The Makoons Media Group is proud to announce that Indian & Cowboy, the world’s only member supported Indigenous media platform, has entered into a news and media partnership with Twitter Canada effective Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Tanya Talaga has been a journalist for over 20 years. Currently a writer with the Toronto Star, her most recent in-depth journalistic endeavour is the book Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Truths in a Northern City. It details and chronicles the deaths of seven young Indigenous people in Thunder Bay – who became the subject of an inquest that uncovered a deep-seated problem of racism and systemic discrimination in a small Ontario city.
Hayden King reviews “The Reconciliation Manifesto” and tells us about the brilliant legacy Art Manuel has left us – grounded, meaningful political thought and actions that inspire generations of Indigenous Peoples working toward liberation.
In a precedent setting case, 21 First Nation communities have brought Canada & Ontario to court and are calling on them to live up to the 1850 Treaty.
Think Indigenous is presented in partnership with the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan, ITEP (Indian Teacher Education Program) and Indian & Cowboy. Each episode of the show features an educator, speaker or teacher presenting their ideas and best practices in Indigenous education.
Photobased Artist Joi T. Arcand digs deep into the debate around removing colonial signifiers in Indigenous Territory and instead imagines Indigenous Futures on that same land.
Chief Creative Producer, Ryan McMahon, had a chance to sit down with Podcast Playlist host, Lindsay Michael, to talk podcasting, Indigenous media & Indian & Cowboy’s efforts to support emerging Indigenous voices in media.
In this premiere episode of “Five Questions With…” our editor, Tara WIlliams sits down with Anishinaabe Legal Scholar, John Borrows. Borrows’ work provides future considerations on the collision between Canadian law and Indigenous law in an exploration of what “future Canada” might look like.