Video

Aboriginal Radio Waves Part I

Aboriginal Film & Video Art Alliance of Ontario

1996, 16:00 minutes, colour, English/Cree

TAPECODE 2034.01

Community radio programming has been introduced in central and southern Ontario only within the last couple of years. Although further north, communities have had access to this technology since the early seventies, the community radio program is very important in establishing community awareness in local and national news, cultural programming, language, local talent and various other activities.
The first video of a two part series created by Anishnabe Videographer Joe Beardy and trainee Darlene Naponse, it is an outline on community radio.
Through interviews and visuals, the first ten minutes describe the importance of community radio, the tradition and culture surrounding community radio, the basic philosophy, community development, healing and exploration into technology.
The video shares with you the voices of station managers, volunteers, dj's and community members.
"Right now we feel community radio is one of those very oral traditions, a long time ago, the Council, communities and the Elders gathered at a meeting place to share ideas, to exchange information, and to look where the community is going, so using modern technology such as radio, rather than bringing the people to you, you can bring the message to the people." - Cecil Issacs, Walpole Island First Nation

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