Digital Resources

Podcasts

podcast all my relations

All My Relations

Hosted by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation), All My Relations invites guests to delve into a different topic facing Indigenous peoples today.

Indigenous Cultural Competency Early Years Podcast series

Indigenous Cultural Competency Early Years Podcast series

The Indigenous Cultural Competency Early Years Podcast series is intended to support individuals, child care centres and agencies that support Indigenous children and families and/or want to ensure they are respectfully weaving Indigenous ways of learning, knowing, being and doing into their programming.

Media Indigena

MediaINDIGENA

Hosted by Rick Harp, MediaINDIGENA is a roundtable podcast with a group of panellists who tackle weekly affairs in so-called Canada. The podcast draws in people of all backgrounds but appeals to those who enjoy a more academic look at things.

Nation to Nation

Nation to Nation

Hosted by Brett Forester, Nation to Nation takes a weekly look at the politics affecting Indigenous people in Canada.

Residential Schools Podcast

Residential Schools

Residential Schools is a three-part podcast series created by Historica Canada and hosted by Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais. It aims to commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools, and honour the stories of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Survivors, their families, and communities.

twisted histories podcast

Telling Our Twisted Histories

Telling our Twisted Histories is an 11-episode podcast series that reclaims Indigenous history by exploring 11 words whose meanings have been twisted by centuries of colonization.

The Kid Advocate

The Kid Advocate

The Kid Advocate is a podcast series hosted by SEMA’TSE Jordan where she talks about her experience in government care as well as topics such as the residential school system, intergenerational trauma, sexual abuse, and distance learning. SEMA’TSE Jordan is First Nations from Ahousaht (Nuu-chah-nulth), Nanaimo (Snuneymuxw) and Terrace (Nisga’a).

This Place Podcast

This Place

This Place, the bestselling graphic novel anthology that tells 150 years of Canadian history through Indigenous stories, is now available as a podcast by CBC Books. This Place features Indigenous creators — including David. A Robertson, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette and Brandon Mitchell — and incorporates elements of fantasy and magical realism to examine the 150-plus years of Canadian history since Confederation from an Indigenous perspective.

toasted sister podcast

Toasted Sister

Toasted Sister is a culinary and cuisine podcast focused on highlighting and promoting Indigenous cuisine and culture.

rosanna deerchild

Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild

Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Rosanna Deerchild takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country.

Warrior Life Podcast

Warrior Life

Warrior Life is a podcast that focuses on decolonizing our minds, bodies and spirits while educating and connecting a larger community.

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖏᑦ (Inuit Unikkaangit)

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖏᑦ (Inuit Unikkaangit)

Host and Archivist Mary Powder reunites Inuit with stories from CBC North’s vast Inuktitut language archives by replaying them for the descendants of the original storytellers, some of whom are hearing them for the very first time.

Videos

A Journey of Discovery, Truth and Reconciliation

Cecelia Reekie, a member of the Haisla First Nation, shares her very personal journey of adoption, reunion, learning and understanding residential schools and reconciliation.

A Mother’s Voice 

The history of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools and their legacy is seen through the eyes of a survivor (Lina Gallup) and her daughter (Holly Fortier).

APTN Lumi (Streaming app) 

Stream Indigenous-focused content made by, for and about Indigenous Peoples to your device anywhere and anytime. You can watch a wide variety of films, series, family-friendly shows, documentaries and digital musical performances. The app provides Indigenous storytellers and artists with a platform to reclaim and share their stories in innovative ways. You can access a 7-day free trial; no credit card and no commitment required. Once your free trial ends, access limited content with your free Basic membership, or become a Premium member for just $4.99/month.

Canada’s Dark Secret

This featured documentary by Al Jazeera sheds light on the residential school system and the deep trauma it has inflicted on survivors and their families.

Intergenerational Survivor and Healing

Having been a permanent ward of the Child Welfare system in Manitoba, Matthew Shorting shares Adverse Childhood experiences and how to heal from this while working through interpersonal conflicts in society.

Talking to Kids about Residential Schools

Best-selling author and speaker, Monique Gray Smith, shares tips on how to talk to kids about Residential Schools and how to prepare yourself to have these difficult conversations.

Resilience and the Power of One

Monique Gray-Smith talks about the Four Blankets of Resilience and the influence one person can have in fostering resilience.

A Truth to be Told

A Truth to be Told unravels stories buried deep under layers and layers of resiliency built by those directly impacted by the Sixties Scoop and the residential school system.

Canada’s Residential Schools

Dan Ming, Amanda Pisetzner, and Anya Zoledziowski discuss their experience reporting on Canada’s residential schools. 

Phone

Main:
604-544-1110

Toll-Free Foster Parent Line:
1-800-663-9999

Office hours: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday

Foster Parent Support Line (MCFD)​:
1-888-495-4440

Accessible weekdays from 4:00pm to 12:45am
Statutory Holidays & Weekends: 8:00am to 12:45am

EMERGENCY AFTER HOURS

Foster parents are encouraged to call this number in the event of an EMERGENCY or CRISIS occurring after regular office hours:

1-800-663-9122

REPORT CHILD ABUSE

If you think a child or youth under 19 years of age is being abused or neglected, you have the legal duty to report your concern to a child welfare worker. Phone 1 800 663-9122 at any time of the day or night. Visit the Government of BC website for more info.

address

BCFPA Provincial Office
Suite 208 - 20641 Logan Avenue
Langley, BC V3A 7R3

Email

contact us

Fill out our contact form...

Contact Us
Sending

Our work takes place on the traditional and unceded Coast Salish territories of the Kwantlen, Katzie, Matsqui and Semiahmoo First Nations. BCFPA is committed to reconciliation with all Indigenous communities, and creating a space where we listen, learn and grow together.

© 2021 BC Foster Parents. Site design by Mighty Sparrow Design.