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"Explorations in Unama'ki" - WE'KOQMA'Q [PODCAST]

Information Morning Cape Breton:

"Explorations in Unama'ki" - WE'KOQMA'Q

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. WE'KOQMA'Q 1. Madonna Bernard, niece of "Seven" Bernard, the War Chief of the Warrior Society, speaks about her uncle's legacy after his recent death. (Runs: 6:56) 2. Susan Googoo, director of employment and training and project lead for Mi'kmaw cultural tourism talks about the Skye River Trail (Runs: 4:40) 3. Christian Phillips, deckhand on the Sulia'n, a fishing boat that went down in the Cabot Strait, talks about his rescue at sea (Runs: 7:13) 4. Rosie Sylliboy, General Manager of Mawita'mk, a group home for adults with disabilities talks about an expansion underway (Runs: 7:12) 5. Sheila Johnson, activities coordinator for Mawita'mk and Randy Marshall and Roddie Gould talk about some of the things they do in the programs. (Runs: 8:15) 6. Rod "Uncle" Phillips, industrial arts teacher at We'koqma'q Mi'kmaw School talks about making eel spears with his students (Runs: 5:07) 7. Residential school survivor Magit Poulette (Sylliboy) talks about making rag dolls at residential school to help her cope and her daughter Rosie Sylliboy talks about the legacy of residential school for their family (Runs: 15:14) 8. Susan Googoo, project lead for Mi'kmaw cultural tourism talks about Indigenous tourism (Runs: 5:25) 9. Residential school survivor Phyllis Googoo talks about "mothering" a family of ladybugs to help her cope with the separation from her family (Runs: 6:44) 10. Todd Googoo aka Shift From Tha 902 and Dillon Googoo aka Kloud 9 talk about their current projects (Runs: 9:04) 11. Steve Googoo, band councilor talks about the Youth Eagle Program along with members Owen Bernard and Rodney Martin-Googoo (Runs: 7:14) 12: Residential school survivor Phyllis Googoo talks about her role as Elder in Residence at We'koqma'q Mi'kmaw School (Runs: 5:42)

Host: Steve Sutherland

SOURCE www.cbc.ca

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