Stories From The Land








July 2014
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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.

Direct download: SFTLthomas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

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.

Direct download: SFTLmonture.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:38pm CDT

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."

Direct download: SFTLbaptiste.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59pm CDT

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.

Direct download: SFTLgalanin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:07pm CDT

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?

Direct download: SFTLindigenouslaw.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26pm CDT

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.

Direct download: STFLvowel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:06pm CDT

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.

Direct download: SFTLcarriere.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am CDT

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.

Direct download: SFTLcaron.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am CDT

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.

Direct download: SFTLmcmahon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am CDT

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.

Direct download: SFTLking.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:48pm CDT