Minogondaagen is about reconciliation. Throughout the series, Indigenous and non-Indigenous people will share personal stories, ideas, research and expertise, and to create a new story together as we walk toward reconciliation. We have produced this podcast in partnership with the University of Manitoba’s Office of Indigenous Engagement with assistance from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the University of Manitoba Student’s Union. Each episode attempts to explore a theme, engaging in discussions that seek a common experience that will start to bring us to a place of understanding.
Minogondaagen is a safe and respectful space for everyone to speak and for all to listen and learn.
Elissa Black Wolf Kixen - Executive Producer
Elissa Black Wolf Kixen is an Anishinaabe Two Spirit Comedian/Producer whose roots lay in Couchiching First Nation, Ontario. They have travelled across Canada and the USA as a Comedian and improviser. They use comedy as a tool in dealing with racism, homophobia and sexism. They are the Co-founder/Producer of WOKE Comedy Hour, featured on APTN’s The Laughing Drum and Co-produces Queer and Present Danger with Chanty Morrastica.
Sasha Mark - Associate Producer
Sasha Mark is a Metis man who grew up in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. He studied Theatre and English at the University of Winnipeg. He is a Canadian Comedian which he is most recognized for being on APTN’s The Laughing Drum.
Tim Fontaine - Host
Tim Fontaine is Anishinaabe from the Sagkeeng First Nation, now living in Winnipeg. He is the Editor-in-Grand-Chief of the satirical website, Walking Eagle News. He's a former CBC journalist and current documentary producer for APTN, where he also hosts The Laughing Drum - a satirical news and talk show.