Aboriginal Nominees for Gemini Awards in Canadian TV excellence

This fall the Gemini Awards will honour the best in Canadian English-language television, and a handful of Aboriginal nominees are competing for some pretty significant hardware in the Program and Performance categories. Neil Diamond’s remarkable documentary Reel Injun is up for Best Social/Political Documentary Program. Don Kelly, host of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network‘s Fish […]

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 […]