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Warrior Kids Podcast

This is an Indigenous podcast for kids and families that celebrates everything Indigenous to inspire kids of all backgrounds to be warriors for social justice and earth justice and help make the world a better place!

Episodes

  • Truth and Reconciliation Day

    Sep 23 2021

    In Episode 4 of Season 3, we talk about the new national holiday in honour of Indigenous children who went to residential schools - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept.30. There are some difficult issues covered in this podcast, so parents and teachers should listen with children. Please join us every Wednesday as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what Warrior Kids are doing to make the world a better place! For more information about our po...more

  • Introducing Ernie and Peter

    May 19 2021

    In Episode 3 of Season 3, we share some changes in our Warrior Kids Podcast family - introducing Ernie the Bulldog and Peter the Boston Terrier! We also talk about the history and dogs and humans as companions and dealing with the loss of pets. Please join us every second Wednesday as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what Warrior Kids are doing to make the world a better place! For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https:...more

  • Cindy Blackstock Reads Spirit Bear's Story

    Apr 28 2021

    In Episode 2 of Season 3, we get to hear from Cindy Blackstock - a Gitxsan social worker, professor, children's advocate and author! She reads a very special story to us called: Spirit Bear and Children Make History which is based on a true story! The link to download the FREE book is here: https://fncaringsociety.com/publications/spirit-bear-and-children-make-history-PDF Here is the link to the FREE screening of the film: Spirit Bear and Children Make History: https://www.fncaringsociety.com/...more

  • Nancy MIke Reads Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull

    Apr 14 2021

    In Episode 1 of Season 3, we get to hear from Inuit artist, musician and author, Nancy Mike, who shares her Inuit culture and language through her stories. She reads her book - Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull - in her own language of Inuktitut and then again in English. The book was written by Nancy Mike, illustrated by Charlene Chua and published by Inhabit Media. Link to buy the book here: https://www.inhabitbooks.com/collections/al…n9781772271669 Please join us every second Wednesday as we t...more

  • Nancy Mike on Elisapee's Story

    Feb 25 2021

    In Episode 10 of Season 2, we get to hear from Inuit author, Nancy Mike, who shares her Inuit culture through her stories. She also reads an excerpt from her book - Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull - in her own language of Inuktitut. Please join us every Wednesday or so as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what warrior kids are doing to make the world a better place! For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https://www.warriorki...more

  • The Power of Art

    Feb 10 2021

    In Episode 9 of Season 2, we celebrate all the different kinds of art - including some of the art we received from Warrior Kids. We also talk about the power of art to help educate others and inspire people to take action to make the world a better place. Please join us every Wednesday or two as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what warrior kids are doing to make the world a better place! For more information about our podcast, you can check us out onlin...more

  • Warrior Kids Can Blog Too!

    Jan 27 2021

    In Episode 8 of Season 2, we talk about the different ways that Warrior Kids can exercise their voices on important issues from talking to artwork and even blogs!. This is a special episode recorded in partnership with Kids Listen weekly activity episodes! Please join us every Wednesday - sometimes every second Wednesday - as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what warrior kids are doing to make the world a better place! Here is the Kids Listen Activity pa...more

  • Ni'kmaq My Family

    Jan 13 2021

    In Episode 7 of Season 2, we celebrate all the different kinds of families. We also share some amazing news about Warrior Kids Podcast. Please join us every Wednesday as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what warrior kids are doing to make the world a better place! For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https://www.warriorkidspodcast.com Check out Warrior Kids Merch here: https://teespring.com/get-warrior-kids-podcast?tsm...more

  • The Boy and the Whale

    Nov 30 2020

    In Episode 6 of Season 2, we share a traditional Mi'kmaw story about a boy and a whale - a story told by Mi'kmaw elders for generations. The story is about Ni'kmaq, which means family. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other's stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at http://www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podc...more

  • Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 25 2020

    In Episode 5 of Season 2, we celebrate Native American Heritage Month! We talk about some of the terminology as well as highlight some amazing Native Americans from history and today! Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https://www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podc...more

  • Considerate Costumes for Halloween

    Oct 28 2020

    In Episode 4 of Season 2, we talk about some of the coolest Halloween costumes that we have seen over the years and how to ensure that we don’t use costumes that hurt peoples’ feelings. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https://www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this po...more

