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Air Date: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 10:00 PM
Jay Soule is a multidisciplinary artist known as “Chippewar” in the Indigenous community. His internationally-recognized work expresses much of the angst of today’s Indigenous population in Canada. Adopted at five years of age, Jay was taken from his birth mother and grew up outside his home community.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 10:30 PM
The ancient city of Palenque was once a hub of Mayan civilization. For centuries after its decline, it lay hidden under layers of tropical vegetation, until modern archaeologists peeled back the jungle to reveal it to the world in the last century. Today, Palenque is both an cultural centre and a sacred site.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 10:00 PM
Nakkita Trimble is the only tattoo artist from the Nisga’a Nation. Along with elders from her community, she hopes to revive the traditional process of tattooing known as gihlee’e. Ts’iksna’aḵs—the tattoos—were usually composed of crests, known as ayukws, and of adaawaḵs, which are stories, legends and history.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 10:30 PM
Marjorie Tahbone, an Alaskan artist of Inupiaq heritage, was first among the living women of her family to get her traditional chin tattoo. Because no one was practicing the tattooing art at the time, she had to get her markings from a non-Indigenous artist in Fairbanks.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 10:30 PM
Seattle-born artist Nahaan sees tattoo, like many other forms of artistic expression, as a political act and a form of resistance. This artist of mixed First Nations heritage draws on traditional teachings to create new work using modern and traditional methods alike.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 10:30 PM
Jordan Bennett is an artist of Mi’kmaq descent whose work blends pop culture and traditional teachings into work that connects the past, the present and the future.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 10:00 PM
Metis artist Amy Malbeuf’s insatiable appetite for new creative outlets has led her to work in many artistic fields, including traditional Indigenous tattooing.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 10:30 PM
Dion Kaszas is an artist and scholar of mixed heritage who feels a strong connection to his Interior Salish roots.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 10:00 PM
The Mentawai people inhabit a group of islands west of Sumatra, in Indonesia.      
Air Date: Thu, Dec 27, 2018 8:00 PM
POI E: The song behind our PRIDE is a story which brings to the screen, the life of Dalvanius Prime – a man who brought disco to Australia; the warmth of the Ngoi Pewhairangi, a community elder whose passion for indigenous Māori language; and the lives of the Patea Māori club, a traditional Māori […]
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