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Heart of Our Nation – Gord Peters

A double-header features an interview with former Chiefs of Ontario, Gord Peters who talks about political initiatives and insights into the process towards establishing indigenous sovereignty. Music by Randy Black with a song for Leonard Peltier. Native poet Chrystos reads a piece about cultural appropriation. I’ll end the show with a song by Redbone called […]

by pmnationtalk on April 9, 2019380 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Carlos Nakai

From the US Southwest, traditional flute player R. Carlos Nakai, a Grammy Award-winning artist who has recorded more than 30 albums throughout his career including one album that went Gold in the US. He talks about the history and tradition of the instrument and his own career experiences. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 2019404 Views

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Nicole Bourque-Bouchier – CEO of Oilsands Supplier Bouchier Group

Nicole Bourque-Bouchier was recently named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, along with being ranked among Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women; she is the CEO of the Bouchier Group based in Alberta and was also recognized at the 2018 Indspire Awards in the category of Business and Commerce. Recently, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on April 1, 2019352 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Nationtalk speaks with Dr. Gretchen Roedde author of Deep Water Dream, A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario

A hopeful memoir that shares the author’s voyage of discovery as a mother, wife, and physician in underserved communities in northern Ontario. In underserved areas of Canada, the communities themselves can be one of the strongest parts of the health care team. Dr. Gretchen Roedde shows how local communities play a major role in responding […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2019493 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Final Day of the 2nd Annual She is Wise Conference in Toronto

Nationtalk speaks with Elder Mariea Linklater is Nehiyowskewe from Thunderchild First Nation, Saskatchewan and lives now in Saskatoon,. After 8 years in residential school, she went on to marry her husband of 59 years Walter Linklater, who passed away in 2018; in addition to raising their own 7 children, they fostered over 300 children, and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2019740 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Day 2, She is Wise Conference – Keynote Speaker – Kathy Abolson-King

(Minogiizhigokwe – Shining Day Woman) Anishinaabe, a member of Flying Post First Nation, is a Kokum, mother, daughter, auntie, sister. She works as an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Indigegogy, Faculty of Social Work, at Wilfrid Laurier University.  Her academic and cultural work has been in restoring, reclaiming, re-righting Indigenous history, knowledge, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2019750 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Tabatha Bull – CCAB Chief Operating Officer

NationTalk speaks with CCAB Chief Operating Officer, Tabatha Bull about the upcoming Indigenous Women in Leadership Award Gala slated for April 16, 2019 in Toronto. She also speaks about this year’s Indigenous Woman Entrepreneur of the year Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO, of the Bouchier Group. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2019489 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) She is Wise Final Day Keynote Speaker – Sandi Boucher

Sandi Boucher of Thunder Bay and a proud member of Seine River First Nation in Treaty 3, is a dedicated author, activist, and a strong advocate for respectful cross-cultural relationships that honour wisdom and not just education. The host of “The Learning Curve” on Shaw Community TV, Sandi is known for her passionate and empowering […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2019531 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) She is Wise Conference Keynote Speaker – Faye Blaney “Reclaiming Voice”

Fay Blaney, Xwemalhkw (Homalco) Coast Salisho was raised by her great grandparents, speaking her own language until the age of 7. She and 4 generations of her family attended residential schools in BC.  She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, a founding member of the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network, and has been involved with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 20191038 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureAudio

McKenzie Dorn – CWY Pathways to Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Join McKenzie Dorn as he shares his experiences from the CWY Pathways to Indigenous Youth Leadership Program sponsored by Global Affairs Canada. McKenzie has spent 4 months in Colombia on an International Internship building Canoes and Paddles with the locals of Sogamoso. His time was spent learning the language and culture as well as developing […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2019872 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Janel Munoa

From southern California, rock vocalist Janel Munoa, from the Pachanga band of the Luiseno people, recently recorded her new album Howls from Deep in the Woods. Her first release, produced by Frank Gryner of Rob Zombie fame, was a hard-hitting disc of deeply lyrical material. Janel begins speaking of her roots and beginnings in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 2019861 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Julia Keefe

Julia Keefe, a jazz singer based in New York City, was born in Seattle, WA, and spent her early years on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation in Idaho. She now performs in the classic style of the greats like Mildred Bailey and Kay Starr. Keefe discusses her background and past, including live recordings and a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019992 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Nigel Irwin

