Ep. 138: Will Legal Cannabis Spark a Jackpot or Jeopardy for Indigenous Peoples?

By |2018-11-15T13:33:13-06:00October 28th, 2018|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

This week, part two of our live show at the University of Winnipeg on the potential impacts of cannabis legalization on Indigenous peoples in Canada. Part one featured matters of jurisdiction and justice; this time 'round, we look at the way some dream of an economic jackpot while others foresee a nightmare of mental and moral jeopardy.

Ep. 137: Questions of Cannabis Justice and Jurisdiction for Indigenous Peoples

By |2018-11-15T13:36:43-06:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

On this week’s program, recorded live in Winnipeg, we stir the pot now that Canada’s cannabis countdown is complete, making it only the second country in the world to legalize marijuana.

National View: Those who claim Native American heritage should help them build better lives

By |2018-11-01T13:38:12-06:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media|

The drama over whether Elizabeth Warren could rightfully be considered Native American — and whether she used this claim to gain favor in her academic and professional career — began in earnest in 2012. The latest chapter features the Democratic senator from Massachusetts on camera, with a backdrop of emotional music, declaring that even though [...]


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