Indigenous Media and Communications Policy

May 3rd 2021, 1:30pm-3:00pm ET


Indigenous Media and Communications Policy

May 3rd 2021, 1:30pm-3:00pm ET

Chair: Monique Manatch (Indigenous Culture and Media Innovations; Carleton University)
Format: Live

This panel will explore the following themes and questions:

  • Indigenous media digital initiatives: What initiatives are happening? What policies and initiatives (can) support such initiatives?
  • Indigenous data initiatives: What initiatives are happening? What policies and initiatives (can) support such initiatives?
  • Indigenous broadband (digital infrastructure) initiatives: What initiatives are happening? What policies and initiatives (can) support such initiatives?
  • What is an Indigenous platform? What role, if any, do non-Indigenous platforms have in supporting Indigenous media and voices?
  • What role can or should regulators play?
Participants/Presenters:
  • Jesse Wente (Indigenous Screen Office)
  • Gwen Phillips (BC First Nations’ Data Governance Initiative)
  • Rob McMahon (University of Alberta)
  • Dan Smoke (Smoke Signals, 94.9FM Radio Western)
  • Mary Lou Smoke (Smoke Signals, 94.9FM Radio Western)


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