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Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Rosanna Deerchild takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country.

Latest Episodes

FIRST WORDS: Why Amazing Race Canada winners want you to learn Indigenous languages

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis won the seventh season of Amazing Race Canada, and chose Team Ahkameyimok as their name during the competition. In this podcast exclusive, they explain the important role their languages play on and off reality TV.

19 MIN3 days ago
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FIRST WORDS: Why Amazing Race Canada winners want you to learn Indigenous languages

Unreserved at TIFF: Indigenous films, directors and #TaikaWatch2019

This week, Unreserved is at one of the biggest and most prestigious film festivals in the world: the Toronto International Film Festival! Follow along as Rosanna Deerchild tracks down a few of the 13 Indigenous filmmakers who are screening films this year â including an exhaustive search for the most sought-after, Maori director Taika Waititi. He's a busy man, but your favourite cousin is determined to find him.

49 MIN5 days ago
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Unreserved at TIFF: Indigenous films, directors and #TaikaWatch2019

Uncovering the complicated history of blankets in Indigenous communities

Blankets hold great cultural significance in many Indigenous communities. They were used in trade, given as gifts and even offered a way to record community history.

41 MIN1 weeks ago
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Uncovering the complicated history of blankets in Indigenous communities

Everything you need to know about Indigenous blankets in Canada

From the Hudson Bay point blankets, to button blankets, and star quilts, this week Unreserved is taking a look at the history of blankets in Indigenous communities. In this podcast exclusive, Elizabeth Kawenaa Montour from Library and Archives Canada leads us through that history.

7 MIN2 weeks ago
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Everything you need to know about Indigenous blankets in Canada

First Words: Diga speaks Tlicho

In this episode of First Words, Diga, the frontman of N.W.T.-based rock band Digawolf, shares some of his favourite words in Tlicho, including the names of his daughter and son.

6 MINJUL 9
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First Words: Diga speaks Tlicho

Where you can hear your favourite cousin this summer

Unreserved's podcast feed is taking a break for the summer â but you can still catch the show every Sunday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 1 p.m. on CBC Radio One.

3 MINJUL 3
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Where you can hear your favourite cousin this summer

FIRST WORDS: Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson speaks Anishinaabemowin

Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson is Anishinaabe from Red Lake Nation in northwestern Minnesota. She'll teach you a few words in her language, and the phrase for 'the leaves sound nice being blown by the wind' in Anishinaabemowin.

8 MINJUN 25
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FIRST WORDS: Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson speaks Anishinaabemowin

Becoming The Jerry Cans: From Legion cover band to ambassadors of Inuit culture

The Jerry Cans are now known for their eclectic sound that combines rock, folk, throat singing and singing in Inuktitut, but the group originally met at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit, and started off playing cover songs. Â

25 MINJUN 23
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Becoming The Jerry Cans: From Legion cover band to ambassadors of Inuit culture

FIRST WORDS: Elizabeth Wilson speaks Heiltsuk

Elizabeth Wilson teaches the Heiltsuk language, in this episode, she'll teach you the word for respect, and how to say thank you very much.

6 MINJUN 18
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FIRST WORDS: Elizabeth Wilson speaks Heiltsuk

Repatriation: Bringing ancestral artifacts and remains home

To repatriate something is to return it to its place of origin, to give it back to the nation and the people from which it came. This week on Unreserved, we explore how communities go about bringing items back to their home.

44 MINJUN 16
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Repatriation: Bringing ancestral artifacts and remains home

Latest Episodes

FIRST WORDS: Why Amazing Race Canada winners want you to learn Indigenous languages

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis won the seventh season of Amazing Race Canada, and chose Team Ahkameyimok as their name during the competition. In this podcast exclusive, they explain the important role their languages play on and off reality TV.

19 MIN3 days ago
Comments
FIRST WORDS: Why Amazing Race Canada winners want you to learn Indigenous languages

Unreserved at TIFF: Indigenous films, directors and #TaikaWatch2019

This week, Unreserved is at one of the biggest and most prestigious film festivals in the world: the Toronto International Film Festival! Follow along as Rosanna Deerchild tracks down a few of the 13 Indigenous filmmakers who are screening films this year â including an exhaustive search for the most sought-after, Maori director Taika Waititi. He's a busy man, but your favourite cousin is determined to find him.

49 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Unreserved at TIFF: Indigenous films, directors and #TaikaWatch2019

Uncovering the complicated history of blankets in Indigenous communities

Blankets hold great cultural significance in many Indigenous communities. They were used in trade, given as gifts and even offered a way to record community history.

41 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Uncovering the complicated history of blankets in Indigenous communities

Everything you need to know about Indigenous blankets in Canada

From the Hudson Bay point blankets, to button blankets, and star quilts, this week Unreserved is taking a look at the history of blankets in Indigenous communities. In this podcast exclusive, Elizabeth Kawenaa Montour from Library and Archives Canada leads us through that history.

7 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Everything you need to know about Indigenous blankets in Canada

First Words: Diga speaks Tlicho

In this episode of First Words, Diga, the frontman of N.W.T.-based rock band Digawolf, shares some of his favourite words in Tlicho, including the names of his daughter and son.

6 MINJUL 9
Comments
First Words: Diga speaks Tlicho

Where you can hear your favourite cousin this summer

Unreserved's podcast feed is taking a break for the summer â but you can still catch the show every Sunday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 1 p.m. on CBC Radio One.

3 MINJUL 3
Comments
Where you can hear your favourite cousin this summer

FIRST WORDS: Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson speaks Anishinaabemowin

Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson is Anishinaabe from Red Lake Nation in northwestern Minnesota. She'll teach you a few words in her language, and the phrase for 'the leaves sound nice being blown by the wind' in Anishinaabemowin.

8 MINJUN 25
Comments
FIRST WORDS: Ziibiins Alexandra Johnson speaks Anishinaabemowin

Becoming The Jerry Cans: From Legion cover band to ambassadors of Inuit culture

The Jerry Cans are now known for their eclectic sound that combines rock, folk, throat singing and singing in Inuktitut, but the group originally met at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit, and started off playing cover songs. Â

25 MINJUN 23
Comments
Becoming The Jerry Cans: From Legion cover band to ambassadors of Inuit culture

FIRST WORDS: Elizabeth Wilson speaks Heiltsuk

Elizabeth Wilson teaches the Heiltsuk language, in this episode, she'll teach you the word for respect, and how to say thank you very much.

6 MINJUN 18
Comments
FIRST WORDS: Elizabeth Wilson speaks Heiltsuk

Repatriation: Bringing ancestral artifacts and remains home

To repatriate something is to return it to its place of origin, to give it back to the nation and the people from which it came. This week on Unreserved, we explore how communities go about bringing items back to their home.

44 MINJUN 16
Comments
Repatriation: Bringing ancestral artifacts and remains home