Episode 9: Reconciliation In Education
On this episode, we speak with two women passionate about education. We pose the question — has reconciliation happened within the education system? Has it happened within the lives of these educators?
We’ll close off our episode with a track from Saskatoon MC Eekwol. This is “Waniska” featuring production from Boogey The Beat– check out more of her music at facebook.com/eekwol.
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 Jennifer Storm an Ojibway artist, author and writer from Couchiching First Nation, now living Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is the author of such novels as Deadly Loyalties and the Fire Starters.
Our second guest is Rebecca Chartrand is the executive director of Indigenous Strategy at Red River College. Chartrand, has over 15 years of experience in the education industry, developing an Ojibwe Kindergarten to Grade 3 language school. Her work in education derives from supporting and creating opportunities for Indigenous inclusion.