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Medicine for the resistance is a podcast hosted by an Anishnaabe kwe and an Afro mystic looking at life through #Black and #Indigenous eyes.

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    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

Medicine for the resistance is a podcast hosted by an Anishnaabe kwe and an Afro mystic looking at life through #Black and #Indigenous eyes.

Buy us some coffee https://ko-fi.com/medicinefortheresistance

    1492 Landback Lane and the colonial playbook with Dr. Robyn Bourgeois

    1492 Landback Lane and the colonial playbook with Dr. Robyn Bourgeois

    This episode was recorded on Thursday October 22 and begins with an update from journalist Karl Dockstader, friend of the podcast and co-host of One Dish One Mic on the iheart radio network. Karl has been providing on the ground coverage of the action at 1492 Landback Lane and you can find more information on that here: https://ca.gofundme.com/f/legal-fund-1492-land-back-lane

    We then talk with Dr. Robyn Bourgeois about how Indigenous resistance is connected across Canada in particular, but also the US, to the colonial project and how Black and Indigenous people are impacted.

    Transcript will be available at http://www.daanis.ca/blog

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Rejecting Purity and Claiming Bad Kin with Dr. Alexis Shotwell

    Rejecting Purity and Claiming Bad Kin with Dr. Alexis Shotwell

    Inside and outside the church we all have ideas about purity that drive our decisions and relationships. People are too radical, not radical enough. Their beliefs or goals don't align perfectly with ours. Our lives become more defined by what we don't do, where we can't shop, what we won't eat all in a quest for purity that we will never achieve.

    So how do we live with impurity?

    And how does that apply to our relatives, not only in the sense of family but more broadly. Who claims you? And what do you do about that.

    Alexis Shotwell, author of Against Purity and Knowing Otherwise joins us for a necessary, and welcome, conversation.

    Transcript will be at http://www.daanis.ca/blog

    • 58 min
    Learning and Burning with Joy Henderson

    Learning and Burning with Joy Henderson

    Joy Henderson returns to talk about education in the time of Covid. We also talk about the two-spirited character in Lovecraft Country and the importance of having relationships when you are learning.

    • 45 min
    Poetry as Resistance with Janet Marie Rogers

    Poetry as Resistance with Janet Marie Rogers

    The arts have always functioned as a means of resistance, a way of pushing back against established authority or traditions, challenging us to think and act in new ways.

    Janet Marie Rogers is a Mohawk poet currently living at the Six Nations Reserve outside Brantford Ontario. She is a writer and artist, the author of poetry including her most recent work, Ego of a Nation. Janet is currently the writer in residence at McMaster University.

    Transcription will be available ASAP. Check http://daanis.ca/blog/ for updates

    • 59 min
    The racist history of agriculture with Dr. Sarah Taber

    The racist history of agriculture with Dr. Sarah Taber

    In this episode we talk with Dr. Sarah Taber of the Farm to Taber podcast. She has worked in and studied trends in farming and agriculture across the US.

    transcript available here: http://daanis.ca/2020/09/28/the-truth-about-big-ag-with-dr-sarah-taber/

    • 53 min
    Possibilities, not policing with Robyn Maynard

    Possibilities, not policing with Robyn Maynard

    Robyn Maynard, author of Policing Black Lives, joins us for a conversation about policing. People are not just marginalize, they are pushed violently to the margins and policing is one way that this is done. With the release of prisoners because of the risk of Covid-19 in prisons, we are seeing a glimpse of what is possible. That we can truly imagine a world without policing.

    transcript with links to many of the things we talk about at:

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Xcreed121 ,

A good look at indigenous futures

This podcast is so genuine in its presentation and how the hosts talk about issues relating to indigenous and black peoples. It gives the listener hope that there will be a brighter future when outlooks don’t seem to say the same. I would highly recommend this podcast for a a good look at the future for the resistance.

Willowph ,

Practical & inspiring

I could listen to these folks all day; it’s so wonderful to hear their analysis of current events & how frankly they challenge supremacy culture.

Thank you for the quality content!!

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