Writing

In this time, a poem by Natalie Lolar

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson

Podcasts

The Red Nation Podcast. The Red Nation is a coalition dedicated to the liberation of Indigenous peoples from colonialism. They do this through centering Indigenous agendas and struggles in direct action, advocacy, mobilization, and education. Their podcast addresses the marginalization and invisibility of Native struggles within mainstream social justice organizing, and foregrounds the targeted destruction and violence towards Native life and land.

Unreserved Podcast. Introduces listeners to indigenous storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country (Canada).

The Native Seed Pod. A podcast that explores thinking about Indigenous sciences and the physical and poetic seeds needed to renew the health of the Earth at this critical time in history.

For the Wild. A podcast focused on land based protection, co-liberation and intersectional storytelling rooted in a paradigm shift from human supremacy towards deep ecology.

Native Lights Podcast reviewed here

Let’s Talk Native with John Kane broadcasts weekly from upstate New York in Cattaraugus territory of the Seneca Nation. The podcast starts conversations about local and national native issues, and takes a tough look at history, oppression, culture, the arts, and politics.

Music

Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada’s Indigenous Renaissance

Emma Stevens, a Canadian Mi’kmaq singing in her Native language

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World. The film centers on the role of Native Americans in contemporary music, featuring some of the greatest music stars of our time. The film engagingly lifts the veil on Native Americans’ role in several generations of pop music, it traces their involvement from the Delta blues and jazz eras up to present-day hip hop. Brimming with revealing first-person interviews, tantalizing audio clips and dynamic concert footage, Rumble evinces the enviable potential to appeal to a broad range of audiences in a variety of formats.

Film

A collection of short documentaries that illustrate Wabanaki traditional art practices.

Reel Injun. Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond takes a look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives through a century of cinema. Traveling through the heartland of America, and into the Canadian North, Diamond looks at how the myth of “the Injun” has influenced the world’s understanding — and misunderstanding — of Natives.