At the Edge of Canada: Indigenous Research presents interviews with researchers about their work with Aboriginal peoples. The objective is to assist people in better understanding Indigenous people, our issues and the often asked Google term “what is aboriginal.” It is originally produced as a radio broadcast on UMFM 101.5 FM in Winnipeg Manitoba and hosted by Dr Robert-Falcon Ouellette while working at University of Manitoba. He is now an Member of Parliament in Ottawa. Ekosani.
Summary: In this radio documentary, the topic of
discussion is gender roles and gender identity in First Nations Education:
past, present, and future. After examining the traditional context of gender
role education, challenges and barriers to Aboriginal education are discussed
more thoroughly. There is a brief exploration of these challenges through the
selected music tracks and poetry. We thank the participants for their time and
patience in preparing this radio documentary.
Interviews with: Dr. Kim Anderson, Dr. Robert Falcon
Ouellette, and Dr. Niigaan Sinclair
Production Team: Kevin Morall, Derek Barnett, Jason Neufeld,
Music by: Tribe Called Red featuring Northern Voice
"Sisters"; Buffy Sainte-Marie "Eagle Man / Changing Woman";
A Tribe Called Red "The Road"
Poetry by: Comaka "The Heart Beat" & Stephen
John Marshall "The Traditional Knowledge"