Porcupine Podcast

Porcupine Podcast


Latest Episodes

The Importance of Treaty Land Entitlement for Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

Laren Bill, the Independent Chairperson at Implementation Monitoring Committee (tleimc.ca) discusses how he got into the field of treaty land entitlement and how important it is for reconciliation. He also discusses his role as the holder of the sacred...

Hip-Hop and Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

Rapper Crook The Kid, also known as Dylan Jones talks with Merrell-Ann and Michael about his music, music in general, and how it connects to reconciliation. He talks about growing up, writing down lyrics as a teenager,

Indigenous Law, Consent, and Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

Bruce McIvor, the Principal of First People’s Law sits down with Merrell-Ann and Michael to discuss different aspects of Indigenous law. They discuss questions like ‘what are the differences between a chief and a hereditary chief?

Sports and Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

In this episode, Patti-Kay Hamilton talks about how sports can affect reconciliation in Canada’s beautiful north. She shares personal experiences of competing and coaching in the Arctic Winter Games and her time working with CBC North.

Indigenous Economics and Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

How have economics affection Indigenous Canadians? How do you bring First Nation governments into the regional economy? These are just a few of the questions that Merrell-Ann and Michael ask André Le Dressay,

The Role of Indigenous Taxation in Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

Michael and Merrell-Ann sit down with Chief Commissioner Manny Jules from the First Nations Tax Commission to discuss how taxes play a role in reconciliation. Manny explains why he embraces the word “tax” and talks about how the Chinook word “taksis” d...

Water and Reconciliation – CWRA Live Taping
June 01, 2020

This special live-taped episode of Porcupine Podcast features water experts Eric-Lorne Blais, Kerry-Ann Charles, and Natasha Overduin. These three take on difficult questions about Water and Reconciliation in front of a live audience at the Canadian Wa...

Northern Reality and Reconciliation Part 2
June 01, 2020

Merrell-Ann and Michael continue their discussion about government to government reconciliation with former Premier of the Yukon and author of Hunting the Northern Character, Tony Penikett.

Northern Reality and Reconciliation Part 1
June 01, 2020

Today, author and former Premier of the Yukon Tony Penikett talks about reconciliation within and between governments. He discusses his new book, Hunting the Northern Character, and touches on where Canada's been, where it's going,

CLI Elders Discuss Reconciliation
June 01, 2020

Reconciliation isn't just about learning about each other's values because both cultures have values towards land, but it's also about sharing the wealth of the land, the resources of the land. In this episode Merrell-Ann and Michael discuss reconcilia...