  • Running is Tradition

    Oct 14 2020

    In Episode 3 of Season 2, we talk about the beauty of the fall season and how running is good for your health. We also hear from Lakota runner - Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel - about how running is an important part of many native traditions and cultures. Link to Jordan Marie Daniel's website with lots of resources: https://www.jordanmariedaniel.com/ Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doin...more

  • Lacrosse: The Creator's Game

    Oct 08 2020

    In Episode 2 of Season 2, we learn about why the sport of Lacrosse is called The Creator's Game and why the sport is so important in Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) culture. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https//www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podcast, please check ...more

  • Orange Shirt Day

    Sep 30 2020

    In Episode 1 of Season 2, we talk about Orange Shirt Day - what it is and how it started as a way to honour all the Indigenous children who went to residential schools. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at https//www.warriorkidspodcast.com Check out Warrior Kids Merch here: https://warrior-li...more

  • Native Food

    Aug 12 2020

    In Episode 10, we talk about traditional native foods from all over Turtle Island. We also talk about the importance of food in native traditions. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podcast, please check out my Patreon account here...more

  • Water Is Life

    Jul 28 2020

    In Episode 9, we talk about how all living things on earth depend on water. We also talk about the important work that Indigenous water protectors do. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podcast, please check out my Patreon account ...more

  • Our Medicines

    Jul 21 2020

    In Episode 8, we talk about traditional Indigenous medicines and practices like smudging. I also share a special story about my granny. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podcast, please check out my Patreon account here: www.patre...more

  • Turtle Island

    Jul 05 2020

    In Episode 7, we talk about a very special place: Turtle Island. We also hear a tiny bit of the Anishinabek story about Turtle Island from Niigaan Sinclair - a well-known Anishinabek educator. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this pod...more

  • Trees Are Our Relatives

    May 27 2020

    In Episode 6, we talk about our very special relatives: trees! Trees are very important to our health and well-being on planet earth. Here is a FREE Mi'kmaw colouring book all about trees: http://wisqoq.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Black-Ash-Colouring-book.pdf Here is a FREE Mi'kmaw book all about the forest: http://dev.uinr.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/NIPUKT-WEB-1.pdf Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids ar...more

  • David Suzuki Loves Bugs?!

    May 20 2020

    In Episode 5, we get to talk to warrior scientist Dr. David Suzuki about how important it is to work together with Indigenous peoples to protect the health of all living things on the planet! United Nations World Bee Day https://www.un.org/en/observances/bee-day David Suzuki Foundation https://davidsuzuki.org/stories/ CBC's The Nature of Things https://www.cbc.ca/natureofthings/episodes/ Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about wha...more

  • Celia Wilson on Jingle Dress Dancing

    May 13 2020

    In Episode 4, we talk about native pow wows as an important part of celebrating native culture. We also get to learn about the meaning of the Jingle Dress Dance from Celia Wilson of St. Mary's First Nation in New Brunswick. Here are a few links to YouTube videos about pow wows: Women's Jingle Dress Pow Wow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iArcG-S3_QM Tiny Tots Pow Wow Dancers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUevIM7BCF8&t=4s Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous an...more

  • Cindy & Spirit Bear's Mission: All Kids Treated Fairly

    May 06 2020

    In Episode 3, we get to talk to one of my very favorite people - Dr. Cindy Blackstock! She works with a very famous teddy bear named Spirit Bear to make sure that governments treat all kids fairly. Here is the link to Spirit Bear's website where you can learn all about Spirit Bear and help him on his mission! https://fncaringsociety.com/SpiritBear Here is Spirit Bear's Calendar with fun activities for every month! https://fncaringsociety.com/sites/default/files/calendar_pdf_2.pdf And here is...more

  • What is Indigenous Identity?

    Apr 18 2020

    In Episode 2, we talk about Indigenous identity and all the different words used to describe native peoples, like Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit and Metis. Please join us every week as we talk about everything Indigenous and share each other’s stories about what warrior kids are doing to protect our peoples and the planet. For more information about our podcast, you can check us out online at www.warriorkidspodcast.com If you would like to support this podcast, please check out my Patreon ac...more

  • Welcome to Warrior Kids Podcast

    Apr 18 2020

    In Episode 1, we talk about what you can expect from our Warrior Kids Podcast. We are an interactive podcast that is a celebration of everything Indigenous! We want to share Indigenous cultures and values so that kids can learn about what it means to be strong, healthy and compassionate warriors for themselves, their families, their communities and Nations. This is a podcast for kids of all backgrounds! Our goal is to help educate Indigenous and non-Indigenous kids together, so they can help m...more