Speeches

Spoken Word defence of The Orenda on Canada Reads

This year I'm defending The Orenda on Canada Reads. I opened with a spoken word defence. Check it out here...

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Remarks on Bill C-428

Boozhoo ndinawemaaganag. Wabanakwut ndigo. Kwekwekipiness minawaa Ozowaabiitang ndizhinikaaz. Pizhiw ndoodem. Kaakakgiiwaatisoonigaming ndonjii. Nichiibiy midew. Ndanishinaabew. Shabashkaa'ininiwag izhinikaazowag ndinawemaaganag. Tobasonakwutiban gii-izhinkaazo ndehdehiban. Wabanakwut izhinkaazo minawaa nimishomisiban. Gii okijidaag ogowe gichi anishinaabeg. Wiinge nitaa gaa soongide'ewaad ogowe ininibanig. Gaa nibwaakaawaad minawaa. Ni gii miinigoog Anishinaabe pimadiziwin. Ndehdehiban ningii anishinaabemonotawigoog. Ogowe gichi anishinaabek ningii gikino'amawigoog Anishinaabe inaakonigewin. Gegit...

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Inclusion Works ’12 Keynote Address

Click on the "Read more" link below to watch the video of the Keynote address I delivered to the 2012 Inclusion Works conference in Edmonton recently. I spoke about why Aboriginal inclusion should be about so much more than just meeting quotas, but rather a source for adding value to a corporation... backed by a very personal story from my time at the CBC. Here's a brief excerpt: "Inclusion today is an investment that will pay dividends in the innovations of tomorrow" Miigwetch to Sarah Yankoo for the transcription!

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