Ep. 163: Australian government tries to deport Indigenous people as “aliens”

By |2019-05-30T13:29:30-06:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

Support us This week: State of Alienation. It was a country that didn’t even exist 120 years ago. Yet, today, authorities in Australia are convinced they’re somehow justified in declaring certain Indigenous people to be illegal 'aliens,' individuals the state feels it has the right to kick off the continent despite [...]

Ep. 160: All White History is Revisionist History

By |2019-05-24T13:15:18-06:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

Support us This week: How a lake in the States lost its Indigenous name, re-gained it, only to potentially lose it again because of a Minnesota court decision. Join us as we dive into the details of the Dakota waters known as Bde Maka Ska (aka Lake Calhoun). Sitting with host/producer [...]

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Ep. 148: War on the Wet’suwet’en?

By |2019-01-15T17:33:48-07:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

This week... Another BC battlefront: Why Wet'suwet'en resistance to the Coastal Gas Link pipeline project is—and isn’t—so complicated to understand. Revitalizing MEDIA INDIGENA: Why us taking a break after 147 consecutive weeks is the best guarantee of many more episodes to come.

Ep. 142: Inflaming the Issue: Could fire-ridden California have benefitted from indigenous knowledge

By |2019-01-15T17:31:34-07:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

1. Fighting fire with fire? Why some say the massive blazes ripping across parts of California did not have to be so furious or fatal, if only the state would listen more to Indigenous peoples. 2. Cultural linchpin or not-so-scenic buzzkill? Why some Ontario cottagers ain’t so 'wild' about the return of rice to the region. 3. Media muzzle? A southern U.S. tribe suddenly takes back the press protections it had only put in place three years prior.


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