April 1, 2020

Cartel’s and Corona

We talk about the Métis Nation non profit organizations response to the Covid 19 pandemic, the large amounts of money they are going to be receiving and exactly what they have been doing for Métis people so far.

March 6, 2020

Unity? Is it possible

A great live show with some great points made by our callers.  We chat about the upcoming Métis identity meetings and the current state of Métis organizations.

March 3, 2020

Enlightened Leadership?

Today we break down some of the statements made in various interviews and statements by leadership within the MMF/MNC.  From statements of condemnation for the solidarity movement and protestors, comments made about Ontario Métis, and their pride and joy at their partnership with resource extraction corporations there is a lot of things to work through.

February 18, 2020

Heather Morigeau

Heather Morigeau joins me to talk about bringing some of the White Bison healing programs too Calgary.  Programs such as Medicine Wheel and the 12 Steps as well as the Mending Broken Hearts program.  Her work through Freedom's Path Recovery Society has been able to train several facilitators and launched the programs over the past few months.

To learn more about White Bison and their programs, daily meditations, and meetings go to www.whitebison.org

To find out more about Freedom's Path Recovery Society go to www.freedomspathrecoverysociety.ca

 

February 14, 2020

Our First Live Show

Our first live show where you can call in and comment or ask questions.  A great conversation about the latest developments from the Métis political world.  Thanks to those who joined in and we will be doing this again so watch for future live shows where you can be part of the show and have your voice heard.

February 11, 2020

Dr. Michel Bouchard

Dr. Michel Bouchard is a professor of anthropology at the University of Northern British Columbia and secretary of the World Council of Anthropological Associations. He co-authored Songs upon the Rivers: The Buried History of the French-Speaking Canadiens and Métis from the Great Lakes and the Mississippi across to the Pacific (with Robert Foxcurran and Sébastien Malette) and Les Bois-Brûlés de l’Outaouais: Une étude ethnoculturelle des Métis de la Gatineau (with Malette and Guillaume Marcotte).

February 4, 2020

Charlie Fife

We are joined by Charlie Fife who is the President of the Métis Federation of Canada and we have a fantastic conversation about how the MFC is moving forward, their views on Métis identity and the importance of building strong positive relationships with First Nations.

To learn more about the Métis Federation of Canada head to their website at www.metisfederationofcanada.ca

 

We are back after a long break and we pick right up where we left off in 2019 with the Wet’suwet’en being invaded by the Canadian Government to force resource development.  We also dig into the infighting within the Métis Nation with 3 of the 5 provincial nonprofit corporations choosing to cut out the MNC from communicating with the federal government where does that leave Métis people?

 

March 19, 2019

100: The Jig Is Up!

Episode 100!  We recap some of the highlights of the past 100 episodes, the guests, topics, and supporters that are such an important part of the success of the show.  We even bring back the original Drezus musical intro for some throwback fun!

March 12, 2019

99: Stay The Course!

More about the ongoing disrespect to Jody Wilson-Raybould by certain Métis organizations.

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