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Still Here Still Healing

Still Here Still Healing

By Jade Roberts
A podcast that brings awareness to the history and lasting impacts of residential schools as well as the ongoing impacts of colonization. Listen to stories from residential school survivors and learn from discussions with Indigenous youth about topics such as culture, language, identity, and community.
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Episode 1: Mary's Story

Still Here Still Healing

Episode 9: SPECIAL - Bring Them Home feat. Averie Allard
In this episode, I discuss what Indigenous communities are currently facing in regards to searching former residential school sites to uncover remains and unmarked graves. I talk about my own reaction and my experience being at home when the search in my community started. I also chat with Averie Allard about her walk for Legacy of Hope. 
July 29, 2021
Episode 8: SJ Okemow
In this episode, I speak with SJ Okemow. She is a Cree medical illustrator and PhD student based in Toronto. Her work is focused on cellular animations that enable us to learn about our bodies, and thus our connection to the world around us. In this episode we chat about her career, her studies, a bit about medical racism, some of the projects she has worked on, as well as her connection to culture.  This episode was created in partnership with Create to Learn, a TakingITGlobal Program. @create2learn  @vernacularstudios @biocommhive @stillhere.stillhealing.podcast 
April 9, 2021
Episode 7: Casey Desjarlais & Dakota Bear
Join me on this conversation with Warrior Entrepreneurs Casey & Dakota. We talk about their Create to Learn Series, their business Decolonial Clothing Co., Indigenous parenting & intergenerational trauma, as well as activism and resistance to colonialism.  Websites:  Decolonize your feed: @decolonialclothingco @casey.desjarlais @dakotabearofficial @braidedwarriors @pam_palmater @tinyhousewarriors @kanahus.tattoos @wetsuweten_checkpoint This episode was produced in partnership with Create to Learn, a TakingITGlobal program.  @create2learn
March 19, 2021
Episode 6: Hal Cameron
In this episode I speak with Hal Cameron. We talk about his video series for the Create to Learn program, his sources of inspiration for his artwork, and his journey as a Cree language learner. We also discuss the topic of Indigenous languages being taught in Western education systems.  Find Hal and check out his artwork on instagram @creeativeartwork This episode was produced in partnership with Create to Learn, a TakingITGlobal program.  @create2learn 
March 5, 2021
Episode 5: Tracie & Alicia - Founders of Waanishka & The Comeback Society
In this episode, I chat with Tracie Leost and Alicia Morrow - both are doing incredible work in Treaty 4 Territory. Tracie is the founder of Waanishka Movement Inc., and Alicia is the founder of The Comeback Society. Take a listen to our conversations about how we bring our culture into the work we do in our communities.    @waanishka @tracieleost @thecomebacksociety @leeshmorrow
January 31, 2021
Episode 4: PART ONE - Caroline's Story
In part one of this episode, Caroline Ratt-Misponas from Pinehouse Lake, Saskatchewan shares her story as a residential school survivor, her son Regan also joins in and asks questions as she shares her experiences. She discusses how she copes with the trauma, and gives advice to other survivors that may be struggling.
November 30, 2020
Episode 4: PART TWO - Regan & Mama
In part two of this episode, Regan Ratt-Misponas sits with his mom and discusses some of the things that have affected him as an intergenerational residential school survivor. Regan also discusses some of the important work he does within the communities he's apart of, and provides some advice for Indigenous youth.
November 30, 2020
Episode 3: Donna's Story
In this third episode of season 2, I talked with residential school survivor, Donna Pelly and her son Dallas Pelly. They shared stories about their families intergenerational trauma and intergenerational healing.
October 30, 2020
Episode 2: Ivy Richardson - Red Girl Rising & Team 700
In this episode I chatted with Ivy Richardson, founder of Red Girl Rising and head coach of Team 700. She discusses the importance of health and wellness in community and her experiences working with Indigenous youth in the boxing ring.    Find more info about this episode:  @ivyrichardson @team700bc @jaderrr94
August 30, 2020
Episode 1: Tristen Durocher & Walking With Our Angels
In this episode I speak with Tristen Durocher who is a youth from Northern Saskatchewan leading a walk from La Ronge, SK to Regina, SK to oppose the governments decision to vote against a bill for a suicide prevention plan.
July 24, 2020
Episode 7: Year 1 Recap
Still Here Still Healing turns 1! In this episode I pay tribute to the residential school survivors that trusted me with their stories. I discuss the ups and downs of my first year as a podcaster, and share the plans for what's next.
April 28, 2020
Episode 6: Zach & Jade Make A Podcast
What happens when a Cree and a Nigerian start dating? A lot of culture exchange, learning, and interesting conversations. What happens when we get bored during Covid19? We record a podcast episode! My partner Zach shares what it's like to be an immigrant in Canada and why he thinks it's important to learn about Indigenous culture and history.
April 17, 2020
Episode 5: Louise's Story
Louise Halfe is an award-winning Cree author from Saskatoon. She attended Blue Quills Residential School in Alberta, on this episode she speaks about her experience there, the trauma she has faced as a result, as well as the healing that has taken place in her life.
December 9, 2019
Special: The Orange Shirt Episode
September 26, 2019
Episode 3: Marlene's Story
Marlene is from Flying Dust First Nation and attended residential school in Beauval, SK. She has experienced trauma during her time at school, but she has overcome many obstacles which have led her to a path of healing, helping others, and advocating for youth.
June 30, 2019
Episode 2: Frank's Story
Frank is from La Ronge, Saskatchewan and attended the Timber Bay residential school. Listen to his story of survival and how he dealt with his past issues with addiction, religion, and intergenerational trauma.
May 12, 2019
Episode 1: Mary's Story
Mary is an 80 year old woman from Ontario, living in Saskatchewan with her grand-daughter. Listen to Mary's stories of survival and how her grand-daughter helped her get back to their roots.
April 28, 2019
Episode 0: The Intro
April 28, 2019