Episode 2: Reconciliation In The Media
On this episode, we speak with some the strongest voices in the media industry. We pose the question — has reconciliation happened in the media? Has it happened within the lives of these personalities?
The episode closes with Ghostkeeper’s track Trans Am Sister from their album, Sheer Blouse Buffalo Knocks. Be sure to check out more of their amazing music at ghostkeeper.bandcamp.com.
Our opening and closing theme music comes to us courtesy of Boogey The Beat — check out more of his brilliant work at soundcloud.com/boogeythebeat. The interstitial music is courtesy of Bloom — you can hear more of their songs at bloom14.bandcamp.com.
Minogondaagan, was produced on Treaty One territory, the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Nehiyawak, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis nation.
We would like to thank the Community Radio Fund Of Canada, the University Of Manitoba’s Office Of Indigenous Engagement, the National Centre For Truth & Reconcilliation, the University Of Manitoba Student’s Union and UMFM 101.5 for their support in the production of this series.
Our first guest is David McLeod, the Ojibway/Metis General Manager of Native Communications Incorporated (NCI), which operates a provincial radio network via 57 transmitters. David has written and directed three series of children’s programs for NCI which appeared on CBC Manitoba North. In 2002, he received a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award for his contributions in promoting Aboriginal music.
Dr. Niigaan Sinclair
Our third guest Dr. Niigaan Sinclair – Anishinaabe columnist at the Winnipeg Free Press, Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba and award winning author. He hails from Peguis First Nation (St. Peter's/Little Peguis), and his father is the Honourable Senator Murray Sinclair, who served as Chairman of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission from 2009 to 2015.