56 episodes

Join our host, Tchadas Leo as we explore all things Indigenous and First Nations! Our Native Land features fun interviews and compelling discussions about Indigenous and First Nations cuisine, culture, heritage, and more from Vancouver Island and around the world. Recorded at CHEK Studios in Victoria, BC, Tchadas is joined by guests of all backgrounds and professions for educational, emotional, and engaging conversations. If you are interested in being a guest on Our Native Land, please contact us!

Our Native Land CHEK Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 41 Ratings

Join our host, Tchadas Leo as we explore all things Indigenous and First Nations! Our Native Land features fun interviews and compelling discussions about Indigenous and First Nations cuisine, culture, heritage, and more from Vancouver Island and around the world. Recorded at CHEK Studios in Victoria, BC, Tchadas is joined by guests of all backgrounds and professions for educational, emotional, and engaging conversations. If you are interested in being a guest on Our Native Land, please contact us!

    Ep. 55: Hockey Talk with Jana Headrick

    Ep. 55: Hockey Talk with Jana Headrick

    Jana Headrick is an aspiring Indigenous women hockey player who’s goal is to make the sport more accessible to young Indigenous girls.

    • 21 min
    Ep.54: Indigenous Stories in the Media with Wawmeesh Hamilton

    Ep.54: Indigenous Stories in the Media with Wawmeesh Hamilton

    Wawmeesh Hamilton is an award winning associate producer with CBC Vancouver. He produces the nationally syndicated column Urban Nations: stories about urban Indigenous people across Canada. His work about Indigenous people and reconciliation has also been published on CBC Radio, CBC Online and CBC Indigenous. His radio documentary Not Alone won the 2020 Jack Webster Award for best feature and enterprise reporting. Wawmeesh graduated from the UBC Graduate School of Journalism in 2016. He lives in Vancouver and is a member of the Hupacasath First Nation in Port Alberni, B.C.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 53: Being Métis with Kiara Collinge

    Ep. 53: Being Métis with Kiara Collinge

    Kiara is my new friend at BCIT. She has recently discovered her Indigenous Métis background. Noticeably a lighter skin complexion, she talks about her struggles with identity and her journey with her cultural identity.

    • 22 min
    Ep. 52: Skwachays Lodge Aboriginal Hotel and Gallery

    Ep. 52: Skwachays Lodge Aboriginal Hotel and Gallery

    Have you ever stayed at an Indigenous Hotel? Tchadas spends some time with Guest Experience and Culture Liaison Lead Caroline Phelps from the Skwachays Lodge. Did you know that the hotel has an Indigenous artist in residence?!

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    • 22 min
    Ep. 51: Chief Marilyn Sleet/Kirby Oil Spill

    Ep. 51: Chief Marilyn Sleet/Kirby Oil Spill

    It has now been 5 years since the Kirby Oil Spill washed into northern BC waters destroying the way of life for the Heiltsuk First Nation and the surrounding communities. Tchadas spends some time with Chief Marilyn to understand the environmental impact this spill has caused.

    Facebook & Instagram: @ournativelandpodcast
    Twitter: @TchadasLeoCHEK
    TikTok: @ournativeland
    Site: www.cheknews.ca/onl
    Email: ournativelandpodcast@gmail.com

    • 22 min
    Ep. 50: Reciprocity for the Future

    Ep. 50: Reciprocity for the Future

    Reciprocity is the product of hundreds of conversations over coffee, bannock, moose stew and jarred salmon. What if we could decolonize our backyards, and our futures, together? Tchadas talks to Reciprocity team members Sarah Reid and Naomi Devine to find out what this non profit project is all about!

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Hentai420/69 ,

Tchadas

Homie got mad swag

ccvic2021 ,

Great podcast

Tchadas is a great host. He always has fantastic guests, and brings a sense of light hearted ness and fun that we all need more of. Highly recommended.

skrsays ,

🧡

Tchadas is such a fun, intuitive and talented host who brings in awesome guests. Love this podcast!

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