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Being Indigenous is more than just genealogy. Here Lorralene Whiteye from the Ojibway Nation checks her hair in a mirror before the start of a healing ceremony, held by Toronto Indigenous Harm Reduction, to commemorate the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 8

Stolen identities: What does it mean to be Indigenous? Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 8

COVID-19 has laid bare how migrant workers in Canada are treated. (Tim Mossholder/Unsplash)

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 4

How we treat migrant workers who put food on our tables: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 4

For much of its history Canada has encouraged people to come and work in this country. However, racialized migrant workers often face an immigration system designed to leave them powerless.
Whether they breastfeed or use formula, food insecure mothers are struggling to feed their babies. (Hessam Nabavi/Unsplash)

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 12

Why are babies going hungry in a food-rich nation like Canada?

With the high cost of infant formula, food-insecure mothers who cannot breastfeed are struggling to feed their babies.
State surveillance has a big impact on the way RCMP treat Indigenous land defenders. Listen to our podcast for more info. Here, RCMP officers walk toward an anti-logging blockade in Caycuse, B.C., in May. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jen Osborne

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 10

Intense police surveillance for Indigenous land defenders

In recent years, Indigenous land defenders have lived under increasing police and state surveillance while far-right, conspiratorial movements have not.
Scholar Cheryl Thompson discusses racist stereotypes, including the words used by comedians like Dave Chappelle, pictured here, in Toronto, in 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 1

What’s in a word? How to confront 150 years of racial stereotypes: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 1

In this episode of Don’t Call Me Resilient, host Vinita Srivastava and scholar Cheryl Thompson dive into the meaning of the n-word and the 150 years of racism embedded in it.
Russia threatened to withdraw from the International Space Station over sanctions imposed on the country following its invasion of Ukraine. 3Dsculptor via Shutterstock

The Conversation Weekly

Ukraine invasion threatens international collaboration in space and shows how power structures are changing – podcast

Listen to two space experts discuss how the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens international collaboration in space on The Conversation Weekly podcast.
People in the Kalash valley in Pakistan during the Joshi festival. thsulemani/Shutterstock

The Conversation Weekly

How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

From the archive: researchers visited the remote Kalash valleys to investigate how the concept of ‘happy’ and ‘sad’ music differs across cultures. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Protesters at Liberty Park on Oct. 16, 2011, Day 31 of Occupy Wall Street in New York. David Shankbone/The Occupy Wall Street Creative Commons Project

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 2

How to deal with the pain of racism — and become a better advocate: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 2

The writer and zen priest Reverend angel Kyodo williams speaks about the pain of racism, how she uses meditation to combat it — and become a stronger anti-racist activist in America today.
In this episode, Roberta Timothy talks about her new international health project, Black Health Matters, and explains why racial justice is a public health issue. In this photo, Dr. Janice Bacon, a primary care physician with Central Mississippi Health Services, gives Jeremiah Young, 11, a physical exam. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 5

Black health matters: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 5

When COVID-19 first appeared, some called it the great equalizer. But the facts quickly revealed a grim reality: COVID-19 disproportionately impacts racialized communities.

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