Decolonizing the Airwaves: July 1st 7am to 7pm

CKUT is teaming up with the stations from across the country to host twelve hours of decolonization content this Canada day. On Monday, July 1st CKUT and a number of other campus-community radio stations across the country t host twelve hours of decolonization content this Canada day.

From 7am-7pm EST you will hear the voices from Indigenous, Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis and Inuits from coast to coast to coast airing music, spoken word, perspectives on decolonization and stories from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and residential school experiences. There will be documentaries from a project of the National Campus Community Radio Association called Resonating Reconciliation and was produced by aboriginal producers across the country. The project aims to address the legacy of Indian Residential Schools through community radio.

Tune in from 7am to 7pm to hear the following line-up!

7am – 8am, Host: Irkar, from CKUTs Native Solidarity news
Decolonization by Christian (bilingual)

8am – 9am, Host: Irkar
Truth & Reconciliation Commission Documentaries produced by Irkar, covering the Truth and Reconciliation event that happened here in Montreal, documenting the stories and hopes of survivors of Residential Schools.

You’ll also hear Nina Segalowitz and Joey Shaw from CKUT who produced a documentary talking to three Aboriginal artists about how Residential School experiences in their families have influenced them and their art.

9am-11am, Host: Luis of Latin Music Monday
Interviews & indigenous music from South America

11am – 12pm, Host: Tamara
Roundtable discussion and interviews about Kanesatake

12pm – 1pm, Hosts: Tim & Tim
Truth & Reconciliation Commission Documentaries about residential schools.

1pm -2pm, Hosts: Andre
Personal stories and speeches about the traumatic effect and influence of the Residential Schools, collected from Québec National Truth and Reconciliation Commission event.

2pm – 3pm, Hosts: Youth Radio Camp
Truth & Reconciliation Commission Documentaries on Residential schools and Decolonization.

3pm – 4pm, Host: David S. from CJSF at Simon Fraser University
From Idle No More to Indigenous Nationhood

4pm – 7pm, Host: Gunargie & Alnoor, COOP Radio in Vancouver
An eclectic mix of live interviews, discussions and storytelling with & by Indigenous Elders, Chiefs, Children, Politicians, Artists, Activists, Community Development Organizers, Allies & Supporters.

Tune into CKUT from 7am to 7pm in Montreal! The broadcast will be aired nationwide on other participating radio stations: CITR-Vancouver, COOP-Downtown Eastside, CJSF-Burnaby, CFRU-Guelph,

This is a project of the National Campus Community Radio Association & the Native Caucus.