Cree singer/songwriter Nigel Irwin is relatively new to the Native music scene but has captured the interest of producers and audiences alike. Irwin was raised in Ontario, but his family and people are from the Enoch Nation in Alberta. Nigel, talks about his musical journey from beginnings as a tap dancer and musical theater through […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20191096 Views

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Category: IndigenousVideo

NACCA – Indigenous Economic Prosperity Forum

NACCA and the network of Aboriginal Financial Institutions are leaders in the advancement of Indigenous economic prosperity in Canada. This inaugural forum will highlight the need for increased access to capital for our First Nations, Inuit, and Métis entrepreneurs. Please join us in discussing the gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians, and together we will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 20191192 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Amanda Rheaume

Métis singer and songwriter Amanda Rheaume has been playing and recording her music since the early 2000s with tours in Europe and performances for our troops in Afghanistan. Amanda begins by speaking about her new album and video The Skin I’m In and how it relates to identity, ideals, and positivity. She then continues to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 20191074 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Cliff Cardinal

International Indigenous actor and musician Cliff Cardinal begins his spirited interview by discussing his new music with his band The Skylarks, as well as some solo work. Cardinal then moves on to discuss other aspects of his life and career. Cliff expands on some of his inspiration and expression of ideals before including information of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 20191235 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Matt James

Matt James, an Anishinaabe of the Mattagami First Nation in Ontario, has spent his life in music and recorded his first album in Nashville, Tennessee in 2018. Since then, his career has taken the music charts by storm. Matt begins the interview by describing the background of just how his musical journey started with a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 20191296 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

NationTalk Interview with Krystal Abotossaway – Talent Acquisition Strategic Sourcing Partner -Indigenous Peoples at TD Bank Group

NationTalk speaks with Krystal Abotossaway, a proud member of Aundeck Omni-Kanging First Nations and Talent Acquisition Strategic Sourcing Partner – Indigenous Peoples at TD Bank Group. Krystal speaks about her background and how she injects a little humour by saying she fell into banking before she explains why she chose to work with TD bank. In her […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 20191404 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Gene Tagaban

Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, and Pilipino man of the Raven Freshwater Sockeye Clan from Hoonah Alaska, begins with a wonderful introduction in his ancestral language, describing his name and where he is from. Gene is noted for carrying a small red dress with him as a part of the work he does to stop […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20191245 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with James ‘Uncle’ Michael Widdy Welsh: Member of the Stolen Generation

James ‘Uncle’ Michael Widdy Welsh, a member of the Australian Aboriginal Stolen Generation, speaks in a NationTalk interview from the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) 2018 event. In this interview, the term ‘Stolen Generation’ is explained as a term used in Australia in their shared or similar history to the Indigenous peoples of Canada’s experience, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 20191267 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Richard Weston: CEO, Healing Foundation

Richard Weston, a descendant of the Meriam people of the Torres Straight, CEO of Healing Foundation, speaks in a second NationTalk interview from the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) 2018 event. In this interview, Richard begins by elaborating on an organic, spontaneous event at HOSW, whereas a group of men gathered and honored all women […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 20191355 Views

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Category: YouthAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Diane Hill: ONWA Youth Delegate

Diane Hill, from the United Nation of the Thames, and of the Bear Clan, speaks of her role with the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) as a youth delegate at the 2018 Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) event in Sydney. Beginning with her initial awareness of the event, from ONWA’s call for a youth delegate […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 20181373 Views

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Category: InterviewsAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Alanis Obomsawin

Alanis Obomsawin, of the Abenaki people, has worked as a filmmaker with the National Film Board (NFB) of Canada for 50 years. Following a recent retrospective of her work was recently celebrated in 2018, Alanis speaks on many areas from her current work, where she is working on her 52nd film, through to the Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 20181479 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Richard Weston: CEO, Healing Foundation

Richard Weston, a descendant of the Meriam people of the Torres Straight, CEO of Healing Foundation, speaks of the Healing Foundation and the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) 2018 event. Richard speaks about the 8th HOSW gathering, which is held every 3 to 4 years, and the coming together or gathering of nations from across […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20181480 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureAudio

Heart of Our Nation – Stevie Salas

Stevie Salas, a proud Apache, has played guitar with artists such as George Clinton Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger, and Sass Jordan. He discusses his role as executive producer of the award-winning documentary film “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” [Rezolution Films, 2017] He describes the film, shortened in title to ‘Rumble’ as he talks, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20181335 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Cora-Lee McGuire-Cyrette: Executive Director, Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA)

Empowering, dedicated, and passionate leader Cora-Lee McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director of Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA), speaks of the organization and their participation in the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) event in Sydney Australia. McGuire-Cyrette shares how their participation was based on ONWA’s belief in honouring women’s voices, while valuing women as the experts in their […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 20181575 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Rob Norris – Chair, Canada World Youth/Jeunesse Canada Monde

NationTalk speaks with Chairman, Rob Norris about the vision and goals of Canada World Youth since TRC as well as the work they are doing with NationTalk and Good Influence Films through their Indigenous 150 Plus film series and the podcast program they are supporting along with NationTalk.

