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"Explorations in Unama'ki" - MEMBERTOU [PODCAST]

Information Morning Cape Breton:

"Explorations in Unama'ki" - MEMBERTOU

Nov 1, 2018

"Explorations in Unama'ki" is a series of conversations that aired on Information Morning Cape Breton during Mi'kmaw History Month, October 2018. We spent one day in each of Cape Breton's five First Nations communities, with a focus on being open to the stories people wanted to share. We came back with 67 interviews, and every one of those interviews is archived here, organized by community. MEMBERTOU 1. Band Councilor Graham Marshall talks about an upcoming career fair (Runs: 3:11) 2. Jeff Ward, Manager of Membertou Heritage Park talks about the historic apology made by the Church on Treaty Day, followed by an interview with Brian Dunn, Bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish. (Runs: 17:13) 3. Darren Googoo, Membertou's Director of Education, speaks about his role on the Provincial Advisory Council on Education. (Runs: 7:14) 4. Karina Matthews Denny, President of the Native Women's Group in Membertou, speaks about "Sisters in Spirit", a feast for Membertou community women (Runs: 5:47) 5. An update on the new bowling alley with Marcella Marshall, customer relations and events supervisor and Steven Oravecz, the Food and Beverage manager (Runs: 6:07) 6. Jeff Ward, Manager of Membertou Heritage Park on the origins of the hockey stick (Runs: 4:10) 7. Katherine Sorbey talks about being a resident elder at Membertou Heritage Park (Runs: 4:01) 8. Noah Matthews Cremo talks about his work with the Youth Council (Runs: 5:26) 9. Jeff Ward, Manager of Membertou Heritage Park speaks about artifacts at the centre including a birch bark canoe (Runs: 4:54) 10. Darren Googoo, Membertou's Director of Education, talks about progress made in education, attendance and graduation rates (Runs: 7:21) 11. Elder Katherine Sorbey describes the traditional art of making wooden flowers (Runs: 5:32) 12. Jeff Ward, Manager of Membertou Heritage Park on colours used in Mi'kmaq traditions and ceremonies (Runs: 3:36) 13. Graham Marshall speaks about taking on the role of band councilor (Runs: 6:29) 14. Ryan Gould, co-creator of the Membertou Men's Society shares the story of his life experience and how it helped him create a support group to help other single Dads and men struggling with addiction (Runs: 9:15)

Host: Steve Sutherland

SOURCE www.cbc.ca

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