URBAN NATIONS

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Proposed and hosted by Lachlan Madill, Urban Nations is a new program about Indigenous People who live or work in the Montreal area. The ten-episode series will feature inspiring individuals from different Indigenous nations who are doing something unique to maintain their culture along with their identity. Each person in the series explains their upbringing and how their culture helped shape who they are today. The show unveils how it is to be Indigenous and living or working in the Montreal area while keeping strong roots in one’s home community and traditions. Urban Nations will show the rich Indigenous cultures which have played an important part of Montreal’s history and will continue to be an important part of the city’s future. While educating people the show also hopes to dispel stereotypes and get people interested in Indigenous history.

Programmation de la semaine

Phillipe is a Mohawk from Kanesatake who is the Executive Director of Native Montreal. Growing up he was deeply affected by the Oka Crisis in 1990 which, according to him, was the beginning of an awareness of social injustice. Since then he’s been involved in activism, and outreach work. With Native Montreal, he’s now working to make sure Indigenous Peoples in the city are able to improve their lives and have equality.

Diffusion :

  • Samedi 18 novembre 2017 16:00
  • Dimanche 19 novembre 2017 09:00
  • Dimanche 19 novembre 2017 17:30
  • Mardi 21 novembre 2017 10:00

Carole Brazeau is from the Algonquin Nation of Kitigan Zibi in Quebec. With her work at the National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence, she’s an advocate for Indigenous Women’s Shelters across Canada from her office in Kahnawake. Her experience as a single mother shaped the work she does today. Making sure Indigenous Women have access to shelters and safety is part of her mission improving the quality of life for Indigenous families.

Diffusion :

  • Mardi 21 novembre 2017 19:00
  • Mercredi 22 novembre 2017 00:00
  • Mercredi 22 novembre 2017 05:30
  • Mercredi 22 novembre 2017 11:30
  • Jeudi 23 novembre 2017 05:00
  • Jeudi 23 novembre 2017 11:00
  • Jeudi 23 novembre 2017 17:00
  • Jeudi 23 novembre 2017 23:30
  • Vendredi 24 novembre 2017 13:30

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