masinahikan iskwêwak – Book Women Podcast

masinahikan iskwêwak – Book Women Podcast
A podcast where three Métis aunties figure out how to publish, edit, and write Indigenous stories. This podcast is by and for Indigenous peoples who have an interest in editing, publishing, and writing Indigenous stories. The hope is to inspire Indigenous peoples to share their stories in whatever medium that they enjoy. Yes, storytelling occurs in a variety of mediums like: podcasting (naturally), burlesque, books, comics, social media, articles, listicles, video, music, and everything in between.

13: Métis Aunties Reflect
Oct 2, 2019 • 51 min
In our last episode for this season, we dive into our reflections of the project. Specifically, we discuss thoughts going forward, improvements, what we actually learned. We also discuss the importance of paying for work and acknowledge the information…
12: Storytelling and Cultural Protocol with Joshua Littlechild
Oct 2, 2019 • 76 min
Joshua Littlechild is a member of the Ermineskin Cree Nation at Maskwacis. His heritage is of Cree and Sioux ancestry. In this episode discuss Storytelling practices from different cultures and the Cultural Protocol that surrounds knowledge keeping and…
11: Academic Publishing and Editing with Chris Andersen
Sep 25, 2019 • 50 min
This episode we sit down with Dr. Chris Andersen, the current Dean of the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. We chat about publishing books and articles as an academic; what a career in the academy means for many first generation…
10: Burlesque Storytelling with Brittany Johnson
Sep 18, 2019 • 66 min
Our conversation this week is with Brittany Johnson, a Métis Ph.d student from the University of Alberta’s department of English and Film Studies. She also performs burlesque under the stage name of Fanny LuPhine; and we talk about the ways that burlesque…
9: Writing Poetry with Marilyn Dumont
Sep 9, 2019 • 44 min
This episode we got the chance to speak with Marilyn Dumont, a Cree/Métis poet from North Eastern Alberta. She has written many works, notably: A Really Good Brown Girl, The Pemmican Eaters, and That Tongued Belonging. Marilyn also teaches creative…
8: Norma Dunning on Writing Annie Muktuk and Other Stories
Aug 21, 2019 • 56 min
Here is our conversation with award-winning author Norma Dunning about her book Annie Muktuk and Other Stories Please note that this was our first time using Skype for recording, so we hope that the quality of the conversation can help to make up for the…
7: Podcasting with Métis in SPACE SPAce space
Aug 15, 2019 • 56 min
An Interview with Chelsea Vowel and Molly Swain, hosts of Métis in Space to chat about storytelling in the podcasting medium.
6: Predatory Publishing and Cultural Appropriation
Aug 9, 2019 • 44 min
What is predatory publishing and what does it have to do with cultural appropriation? It’s just us for this episode as we delve into this topic.
5: Illustrating Picture Books with Gabrielle LaMontagne
Aug 3, 2019 • 48 min
An Interview with Gabrielle La Montagne; She shares with us her newest project: A Michif picture book about Lac Ste. Anne.
4: Relating to Research with Paul Gareau
Jul 17, 2019 • 53 min
An interview with Paul Gareau about his experiences writing and editing in academia.
3: Writing Memoirs with Tammy Ball
Jul 9, 2019 • 50 min
An interview with Tammy Ball about the book she is currently writing which tells her story of growing up Métis in St. Ambroise, Manitoba.
2: Making Zines with Ambrose
Jul 1, 2019 • 55 min
An Interview with Ambrose Cardinal about his project Nanâtawihiwên, a zine dedicated to Indigenous healing centred around the Medicine Wheel.
1: Introducing the Book Women!
Jun 20, 2019 • 52 min
An introduction to Tanya Ball, Kayla Lar-son and Sheila Laroque; who discuss their publication and writing experience and what this podcast will be about.