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Episodes

Ku'ku'kwes News - The Podcast: Episode 15

12/22/2017
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Ku'ku'kwes News – The Podcast: Episode 15 Recorded on December 4, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Other ways to listen to Ku'ku'kwes News – The Podcast: iTunes Google Play Tunein Radio RSS Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Paul Prosper, Chief of the Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation, N.S. about a $15-million highway project and how he hopes it will generate more revenue for the small First Nation community. Read the news story here: Paqtnkek chief hopes highway project will bring more revenue...

Duration: 00:32:11


Ku'ku'kwes News - The Podcast: Episode 14

10/26/2017
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Ku'ku'kwes News – The Podcast: Episode 14 Recorded on October 23, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Other ways to listen to Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: iTunes Google Play Tunein Radio RSS Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Passamaquoddy Nation Chief Hugh Akagi regarding his group's efforts to get official status with the Government of Canada. Read the full news story here: Passamaquoddy moving closer to status in Canada 2. Interviews with Indian Brook First Nation residents Cherie...

Duration: 00:34:30


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 13

6/21/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 13 Recorded on June 18, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Trevor Sanipass was hoping to become the first Mi'kmaw MLA elected to the Nova Scotia Legislature. He came in third for the NDP in the riding of Waverley-Fall River-Beaverbank during the provincial election May 30. I interviewed him about his campaign bid. Click here to read the news story about Sanipass:...

Duration: 00:28:36


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 12

6/11/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 12 Recorded on April 30, 2017 Guest Host: Samantha Calio Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Halifax Regional Councillor Shawn Cleary about his motion to revisit the issue of commemorating Edward Cornwallis. 2. Audio of the Halifax Regional Council debate on the issue of commemorating Edward Cornwallis on municipal property. 3. Interview with Tian Wigmore about winning the 2017 Indigenous Recording of the Year at the East Coast Music Awards show...

Duration: 00:30:43


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 11

6/1/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 11 Recorded on April 23, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Reporter Samantha Calio discusses what journalism schools in Atlantic Canada are doing to implement the Truth and Reconciliation’s recommendations. 2. Interview with Mi'kmaw journalist Oscar Baker on what he learned about Indigenous issues at journalism school. 3. Interview with John G. Paul, Executive Director for the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs on...

Duration: 00:29:01


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 10

5/15/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 10 Recorded on April 15, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. An update on the court case that involved one of the killers of Loretta Saunders, an Inuk woman from Labrador who was killed in Halifax three years ago. 2. Interview with Mi’kmaw poet Rebecca Thomas about her first year being Halifax’s poet laureate.

Duration: 00:22:33


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 9

5/15/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 9 Recorded on April 9, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Reporter Samantha Calio's interview with Delilah Saunders, the sister of murder victim Loretta Saunders, about an upcoming appeal for one of her sister's killers. 2. Interview with Dale Poulette of Eskasoni, N.S. who has been camping out at the Alton Natural Gas Storage project site since September 2016. 3. Interview with Mi'kmaw basketmaker Virick Francis who is...

Duration: 00:26:20


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 8

5/15/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 8 Recorded on February 20, 2017 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Alex McDonald, a band councillor with the Sipekne'katik Band in Nova Scotia regarding its court win regarding the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project near Stewiake. 2. Interviews with Natalie Gloade and Agnes Gould regarding an art exhibit that honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls that was on display in Halifax for two weeks in...

Duration: 00:26:42


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 7

5/13/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 7 Recorded on December 4, 2016 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Sipekne'katik Band Councillor Alex McDonald regarding a lawsuit the band filed against the board of directors of the First Nations Centre of Balance and Resiliency. One of the board members is Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Assembly. 2. Interviews with two women involved with a six-year study on the effects of pollution in Boat Harbour located...

Duration: 00:24:22


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 6

5/13/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 6 Recorded on November 13, 2016 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Dorene Bernard from Indian Brook First Nation, N.S. who took part in a march to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota. 2. Interview with Glenn Knockwood who wants to open up a gym for Parkour in Halifax. 3. Interview with Danielle Cry, one of the authors of the book, The Mi’kmaq of Ges’pe’ge’wa’gi, which details the history of...

Duration: 00:30:57


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 5

5/13/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 5 Recorded on October 30, 2016 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Interview with APTN News reporter Trina Roache about her coverage of the protests over the Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric project in Labrador. 2. Interview with Sipekne'katik Band Councillor Alex McDonald regarding the sentencing of former finance director Jeff Hayes for fraud, theft and possession of stolen property. 3. Interview with Membertou First Nation resident Dan...

Duration: 00:30:36


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 4

5/13/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 4 Recorded on October 24, 2016 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. A feature length interview Brad Firth, also known as Caribou Legs, who ran across Canada in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Duration: 00:30:26


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 3

5/13/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 3 Recorded on October 15, 2016 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Respected Mi’kmaw elder, Doug Knockwood from Indian Brook First Nation, N.S., receives the Order of Nova Scotia. 2. Stacey Lee Marshall-Tabor with the Millbrook First Nation, N.S. talks about her human rights complaint against her own band. 3. An Atlantic Canada Indigenous youth conference held in Halifax in August 2016 focused on raising awareness around mental health.

Duration: 00:23:01


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 2

5/13/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 2 Recorded on October 8, 2016 Host: Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. More than 600 people gathered in Halifax on October 3rd to mark the 30th anniversary of Mi’kmaq Treaty Day. 2. The Nova Scotia government announced it plans to grant a pardon to a Mi’kmaq Grand Chief for his conviction of hunting muskrat out of season. 3. Dalhousie University professor Amy Bombay is researching the health of Indigenous people in Halifax.

Duration: 00:27:05


Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 1

5/12/2017
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Kukukwes.com - The Podcast: Episode 1 Recorded on October 1, 2016 Hosted by Maureen Googoo Podcast includes: 1. Interview with Wilbert Marshall, Chief of the Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia about the water crisis happening in his community. 2. In Fort Ellis, N.S., a group of people had blocked the construction entrance to the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project. They’re upset the company wants to dump salt brine into the Shubenacadie River. 3. There was a news...

Duration: 00:30:37