Indigenous History Month Resources

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June 2022 marks the 12th National Indigenous History Month! During this month, take time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples across Canada.

There is no shortage of podcasts nowadays and the format lends itself spectacularly to storytelling. Below are just a few of the podcasts available for you to listen to.


All My Relations
A podcast from Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene where they explore what it means to be an Indigenous person and the different topics facing Indigenous people today.

Coffee With My Ma
A radical activist mother Kahentinetha Horn tells her daughter her stories of her very long adventurous life, always with the sense of humour that carried her through.

Finding Cleo
A CBC podcast about trying to find Cleo, a child taken by the welfare workers in the 70s and adopted in the U.S.

Indigenous 150+
Created by the Indigenous150+ Youth Ambassador program, over 40 episodes of conversations with knowledge keepers, community leaders, artists, and influencers.

A five-part podcast where David A. Robertson dives into his family's history and mysteries as he discovers and connects with his Cree identity.

Métis In Space
What happens when two Métis women, who happen to be sci-fi nerds, drink wine and deconstruct the science fiction genre from a decolonial lens?

Muddied Water
A CBC podcast that explores the history of the Métis people in Manitoba.

Pow Wow Life
Explore Indigenous cultures through the people and their stories!

Telling Our Twisted Histories
Words connect us. Words hurt us. Indigenous histories have been twisted by centuries of colonization. Host Kaniehti:io Horn brings us together to decolonize our minds– one word, one concept, one story at a time.

The Historical Natives
The tales of bone-chilling creatures from Indigenous peoples across North America.

The Red Nation
The Red Nation Podcast features discussions on Indigenous history, politics, and culture from a left perspective.

The Secret Life of Canada
A podcast about the country we know and the stories we don't.

The Truth Sharing Podcast
A series of episodes visit five Canadian communities to seek out voices who have experienced loss, and how they try to heal and shine a light on those trying to bring change after the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

This Place
Based on the acclaimed graphic novel anthology, This Place is a 10-part journey with host Rosanna Deerchild through 150 years of Indigenous resistance and resilience.

This Land
How a string of custody battles over Native children became a federal lawsuit that threatens everything from tribal sovereignty to civil rights.

Toasted Sister
Traditional indigenous foodways were lost, found, redefined, and modernized in the last few hundred years. Learn about Indigenous food with Indigenous chefs and foodies.

Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild
Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous voices – our cousins, our aunties, our elders, our heroes. Rosanna Deerchild guides us on the path to better understanding our shared story. Together, we learn and unlearn, laugh and become gentler in all our relations