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Stories From The Land

The Stories From The Land Podcast series is a collection of Indigenous community sourced stories that connect Indigenous Peoples to land and place with the aim of reinforcing Indigenous worldview, philosophies & cultural teachings through storytelling.
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Oct 18, 2018

In this episode of Stories From The Land we feature the erotic hilarity of Anishinaabe poet, writer and academic, Geraldine King. Geraldine brilliantly reminds us that there is no love in colonialism, that decolonization starts with our bodies, and that NDN's love to laugh!

 

WITH SPECIAL THANKS

A special thanks to Carlton University, Dr. Kahente Horn Miller, Benny Michaud, and all of the people that helped behind the scenes to make this tour stop come together!

Oct 18, 2018

In this episode of Stories From The Land, Dakota storytellers, Joely BigEagle Kequahtooway, reminds us all that we are the land and the land is us.

 

WITH SPECIAL THANKS

A big thank you to Sakewewak, Trudy Stewart, Mispon Festival, The Curtain Razors Theatre Company and all those that made our stop in Treaty 4 a special one!

Oct 18, 2018

In this episode we hear from Anishinaabe storyteller, Brian Charles, as he shares a story that may change the way Canada thinks of itself and the War of 1812.

WITH SPECIAL THANKS

Special thanks to Alexa Scully, Alycia Wassagejig, Lakehead University Orillia, and to the surrounding communities that made our live recording at Lakehead a massive success!

Aug 14, 2017

In this powerful episode of Stories From The Land, Mohawk/Tuscarora spoken word artist, Janet Rogers, reminds us of the original spirit and intent of the Two Row Wampum - two canoes, travelling side by side, forever. 

Aug 14, 2017

In this episode of Stories From The Land we are brought to the front lines of the Site C Dam protest by Cree/Dene Singer/Songwriter, Art Napolean. Art shares his personal connection to the territory most impacted by Site C and he shares some music to shine a light on the people behind the opposition of Site C.

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Big thanks to our presenting sponsors: Royal Roads University, CFUV, Moose Hide Campaing, 2Row Media, Canada Council for the Arts, The Circle on Philanthropy and The McConnell Foundation.

Aug 14, 2017

After surviving a plane crash, Paul Lacerte took inventory over what was really important in life - love, family and community. In this episode of Stories From The land, Paul shares a beautiful story of commitment to making this country a better place through his work with the Moose Hide Campaign.

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May 17, 2017

In his first ever live show, 15 year old Anishinaabe storyteller/comedian, Adrian Dent, takes the stage and shares hilarious stories of moose hunting, beaver trapping and ringing the necks of city geese. 

May 8, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to Anishinaabe Wild Rice harvester, James Whetung’s manoomin camp to hear about his commitment to ricing, his inherent right to do so and we investigate the brewing conflict between Indigenous rights and cottage country.

May 2, 2017

What can moose hunting, true love and Dene bushmen teach Tlicho Filmmaker, Amos Scott, about being the young man that he desperately wants to be?

May 2, 2017

In this episode of Stories From The Land we acknowledge our sponsors and give you an idea of what to expect over the coming episodes of Stories From The Land.

Mar 11, 2015

In this episode we hear a hilarious story of struggle as Kevin McKenzie sets out on a mission to head to Batoche for Métis Days - a yearly cultural celebration that takes place yearly, in the dead of summer, in beautiful Batoche, SK.

Here we hear about being chased by rez dogs, bad boot choices and a stubborness & search for culture & place that knows no boundaries. This charming & lighthearted story will have you smiling, scratching your head & will probably make you want to pick up a stranger as they walk down the highway the next time you pass one.

Mar 11, 2015

In this episode of Stories From The Land we our told a story about a story by Jesse Barber. An incredible story full of rich oral history that gives a depth of perspective rarely shared about Indigenous Territories pre-Treaty.

