Women's Memorial March, Newfoundland's new First Nation band, 'Borderlands and Bloodlines' book featured in this week's Bamoseda report - NEWS 95.7
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Women's Memorial March, Newfoundland's new First Nation band, 'Borderlands and Bloodlines' book featured in this week's Bamoseda report

This week on Bamoseda: Friday, Feb. 12

Bamoseda, hosted by Jennifer Ashawasegai, is an Aboriginal news magazine radio program, which features national Aboriginal news, current affairs, features on community and culture, spotlights on entertainment and a cross section of musical genres from very talented artists in the Aboriginal community.

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Love is something that automatically comes to mind on Valentine’s Day. And love and remembrance will be in the air on February 14 for thousands of marchers across the country. They will be participating in the 19th annual Women’s Memorial March, and Bamoseda will focus on the march happening in downtown Vancouver this weekend.

A new First Nation band is being formed in Newfoundland. Bamoseda will have details on the new Qalipu Mi’kmaq band. Staying on the east coast, a Mi’kmaq Economic Development Office on Cape Breton, is hoping a study will inject new life into established businesses as well as create new opportunities.

Nike is out with a new announcement. The company has released details on its commitment to increase access to sports in Aboriginal communities throughout the country. The more than 10-year program has expanded to Canada from south of the border.

Poet Gloria Alvernaz Mulcahy will talk about her new book, Borderlands and Bloodlines.

MUSIC:

O De’min Kwe Singers — “Strong Women Song” (CANCON)
Slidin’ Clyde Roulette Band — “Redman” (CANCON)
Shane Anthony Band — “Eucalyptus Tree” (CANCON)

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