48 episodes

Oki! Welcome to the fox den, I'm your host Andrea True Joy Fox, a Blackfoot woman, teacher, and artist. Join me on this colourful journey of learning where conversations with inspirational leaders share their gifts, teachings and stories with the world. ••SEASON 3 Motherhood Series•• is Live! Recorded in Blackfoot Territory 👣Host: Andrea True Joy FoxProducer: Andrea True Joy Fox Co-Producer: Javier Rodriguez Editor: Javier Rodriguez

Talks With A Fox Podcast Andrea True Joy Fox

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Oki! Welcome to the fox den, I'm your host Andrea True Joy Fox, a Blackfoot woman, teacher, and artist. Join me on this colourful journey of learning where conversations with inspirational leaders share their gifts, teachings and stories with the world. ••SEASON 3 Motherhood Series•• is Live! Recorded in Blackfoot Territory 👣Host: Andrea True Joy FoxProducer: Andrea True Joy Fox Co-Producer: Javier Rodriguez Editor: Javier Rodriguez

    Motherhood Series: Camie Goldhammer PT. 1

    Motherhood Series: Camie Goldhammer PT. 1

    🪶 We are so excited to share this conversation with Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC (Sisíthuŋwaŋ-Waȟpéthuŋwaŋ Oyáte) a Clinical Social Worker, Lactation Consultant and Full Spectrum Indigenous Doula.
    🪶 Camie is the founder and chair of the Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington. She is also a founding mother and President Elect of the National Association of Professional and Peer Lactation Supporters of Color. 
    🪶 She is now putting all of her effort into a new non-profit called Hummingbird Indigenous Family Services of which Hummingbird Indigenous Doulas is a foundational program. She is a National leader on topics of racial equity and first food justice. She lives in South Seattle with her husband Eric and two daughters Dylan (12) and JoJo (9) and bougie rez dog, Memphis. 
    ✨ Enjoy! 
    To learn more about Hummingbird Indigenous Family Services & Hummingbird Indigenous Doulas visit:

    https://www.hummingbird-ifs.org/
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    • 32 min
    Motherhood Series: Isabel Healy

    Motherhood Series: Isabel Healy

    ✨ Welcoming in the new year with strong Blackfoot Matriarch, Isabel Healy! 
    🪶 In this special conversation with Isabel, listeners will enjoy hearing about her love for beading, working hard, raising her children, and learning about her culture! 
    🪶 Isabel grew up in the Kainai Blood Tribe, part of the Blackfoot Confederacy, where she learned her first language, Blackfoot and all about her culture. 
    🪶 She is a gifted artist with all the beadwork she does and all the regalia and moccasins she makes. 
    🤎 It is such an honour that my grandmother came onto the podcast to share her stories with everyone. I carry her Blackfoot name with great honour! 
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    • 32 min
    National Indigenous People's Day: Dr. Tyler White (Holy Eagle Shield)

    National Indigenous People's Day: Dr. Tyler White (Holy Eagle Shield)

    🪶In honour of National Indigenous People’s Month, we wanted to feature a special conversation that focuses on some big things happening in the Blackfoot territories that are connected to Indigenous Health and Wellness! Recorded live at the Annual Siksika Nation Health Fair on the Siksika Nation, we share this inspiring conversation with Chief Executive Officer for Siksika Health Services for 22+ years, Dr. Tyler White (Naa Taoyi Piita Wo Taan – “Holy Eagle Shield”).
    🪶Dr. White is a member of the Siksika First Nation who has worked extensively with all levels of government, frontline workers, and industry partners to enhance the coordination of health care and service delivery in Treaty 7 and beyond. 
    🪶Tyler is the President of the First Nations Health Consortium of Alberta, a member of the Alberta Human Trafficking Task Force committee, Co-Chair for the Alberta First Nations COVID-19 Vaccine Task Team, and was a significant, contributing member of the Alberta government’s Valuing Mental Health review committee, and Joint Action Health Plan for the Alberta Region. 
    🪶Tyler has most recently championed the signing of a Relationship Agreement and MOU with Alberta Health on Collaboration Respecting Access to Health Care.
    🪶Just as his personal motto states, “Building Teams, Creating Opportunities, and being Innovative”, Tyler is a leader who is helping to build a healthier future for Indigenous communities through innovation, cultural grounding and accessing a large supportive network.
    ⭐️It was so wonderful to catch up with my dear friend, Dr. Tyler White!
    🌿To learn more about Tyler and his amazing team’s work visit:
    https://siksikahealth.com/🧡If this episode made you reflect + relate + reimagine + smile, please share it with your circle so that others can enjoy this beautiful story.

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    Thank you for connecting with us and for being part of the Talks With A Fox Podcast family! We love to hear from you when you write a review AND when you leave a 5-star rating - you help us to continue creating meaningful content and provide a safe space for Indigenous voices and communities.

    Hand to Heart, 
    Andrea + Talks With A Fox Podcast Team 🦊

    Please check out the Talks With A Fox Podcast Patreon (see link below👇🏽) to find out how you can support the podcast! ❤️
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    • 26 min
    Motherhood Series: Dr. Cindy Blackstock

    Motherhood Series: Dr. Cindy Blackstock

    ✨Dr. Cindy Blackstock✨




    🪶In this conversation with Dr. Cindy Blackstock, we talk about childhood dreams, envisioning the powerful future of Indigenous children and their legacies, Spirit Bear, and stories of the places that are close to Cindy's heart. 


