Anishinaabe truths told in podcast companion to Tanya Talaga’s ‘Spirit to Soar’ – CBC

Anishinaabe truths told in podcast companion to Tanya Talaga’s ‘Spirit to Soar’ – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202114 Views

Sep 14, 2021

Two new projects continue the work of Talaga’s 2017 bestseller Seven Fallen Feathers

In some ways, this story begins in 2011, when journalist Tanya Talaga first learned of seven First Nation students who went to Thunder Bay for high school and never came home.

In other ways, it begins with the Indian Act, the residential school system, the Sixties Scoop, Confederation, broken treaties and first contact.

Now Talaga’s truth-telling project, which previously inspired her first book and led to her being the the first Anishinaabe CBC Massey Lecturer, has grown to include a documentary and a limited-run podcast.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/anishinaabe-truths-told-in-podcast-companion-to-tanya-talaga-s-spirit-to-soar-1.6175492

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