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Native American Civil rights march, Order of Canada recipient Fred Carmichael: Bamoseda report

This week on Bamoseda: Friday, April 16

Bamoseda, hosted by Jennifer Ashawasegai, is an Aboriginal news magazine radio program, which features national Aboriginal news, current affairs, features on community and culture, spotlights on entertainment and a cross section of musical genres from very talented artists in the Aboriginal community.


In this weekend’s program, Bamoseda has news from every direction. Starting in Ontario, M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island is the latest to get the nod from the province for a small wind farm.

Climate change is a real issue for coastal communities because of erosion and recently, a new network has been formed on the east coast to address climate change and help communities prepare for the inevitable.

On the west coast, the city of Vancouver is hoping it’s new project will help bridge the gap between Aboriginal and immigrant communities. According to the city’s social planner, the two groups have not heard each other’s stories since around the time of the Great Depression. Through the project, the communities are hoping that will change.

In the Northwest Territories, meet the latest Aboriginal recipient of the Order of Canada, Fred Carmichael.

South of the border, a Native American Civil rights march is being organized. An organizer of the Native Blood Civil Rights March hopes the three-day event this August will draw more than a million people.

Click here to listen to the full feature.