    🪶Cindy is a member of the Gitxsan First Nation, the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and a professor at McGill University’s School of Social Work. 


    🪶 Cindy is a recipient of the SSHRC Gold Medal, she was honoured to work with First Nations colleagues on a successful human rights challenge to Canada’s inequitable provision of child and family services and failure to implement Jordan’s Principle. This hard-fought litigation has resulted in hundreds of thousands of services being provided to First Nations children, youth, and families. 


    🪶We are so delighted to bring this impactful and inspirational, heartwarming conversation to our dear listeners! 

    🧡We dedicate this episode to all Indigenous children, youth, and residential school survivors - those with us today, and those who have moved into the spirit world. 

    ⭐️ Special shout out to my dad, my hero, Gordon Alex Fox!


    🌿To learn more about Cindy's work and follow her journey, visit:


    •https://fncaringsociety.com/about


    •https://twitter.com/cblackst



    ✨If this episode made you reflect + relate + reimagine + smile, please share it with your circle so that others can enjoy this beautiful story.

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    Thank you for connecting with us and for being part of the Talks With A Fox Podcast family! We love to hear from you when you write a review AND when you leave a 5-star rating - you help us to continue creating meaningful content and provide a safe space for Indigenous voices and communities.

    Hand to Heart, 
    Andrea + Talks With A Fox Podcast Team 🦊

    Please check out the Talks With A Fox Podcast Patreon (see link below👇🏽) to find out how you can support the podcast! ❤️






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    • 48 min
    Motherhood Series: Katherena Vermette

    Motherhood Series: Katherena Vermette

    In this episode I chat with award winning, super cool, fun to hang out with inspirational author, writer, storyteller, Katherena Vermette. Katherena, a Red River Métis (Michif) writer from Treaty 1 territory, the heart of the Métis Nation. She has worked in poetry, novels, children’s literature, and film.
     
    Her first book, North End Love Songs, also her debut novel won the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry, and her debut novel, The Break, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction. Her most recent novel, The Strangers, is another must-read!

    I welcome our listeners to our conversation, as Katherena shares beautiful and intriguing stories about her life as a writer, mother, mentor and much more. It was truly an incredible experience to sit and share space with Katherena Vermette at the Banff Centre for Arts, in Blackfoot territory, where we met!

    To Learn more about Katherena's work visit: 
    https://katherenavermette.com/•  If this episode made you reflect + relate + reimagine + smile, please share it with your circle so that others can enjoy this beautiful story.
    Connect with Talks With A Fox Podcast Community at:
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    Thank you for connecting with us and for being part of the Talks With A Fox Podcast family! We love to hear from you when you write a review AND when you leave a 5-star rating - you help me to continue creating meaningful content and provide a safe space for Indigenous voices and communities.
    Hand to Heart, 
    Andrea + Talks With A Fox Podcast Team 🦊
    Please check out the Talks With A Fox Podcast Patreon (see link below👇🏽) to find out how you can support the podcast! ❤️

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    • 44 min
    Motherhood Series: Autumn EagleSpeaker

    Motherhood Series: Autumn EagleSpeaker

    Welcome to the Motherhood Series! I am so excited to share the first episode in our new Motherhood Series where I talk with Autumn EagleSpeaker!
     Autumn  is a member of the Kainai First Nation. She is from the All Short Peoples Clan and the Running Antelope Band.  Autumn was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and resides in Calgary. Autumn is the daughter of Diane EagleSpeaker and Michael Williams and is the grand daughter of the late Glen and Leona EagleSpeaker and Helen and Stanley Williams.
     Autumn is a Blackfoot/African American Renaissance Woman, Mother of six,Warrior, Lover of Indigeneity, Politics, Art, Books, She is a speaker, passionate volunteer and Creates events and opportunities for others.
    Autumn is also an entrepreneur designing her own line of jewelry Falling Leaves Designs. Autumn’s educational background at the University of Calgary focused on International Indigenous Studies and Political Science.
    Autumn (along with her sister Melrene) organizes the Authentically Indigenous Craft Show, a social enterprise that creates opportunity for local Indigenous artists, makers and creators through craft shows and events. Autumn is a Community leader, a Community activist organizer, and has sat on many Boards. Autumn was also one of the main organizers for Idle No More Calgary and is Autumn is also a recipient of the Canada 150 Senate Medal for her work for Outstanding Volunteerism, the Esquao Award for Community Service and the City of Calgary Youth Achievement Award (many moons ago).

    It is an honour to share my conversation with this amazing mama and hear all about her incredible journey!

    To learn more about the Authentically Indigenous Craft Show visit:
    ·IG:https://instagram.com/authenticallyindigenous?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
    ·Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/authenticallyindig/

    •  If this episode made you reflect + relate + reimagine + smile, please share it with your circle so that others can enjoy this beautiful story. 
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    Thank you for connecting with us and for being part of the Talks With A Fox Podcast family! We love to hear from you when you write a review AND when you leave a 5-star rating - you help me to continue creating meaningful content and provide a safe space for Indigenous voices and communities.
    Hand to Heart, 
    Andrea + Talks With A Fox Podcast Team 🦊
    Please check out the Talks With A Fox Podcast Patreon (see link below👇🏽) to find out how you can support the podcast! ❤️
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    • 39 min

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I totally recommend this podcast to folks who want to dig deeper into making their lives richer and those who are looking for authentic conversations around life, wellness, purpose, society and art.

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