson speaks Anishinaabemowin

6/25/2019
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Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson is Anishinaabe from Red Lake Nation in northwestern Minnesota. She'll teach you a few words in her language, and the phrase for 'the leaves sound nice being blown by the wind' in Anishinaabemowin.

Duration:00:08:40

Becoming The Jerry Cans: From Legion cover band to ambassadors of Inuit culture

6/23/2019
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The Jerry Cans are now known for their eclectic sound that combines rock, folk, throat singing and singing in Inuktitut, but the group originally met at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit, and started off playing cover songs.

Duration:00:25:59

FIRST WORDS: Elizabeth Wilson speaks Heiltsuk

6/18/2019
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Elizabeth Wilson teaches the Heiltsuk language, in this episode, she'll teach you the word for respect, and how to say thank you very much.

Duration:00:06:56

Repatriation: Bringing ancestral artifacts and remains home

6/16/2019
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To repatriate something is to return it to its place of origin, to give it back to the nation and the people from which it came. This week on Unreserved, we explore how communities go about bringing items back to their home.

Duration:00:44:38

FIRST WORDS: Lorena Cote speaks Saulteaux

6/11/2019
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Lorena Cote is a Saulteaux language teacher at First Nations University of Canada. She'll teach you the Saulteaux words for respect and humility.

Duration:00:07:24

Art in Iqaluit: How creativity fosters healing

6/9/2019
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Whether it's music, movies, television or art, Inuit are sharing their triumphs, talents and humour - and they're using it to shed light on some dark realities.This week, we look at how Inuit are using art to foster healing.

Duration:00:43:26

50 Years of Indigenous cinema: The Impact of Alanis Obomsawin

6/2/2019
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Alanis Obomsawin is one of the most accomplished documentary filmmakers in Canada, and one of the most acclaimed Indigenous filmmakers in the world. The Abenaki filmmaker made her first film for the National Film Board in 1971.Today, at the age of 86, Alanis is working on her 52nd film. Today, we take a look back at the impact her work has had on Indigenous cinema.

Duration:00:44:09

Transformation: Making change to challenge perceptions

5/26/2019
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This week on Unreserved, we look at how Indigenous people are transforming space, body and media to change and challenge perceptions.

Duration:00:44:31

FIRST WORDS: Jordan Konek speaks Inuktitut

5/22/2019
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Jordan Konek talks about being the first CBC reporter to broadcast a story on The National in the Inuktitut language. He'll also teach you the Inuktitut word for "power".

Duration:00:07:26

Using food to strengthen Indigenous culture and resist colonization

5/19/2019
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This week, we dig into how food is connected to land and water, how it was used to colonize, and how Indigenous people are using food to strengthen culture.

Duration:00:44:55

Greetings from Iqaluit: Exploring the strength of Inuit culture

5/12/2019
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This week, Unreserved is on the ground in Iqaluit, Nunavut, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nunavut officially becoming Canada's third territory. From music and art, to food and language, we'll find out what has kept the Inuit culture thriving.

Duration:00:47:00

Indigenous masculinity and the lasting impacts of colonization

5/5/2019
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This week we're talking all about Indigenous masculinity - and the lasting impact colonization has had on Indigenous men.

Duration:00:43:36

From scrip to road allowances: Canada's complicated history with the Métis

4/28/2019
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It's a phrase you've probably heard before: First Nations, Inuit and Métis. But how much do you really know about the Métis? Historically, the Métis didn't fit in society, at times they were also rejected by their First Nation families. Theirs is a history of rebellion, resistance, and forced assimilation. This week we take a look at some of the history of the Métis - and how is has shaped the challenges they face today.

Duration:00:43:21

Exploring hockey's roots in Indigenous communities

4/21/2019
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This week on Unreserved, we explore what hockey means to Indigenous people, and how that connection is about more than just sports.

Duration:00:40:05

Series, trilogies and translations: Indigenous authors transforming bookstore shelves

4/14/2019
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With series, trilogies and translations being written by Indigenous authors, bookstore shelves are starting to look very different. This week, Rosanna talks to three authors about their work.

Duration:00:42:38

'I am Inuk': Natan Obed on his complicated childhood, challenging questions and Nunavut's future

4/7/2019
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Natan Obed can count on one hand the number of times he's been angry. This, despite the fact that the president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami has been called out for "not being Inuk enough," for not speaking Inuktitut fluently, and for growing up in the United States.

Duration:00:49:45

FIRST WORDS: Ian McCallum speaks Munsee

4/2/2019
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In this episode of First Words, educator Ian McCallum teaches you how to say "kii haa koolamalsi?" Munsee for "how are you feeling?", "noolamalis" which means "I am fine" and "anushiik" which means "thank you."

Duration:00:07:37

Water: How Indigenous people are turning the tide

3/31/2019
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Depending where you live, clean water is something many of us take for granted. But that's not the reality for many Indigenous communities. It's a cause that continues to inspire artists, activists and entrepreneurs across the country, who are speaking out, and raising awareness.

Duration:00:37:37