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 20181635 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Vice Chief David Pratt – Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nation

NationTalk speaks with Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nation’s Vice Chief David Pratt. VC David Pratt speaks about priorities they have been working on with success (recorded one week earlier) for child welfare and priorities such as needed investments in suicide prevention and health transformation.

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 20181669 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Heart of Our Nation

Marc Nadjiwan, an Anishnabe artist, has recorded and produced his independent albums since 1994. He has recorded 6 studio albums and his latest project is called “Tomahawk Rock”. In his newest work, Marc is taking from the ideal of stories and imagery within graphic novels to create his own sonic representation of the genre, while […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 20181601 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Heart of Our Nation

Casper Lomayesva, from the Hopi Nation in Arizona, is perhaps one of the first Indigenous reggae artists recording today, releasing his first album in 1997. After releasing 7 albums over 20 years, including some awards for his work, Casper has recently taken time off from music and completed a degree in engineering, following his own […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20181724 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Mark Romoff, President & CEO, CCPPP

NationTalk speaks with Mark Romoff, President & CEO, Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships (CCPPP). He shared his thoughts on Indigenous participation in this year’s CCPPP 26th Annual Conference in Toronto on November 5th and 6th. Mark also discussed the significance of the market sounding at the conference this year, the progress that has been […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 20181860 Views

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Robin Haliuk – Program Supervisor, Talk4Healing

NationTalk speaks with Robin Haliuk, Talk4Healing Program Supervisor and a proud Métis woman from Thunder Bay. Robin shares insight into Talk4Healing 24 hour helpline for Indigenous women. Beendigen and the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) are partnering to announce the expansion of the Talk4Healing services. The Talk4Healing services will now cover the entire province of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20182296 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Domenic Natale – VP Indigenous Services at TD Wealth

NationTalk speaks with Domenic Natale, Vice President, Indigenous Services with TD Wealth, at the AFOA 19th National Conference in Ottawa. Domenic discusses the value, pride, and importance of TD’s sponsorship of the AFOA event, including the great participation of delegates, speakers, and presenters alike before covering the rewarding elements of partnership and financial literacy. Natale […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 20181980 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Erinn Monture – Founder of Edwadadrihwanokwa:k

NationTalk speaks with Erinn Monture, a Mohawk from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, who advocates for Indigenous cancer patients after surviving her own cancer journey. Erinn discusses the not-for-profit organization that she founded, Edwadadrihwanokwa:k, dedicated to raising Indigenous cancer awareness and assisting Indigenous cancer patients, and their families, with necessary supports and resources for their […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20182279 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Jean Paul (J.P.) Gladu, President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

NationTalk speaks with Jean Paul (J.P.) Gladu, President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB). Gladu discusses nominations, details, and criteria for the upcoming Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF) lifetime achievement award and national youth Aboriginal entrepreneur of the year award. For more information visit http://www.ccab.com

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 20182083 Views

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Category: PoliticsAudio

Terry Goodtrack MPA, B.Admin, CPA, CGA, CAFM, CAPA, C.Dir President & CEO, AFOA Canada

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Summit in Vancouver speaks with Terry Goodtrack who discusses AFOA Canada’s upcoming national conference held at the Shaw Centre October 2-4, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario. The 19th Annual Conference will focus on Human Capital – Balancing Indigenous Culture and Creativity with Modern Workplaces. For […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20182382 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Chief Duke Peltier of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

In celebration of our recent National Indigenous History Month, Challenge4Change has launched a pilot program in Ontario to fundraise for the retention and growth of Indigenous Languages and Culture. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 20182445 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Eva Greyeyes, Actor, Indian Horse

