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Bring Your Drum: Radio Documentary Explores 50 Years of Indigenous Protest Music

Writer, poet, radio broadcaster, and artist Janet Rogers has produced a new radio documentary exploring the sounds of Indigenous protest music that aired on CBC Radio’s Inside the Music.

A Mohawk from Six Nations, Janet is entrenched in Indigenous music culture.

Her weekly Indigenous music radio show “Native Waves” airs on CFUV in Victoria, she’s a regular columnist for BC Musician Magazine and her own work encompasses all media as a writer, performer and visual artist.

Her new radio documentary, Bring Your Drum, features an incredlibe lineup of interviews with:

John Trudell
Alanis Obomsawin
Taiaiake Alfred
Brian Wright McLeod
George Leach
Elaine Bomberry
Murray Porter
Swil Kanim
Savage Family

And protest songs by:

Floyd Redcrow Westerman
Buffy Sainte Marie
Peter Lafarge
Willie Dunn
Tru Rez Crew
7th Fire
Sherri Maracle
Lucie Idlout

The documentary aired July 3, 2011 on CBC Radio 2 – Inside the Music.

Listen to the full audio of the broadcast: Bring Your Drum [AUDIO]

1 Comment

  1. Maria Varela

    Would like to order a copy of Bring your Drum