EwB Funds Indigenous-Led Podcast Exploring Memories of First Nations Elders
To mark Canada's National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th, Education without Borders (EwB) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Vancouver Island radio station 100.7 The Raven to fund an Indigenous-led podcast titled “Remember.” The podcast explores the thoughts and memories of First Nations elders from the Vancouver Island and the surrounding areas.
The first episode "Exploring Elders Adeline Billows & Bill Blainey" was released today, and listeners can find the podcast online at The Raven’s official website and on all major podcast streaming services. Click here to listen on Spotify.
In this episode, original recordings featuring Adeline Billows and Bill Blainey are played with input and perspective on their stories provided by Podcast Host Tchadas Leo and team. Topics include both happy and unhappy times growing up on the reserve, traditions taught by parents, as well as speaking their mother tongue. Joining Host Tchadas Leo on this episode are guest hosts Malachi Joseph and Cassie Francis. Funding for this podcast is provided by Education without Borders, with a donation from Hammerco Lawyers LLP in memory of Mel Beaton, to contribute to a legacy of reconciliation and cultural education for the benefit of Canadian society.