Item ASC33164 - Our Native Land

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Our Native Land

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  • 1980 (Creation)

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1 audio file (31 min., 43 sec.) : WAV

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Item consists of an audio recording of a radio show hosted by Ernie and Johnny Yesno. It is called "Our Native Land" and the subtitle for this series is "Prison's Parole". The program leads in with a song by an unknown performer and a short introduction from Ernie for Johnny Yesno. Johnny Yesno gives and introduction to the topic of the program and each of the following speakers. The first is Norman Bighead of the Native Brotherhood, who speaks about the Native Brotherhood of Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert. The next speaker is Felix [de Joillet?], a Metis man of the Native Brotherhood who speaks on the Native concept of half-way houses. Then, Merve Aiken of the Native Brotherhood speaks on the topic of Parole and the Native. The last speaker is Bob [Shellifue?], who speaks on the reserve law system. His statement is transitioned into an unknown song, ending the segment. The next segment begins with a short introduction to the program by Ernie, and then an introduction to the topic of the MacKenzie pipeline and Native land rights by Johnny Yesno. This is followed by a statement from the James Wa'shi, President of the Indian Brotherhood of the Northwest Territories, and an interview with Stewart Hodgeson, Comissioner of the Northwest Territories, by Dwayne Erickson.

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Digital copy available. Contact for access.

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The audio recording cuts off abruptly.

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2013/07/22 J. Chojnacka. Created.
2021/12/21 KCP. Migrated to AtoM.

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