NationTalk speaks with Eva Greyeyes about her positive experience with SHAD. SHAD produces leaders for Canada through its award-winning, life-changing, pan-Canadian enrichment platform for high school students. Every year, SHAD helps almost 1000 young Canadians tap into their full potential through an innovative month-long program at one of 16 partner university campuses. There, students apply […]

by pmnationtalk on June 25, 20182978 Views

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Category: BusinessAudio

President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) JP Gladu Joined NationTalk to Discuss Aboriginal Procurement

President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) JP Gladu joined Nationtalk to discuss Aboriginal Procurement. Aboriginal procurement is an important driver of economic reconciliation and development for Aboriginal communities due to the revenue procurement generates for Aboriginal businesses as well as the relationships formed through corporations and Governments establishing procurement agreements […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 20182605 Views

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Category: PoliticsAudio

Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare – M’Chigeeng First Nation

NationTalk Scene @ speaks with Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare – Anishinabek Nation – Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is running for Grand Council Chief and hales from the M’Chigeeng First Nation. Grand Council Chief discusses child welfare, education, community leadership, treaty land entitlement agreements and economic development to name a just a […]

by pmnationtalk on May 13, 20182473 Views

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Category: LawAudio

21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality, Author Bob Joseph

Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous Peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Since its creation in 1876, the Indian Act has shaped, controlled, and constrained the lives and opportunities of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 20183138 Views

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Category: IndigenousAudio

Chief Glenn Hudson – Peguis First Nation, Manitoba

NationTalk Scene speaks with Chief Glenn Hudson who discusses treaty land entitlements agreements, process and upcoming new projects that are repatriating Pequis lands.

by pmnationtalk on April 29, 20182593 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Hon David Zimmer, MPP Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

NationTalk Scene speaks with Honourable David Zimmer at the 10th Anniversary Event of the Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. The Minister discusses a new awareness of Indigenous issues and reconciliation that are now common knowledge in the mainstream.

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 20182649 Views

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Category: YouthAudio

Akeesha Footman, Education Outreach Coordinator, Indigenize Our Minds, Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Miigwanehsiik (Little Feather), aka Akeesha Footman is Marten Clan, and currently lives in Toronto. Her family roots are in Manitou Rapids, Treaty 3 Territory in Northwestern Ontario and Europe. She is a visual artist, jingle dress dancer, storyteller and proud Anishinaabe Oshkiniikwe. Akeesha is currently the Indigenize Our Minds Education Outreach Coordinator at the Native […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 20182444 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Joe Gallagher – CEO, First Nations Health Authority

NationTalk Scene @ at the Assembly of First Nations Health Transformation Summit in Toronto speaks with Joe Gallagher about the opportunity for decision makers to share, learn and discuss health and wellness for First Nations across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 20182952 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Pamela Therrien, Vice-President Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Pam Therrien, Vice President of the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, joins NationTalk to talk about the upcoming Procurement Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference taking place February 6th & 7th in Sudbury, Ontario. PEP is a tradeshow and conference held to help create ways to grow the Northern resource development and infrastructure sectors. PEP aims to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 20183169 Views

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Category: HealthAudio

Valerie Nicholson – Chair, Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, British Columbia

NationTalk speaks with Valerie Nicholson of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network discuss the issues regarding those who are unable to receive proper care. Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week happening across Canada from November 30th to December 6th, 2017. Please visit www.caan.ca High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 20173440 Views

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Category: GeneralText

CBC Radio Interview with NACCA CEO

During NACCA’s Annual General Meeting this past June, CEO Shannin Metatawabin was interviewed on CBC Radio in Edmonton. This seven-minute interview gives a brief review of NACCA and the AFI network across Canada.  He focuses on the importance, and positive economic impacts, of the AFI network, as well as a couple of the numerous entrepreneur […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 20173284 Views

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Category: BusinessAudio

Shannin Metatawabin, CEO National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association

NationTalk speaks with Shannin Metatawabin who discusses NACCA’s business case to support Indigenous entrepreneurs in growing their businesses. TD Economics has estimated that the Indigenous economy is expected to grow at a rate of 25% over 5 years. In order to meet this demand, NACCA is asking the federal government to support the Aboriginal Financial […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 20173356 Views

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Category: HealthAudio

Marion Crowe, CFNHM, CAFM founding Executive Director of the First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA)

On today’s edition of NationTalk we have Marion Crowe, CFNHM, CAFM founding Executive Director of the First Nations Health Managers Association. (FNHMA) Marion is a proud member of the Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan.  FNHMA is a national non-profit association offering certification and professional development opportunities for community health leaders. The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 20173497 Views

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