AUDIO: First Nations students underfunded; Winnipeg mayoral race’s silence on Aboriginal issues

Behold the latest mediaINDIGENA segment on STREETZ 104.7 FM, which is originally broadcast live every Tuesday at noon central, 1 pm eastern, on-air and on-line. This week, Rick Harp and THE WORD host Lady V discussed the growing funding gap for First Nations post-secondary students, and, why Winnipeg’s mayoral race had been silent (to date, […]

AUDIO: NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s Bluster, Pair of Political Aboriginal Firsts on STREETZ-FM

Missed this Tuesday’s mediaINDIGENA segment on STREETZ 104.7 FM? Have no fear! Thanks to the magic of digital recording, you can catch Rick Harp and THE WORD host Lady V here on mediaINDIGENA. Listen as they discuss two pieces of global Aboriginal political history, plus, how controversial comments by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg reveal […]

AUDIO: Discussing contemporary Aboriginal cultures on STREETZ-FM

In this installment of our weekly Tuesday sitdown on STREETZ 104.7 FM, Rick Harp and THE WORD host Lady V discuss the website “BEAT NATION” –  home of hip-hop Indigenous-style – and touch on a debate over the appropriateness of hip-hop being used to share Aboriginal cultures.  Rick also talks about Australia’s Desert Art Centre which uses YouTube […]

VIDEO: Aboriginal Art in the Making

Employing a straightforward photo slide-show format to quite decent effect, these Aboriginal artist profiles from the Desert Art Centre in Alice Springs, Australia are pretty engaging in their own way. The didgeridoo-based soundtrack in many of them helps. From their YouTube page, here is one of DAC’s shorter slide-shows, documenting a work in the making […]