Unceded Airwaves Episode November 30, 2015

Resonating Reconciliation: A Continuous Conversation

11:00am - 12:00pm

In this episode we replayed a radio documentary created by Matthew Norris for the Resonating Reconciliation project. Then Samantha Nock and Salia Joseph discuss their thoughts on reconciliation today. Then move on to discuss current events in the city!

“Resonating Reconciliation” is a project funding local Aboriginal producers in 40 Canadian community radio stations to produce 30-minute documentaries on the legacies of Indian Residential Schools. This project was initiated by NCRA and Red Jam Slam Society with a grant from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.

Matthew Norris is a Masters student in UBC’s Political Science Program and a member of the Lac La Ronge First Nation in Saskatchewan. Matthew has been highly active in the Indigenous community on campus; being the founding president of the First Nations Studies Student Association, an organizational member for the 2012 Global Indigenous Conference, a familiar face amongst activist circles, a past Project and Research assistant for the First Nations Studies program at UBC, and a graduate with a double Major from UBC’s department of Political Science and First Nations Studies undergraduate programs.

Track Listing:

Tanya Tagaq · Animism
Tanya Tagaq · Animism