- 3 May 1980
Part of Michael Posluns fonds
Item consists of an audio recording of the radio show, "Our Native Land", hosted by Bernelda Wheeler. It opens with a series of sound bites from Chuck Trimble, of the National Congress of American Indians; Joe Dionne, president of the Indian Association of Alberta; and Noel Starblanket, president of the National Indian Brotherhood, on the theme of self-government. This is followed by a news report presented by Bernelda Wheeler on National Congress of American Indians, which includes statements on self-government from Jessica Macuo and Noel Starblanket, both of the National Indian Brotherhood. This is followed by interviews with Robert Manuel of British Columbia, Arnold Goodleaf of the National Indian Brotherhood, Joe Dionne of Alberta, Doug Cuthand of Saskatchewan, and Francois Paulette, giving a provincial perspective on the idea. The program ends with a summary of the concept of Indian self-government from George Manuel, the head of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs, several sound bites on the theme from unidentified sources, and a program sign off from Bernelda Wheeler.