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Eddy Charlie is a residential school survivor from Kuper Island which is located off the east coast of Vancouver Island. Eddy has been talking about his experiences and stories on a national and international level and hopes to help others heal with him and educate people on Canada’s tragic past.
ONL is on a roll and back in studio with host Tchadas Leo. This week, Sage becomes the second in person guest on ONL and talks about the grass roots campaign that her and her family started back in 2011.
In this episode of ONL, Tchadas gets to be a part of a webinar focusing on the “Do’s and Don’ts” of using Indigenous Imagery, Art and Culture in business from a panel of Indigenous artists and entrepreneurs. Host: Julie Nolin. Panelists: Jaymie Campbell, Tchadas Leo, Merle Alexander and Keenan Bevis.
Hey ONL Fans! Tchadas is back on the Island and ready to rant off his gratitude for friends, family and the Island. Tchadas then talks about status cards and the 1 year anniversary of the 215 unmarked graves that were discovered in Kamloops.
This week on Our Native Land we talk to Elder Gerry Oleman, Host of Teachings In The Air, an Indigenous health and wellness podcast. Teachings in the Air aims to inspire, motivate, and empower Indigenous people to be sound in mind, body and spirit - because that's what healthy means.
DJ Burnt Bannock is Darcy's newest project which airs on APTN! Darcy is an Indigenous writer/producer/actor and runs through his already impressive career with host Tchadas Leo.
On this episode of ONL, we go down to South Dakota (virtually!) and we have a chat with Robyn who works with a Catholic school that uses horses to help Indigenous youth.
Welcome Adam Olsen to ONL! Adam Olsen (SȾHENEP) is the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saanich North and the Islands and member of the B.C. Green Caucus. Born in Victoria, BC, Adam has lived, worked and played his entire life on the Saanich Peninsula. He is a member of Tsartlip First Nation (W̱JOȽEȽP)
This week on the show we have the pleasure of talking to Pujjuut Kusugak. Pujjuut recently had the honour of doing colour commentary for the Beijing 2022 Olympics.
This week on Our Native Land, Wendy Proverbs comes on the show to discuss her book Aggie and Mudgy. The forced journey of two young girls to Resedential School is chilling, powerful and educational.
Keanu’s album that was discussed in episode 28 is now here! Join Tchadas as he asks Keanu more about his journey as an Indigenous artist on Vancouver Island.
This episode features advisor Zaa Joseph. Zaa works at the Indigenous Gathering Place at BCIT in Burnaby helping students in any supporting role that they need to excel in their studies and life in general.
Sakej returns to Our Native Land to talk about Survival Tips. This is great for anyone who wants to learn the basics of what it takes to survive out in the woods with minimal supplies.
Learn about the 1st Indigenous Theatre Festival on Vancouver Island! Tchadas is joined by Dan Puglas, Damon Mitchell, and Talela Manson where they talk about the festival and the plays within them. Tickets can be purchased here:
Tchadas welcomes a second-generation Indigenous clothing company based out of Nanaimo, BC. Sisters Sophia and Aunalee spend time talking about their incredible journey from a warehouse in Nanaimo to the a New York model runway.
Sonny Assu is a local Indigenous artist based out of Campbell River. Sonny Assu has had his artwork accepted into the National Gallery of Canada, Seattle Art Museum, Vancouver Art Gallery and much more other impressive intakes. Sonny has a chat with Tchadas about his recent pop-art, reconciliation and his motivation for success. Check out Sonny’s work at
Have you ever wanted to talk to a survivalist?! Tchadas spends some time with Indigenous Survivalist Sakej Ward. Stay warm and sheltered and check out this episode!
This week on Our Native Land, Tchadas talks to Patrice Mousseau, Owner and CEO of Satya Organic Skin care products. She is an Ojibwe women business owner with an inspirational journey on how she went from successful broadcaster to an entrepreneur.
Tchadas hangs out with a friend from high school to talk about his cultural healing path and recovering from drugs and alcohol.
Join Tchadas as he spends some time talking about mental health, smudging and some additional reflection on the past year of Our Native Land.
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Sammy Kent

This podcast is super relevant for learning all about issues facing Indigenous people in North America. It is super engaging and thoughtfully produced.

Oct 14th
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