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GroundWire | River Run, Indigenous Death in Detention, Equity and Media Literacy

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GroundWire | River Run, Indigenous Death in Detention, Equity and Media Literacy

GroundWire | June 6, 2016

This week GroundWire is produced at CILU FM, on Fort William First Nation's Annishinabe Traditional Territory, part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Thunder Bay Ontario.

Headlines:

Canada extends human rights to trans people while the media stays silent about arson to the only clinic that provides gender affirming surgeries in Canada | Lindsay Nixon, CKUT

Inquest determines police shooting of Jermaine Carby during a traffic stop was a homicide | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

NCRA releases a zine providing guidance for acknowledging First Nations territories | Ophira Horwitz, NCRA

Somali Communities respond to anti-black racism in Vice's "This is Dixon" | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

Features:

Grassy Narrows River Run, an arts based action demanding mercury be cleaned from the community's river | Mandy Hiscocks ,CFRU and Carly Forbes, GroundWire

Indigenous prisoner dies while incarcerated at the Winnipeg Remand Centre after being denied access to seizure medication | Stéphane Doucet , CKUW

Community Media Report:

Equity and media literacy at the Discoverability Summit - Gretchen King, CKUT

Hosts: Jayal Chung and Carly Forbes Music: Home to Me - N'we Jinan, Grassy Narrows Youth

Thank you to: Michael Welch and Catherine Fisher

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