In this story we hear of the great leader Thunderchild and an oral account of one of the hardest winters the Plains Cree have ever endured. A whimsical tale full of metaphor and history - this is a must listen and a welcome addition to the Stories From The Land collection.

Mar 11, 2015

In this episode of Stories From The Land we hear a remarkable story from Dr. Shauneen Pete as she shares a heart warming, gripping & hilarious story that takes us to the prairies of Saskatchewan and inside the home of our her Grandmother. Dr. Pete graciously shares as she tells us about the way stories & teachings can lead us in our every day lives and about the way these same stories take care of our lives, our communities & our Nations.

Dec 17, 2014

In this episode we hear the story of what hunting and being on the land means to a young hunter, Jonathan Thomas. This story brings perspective to what being disconnected to then reconnected to the land can sound like - Jonathan shares a deeply personal and powerful story of perserverence and responsibility.

Dec 1, 2014

In this episode of Stories From The Land we hear a story of innocence, family and childhood memories from Terri Monture. Sharing a story about the "Little People", as many Nations refer to them as, brings Terri memories of the land and the power it holds, her family, and an experience with one of our most sacred figures in Indian Country, the Little People.

Nov 5, 2014

In this episode of Stories From The Land we learn a valuable lesson from Kandice Baptiste about being a visitor in another territory, the troubles of renting vehicles in the North AND the importance of respecting the land, the seasons and the challenges they often present in tandem!

This is a hilarious story of a challenging trip to the North, the good people you'll meet along the way and reflections of being an "Urban Indian."

Oct 29, 2014

In this episode of Stories From The Land we hear an incredible story of survival and rebirth from Tlingit/Aleut artist Nicholas Galanin. Raised closely to the land and tied intricately to it through his dynamic, boundary pushing and revolutionary multi-medium art practice, this is a story of reconcilliation with the land when the land nearly takes life away from us. This is a poweful story of survival and the endless limitations of the human spirit.

Oct 23, 2014

In this episode of Stories From The Land Hayden King tells a gripping story about what Indigenous Law theories & principles apply to those that choose to take to the land to hunt animals. What happens when we break our laws & understanding of those laws on the land? What is the penalty we pay as Anishinaabe Peoples when we break these laws - accidentally or otherwise? How do we make peace with ourselves, the land, the animals and the waters when we break the laws & Treaties we've made since time immemorial?

Oct 14, 2014

In this episode of Stories From The Land we are blessed with a story from Chelsea Vowel, a Metis woman from Lac St. Anne, AB. In this story Chelsea shares the story of a her families war on a family of skunks during one of the coldest winters in memory. Sometimes we have to venture out on the land to learn about ourselves, but sometimes the land comes to us to teach us about ourselves.

Oct 6, 2014

In this episode of the Stories From The Land Podcast we hear the retelling of a morning moose hunt by comedian Ryan McMahon. This story investigates the politics of Status/Non Status hunting & fishing rights and the way that can and does play itself inside of a family dynamic. A deeply personal story, McMahon weaves tales of childhood memories and the bitter politics that follow.

Oct 6, 2014

In this episode we hear a gripping story from Metis Storyteller/Artist, Maia Caron. This is story is about the connecting, disconnection & reconnection that we as Indigenous Peoples most often have to fight for after our Ancestors are displaced and resettled in other territories.

Oct 6, 2014

In this episode of Stories From The Land we hear a story from the far reaches of Northern Manitoba as told by Real Carriere. For millenia, surivival on the land meant a mastery of travel on the land and on water. Mastery of these ways of travel was important - but so to were the challenges of surviving everything else one faced while on the land.

Oct 6, 2014

In this episode we are introduced to the Stories From The Land Podcast by Host, Hayden King, and Indian & Cowboy Executive Producer, Ryan McMahon. Hayden and Ryan talk about what you can expect from the podcast, how the project came to be and just how listeners to be a part of the project.

Later in the episode, Hayden shares his story from the land - he shares a story about a run in with an angry mother he meets on the land while on a paddling trip.

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