The new CBC Podcast series Kuper Island tells
the story of four students: three who survived and one who didn't. They
attended one of Canada's most notorious residential schools — where
unsolved deaths, abuse and lies haunt the community and the survivors to
Kuper Island is an eight-episode series hosted by journalist Duncan McCue. You can find it on CBC Listen or wherever you get your podcasts.
To continue the conversation, Kuper Island
host McCue and producers Martha Troian and Jodie Martinson connected
with CBC Books to share some of the books that impacted them when
reflecting on and researching the residential school system.
John Christian Hopkins, a member of the Rhode Island Narragansett Indian Tribe, is a descendant of King Ninigret, patriarch of the tribe’s last hereditary royal family. Hopkins is a career journalist who has worked at newspapers across the U.S. and has been a nationally syndicated columnist for Gannett News Service. He and his wife Sararesa live on her Navajo reservation in Arizona.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 31, 2017) LINK Indigenous Native Poetry collection IN THE VEINS gives power to words Greenfield, Massachusetts  -- “These poet’s words jumped off the page and made their way under my skin, into the chambers of my heart ,” said Editor Patricia Busbee (Cherokee) who has edited the new Native prose and poetry book, IN THE VEINS (Vol. 4, ISBN: 978-0692832646, Publisher: Blue Hand Books, Massachusetts). In the Veins poetry anthology editor Patricia Busbee (adoptee, Cherokee mix) spoke with Dr. Dawn Karima (who also contributed stunning poetry to this book) about Native poetry and our history recently: LISTEN: http://talktainmentradio.com/podcasts/Conversation%20with%20Dawn%20Karima%20042417.mp3