Unceded Airwaves Episode November 16, 2016

S2E6 - Transgender Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation Pole

1:04pm - 2:07pm

Content warning: this show contains sensitive subject matter about gender based violence and residential schools.

In Season 2 Episode 6, Nikita and Lisa co-host live in the studio with contributions from Indigenous Collective Members Danielle Thomas and Josh Kioke! Danielle shares a personal perspective on the importance to Transgender Day of Remembrance, coming up on November 20th to memorialize transgender and gender nonconforming people who have been killed or drawn to take their own lives due to hatred or prejudice toward transgender people. Josh Kioke speaks to James Hart about the Pole of Reconciliation in the second half of the show.

Today's music was picked by Lisa and Nikita, featuring DJ Shub, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Cris Derksen and Digging Roots.

Unceded Airwaves is put together every week by UBC's Indigenous Radio Collective, and we are committed to centering the voices of Native people and offering alternative narratives that empower Native people and their stories.

Track Listing:

Come and Get Your Love
Redbone · Wovoka
DJ Shub · Powwow Step
Road Salt
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson · f(l)ight
New Woman Song feat. Jennifer Kreisberg
Cris Derksen · Orchestral Powwow
Spring to Come
Digging Roots · We Are