Unreserved

 
 

Unreserved

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

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The new era of Indigenous cinema: Unreserved heads to TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is arguably one of the largest and most prestigious film festivals in the world, and it's wrapping up this week. The festival attracts big celebrities and hosts the premieres of some of the year's most anticipated films. But is it also ushering in a new era for Indigenous film?

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Kick up your moccasins: Unreserved visits the Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation powwow

What a better way to kick off the new season of Unreserved, than by kicking up our moccasins and dancing? This week we're meeting at the Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation powwow.

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Indigenous fashion looks beyond fringe, feathers and beads

Indigenous fashion designers are taking on the industry, and looking beyond fringe, feathers and beads. This week on Unreserved, the future of Indigenous fashion.

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Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto takes on cultural appropriation

Earlier this month, some of the world's top Indigenous fashion designers shared their collections at the inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto. On top of showing collections, there were talks held throughout the week, including one called Cultural (In)Appropriation, which was recorded at the Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.

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Art, representation and the importance of seeing yourself reflected in popular culture

Whether it's through comic books, music, or literature, Indigenous artists are finding their voice. This week on Unreserved, how Indigenous artists are reinforcing the presence of their own stories and characters in creative fields where they have often been left out.

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Unreserved Reads: Interviews with award-winning Indigenous authors

This week on Unreserved, we revisit conversations with three authors shortlisted for the Indigenous Literature Award, so you can get your summer reading lists ready.

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Indigenous artists explore the link between creativity and healing

Whether through painting, theatre, or music, Indigenous artists are exploring the link between creativity and healing.

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'It tells a truth that has been kept secret': Children of God brings residential school story to the stage

A modern musical that sheds light on the painful experience of residential schools has broken new ground in Indigenous Canadian theatre. Children of God was eight years in the making, and is the passion piece of Oji-Cree playwright and composer Corey Payette.

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

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?

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Colonial Reality Tour brings Indigenous land and history into focus

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Who gets to tell Indigenous stories?

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.

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The legacy of Tina Fontaine

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.

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

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.

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Turn it up: Unreserved celebrates Indigenous music makers

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

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