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Audio | Learning an indigenous language “as any other language, which breaks down to a set of rules that you can learn bit by bit” – Canada

Speaking Ojibwe an ‘act of defiance’ says 19-year-old language teacher | Read or listen to the full story >> Aandeg Muldrew is the the University of Manitoba’s youngest sessional instructor, teaching Introductory Ojibwe. (Submitted by Maeengan Linklater) Muldrew, who lives … Continue reading

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Audio | “A race against time that must not be lost”: Indigenous communities’ right to the survival of their languages – Canada

When Doris and Esther came home during the summer months, they felt alienated from their family. The residential school taught them to feel ashamed of their language and culture, and to disrespect their Cree-speaking parents. (Lorena Fontaine) | To view a … Continue reading

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Tracing the loss of language over three generations: Films on indigenous culture directed by Helen Haig-Brown – Canada

My Legacy follows Helen Haig-Brown as she explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter made more complex by the legacy of residential school, taking us through a journey of healing the impacts of intergenerational trauma on trust, … Continue reading

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Audio | Celebrating the wisdom of the world’s indigenous cultures: Milton K. Wong Lecture by Wade Davis – Canada

This lecture was recorded for broadcast on Ideas on CBC Radio One. Listen to the full episode (54:00) >> Every culture tries to answer a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive?  In the Milton K. Wong … Continue reading

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Audio | “The Discovery of Democracy”: From being treated as “immigrant” in one’s native land to full participation – Canada

Democracy seems to be in peril. There are challenges to the idea of what a society should be, and who has the right to govern, as well as serious questions about the idea of shared values. Guests: John Ralston Saul, … Continue reading

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