Episode 7: Reconciliation From A Youth Perspective
On this episode, we speak with some of Manitoba’s strongest young Indigenous Leaders. We pose the question — Do Indigenous youth see reconciliation happening? Has it happened within the lives of these young adults
The episode closes with “Fight For The Rights”, a stunning track from Inuk singer/songwriter Kelly Fraser’s album Sedna – be sure to check out more of her music at kellyfrasermusic.com.
Our opening and closing theme music comes to us courtesy of Boogey The Beat — check out more of his brilliant work atsoundcloud.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 Erica Wilson, a Winnipeg actress, who at only 24 years of age has tackled some substantial roles in her career. Wilson, who grew up in the cities North End, was first introduced to theatre as a 13-year-old student at Andrew Mynarski School through a Manitoba Theatre for Young People outreach program. She took classes at MTYP for two years, and has served as a teaching assistant. Erica is currently in the cast of Women of the Fur Trade, which takes place at the Dalnavert Museum through December 16th.
Our second guest is Kevin Settee, one of the co-founders of Red Rising magazine, as well as a proud father, geographer and local Anishinaabe activist. Settee is also the former president of University of Winnipeg students association.
Our third guest is Chance Paupanekis, a Maskeko Ininiw from Kinisiw Sipi Cree Nation in Treaty 5. He is an Indigequeer activist and student leader at the University of Manitoba, where he is pursuing an Advanced Arts Degree in Political Studies. He has a passion for language revitalization and land reclamation.