Jul 11, 2023
How should young people be compensated for their time
and expertise? What constitutes fair remuneration? What challenges
do young people face when it comes to requesting
Bird digs into these questions as well as the hidden costs of
youth engagement that Indigenous young people often bear when they
The episode guests include:
Yesno - Former member of the Prime Minister's Youth
Council, Vanier Scholar, and former Student Trustee with the
Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board (Anishinaabe,
Eabametoong First Nation).
Formsma - CEO, National Association of Friendship Centres,
Board Member of the Indigenous Bar Association, and Advisor to the
Ontario Indigenous Youth Partnership Project.
Montour - Concordia University Young Alumni Council, McGill
University Faculty of Law - Faculty Council, (Kanien’kehá:ka from
Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake).
LaRose-Smith - President of the Provincial Métis Youth Council
& Former USask Student Union President (Métis).
- Tutchone Dunfield - Former member of the Provincial Youth
Council for Métis Nation of Alberta (Métis & Cree).
Baskatawang - Former member of Premier’s Council for Youth
Opportunities, Independent First Nations Youth Working Group, and
Ontario First Nations Young Peoples Council, and lawyer at OKT Law
(Anishinaabe, Whitesand First Nation).
- Elycia Monaghan - a Kitikmeot Inuk medical student at NOSM
University, and a former member of the Tree of Peace Friendship
Centre Youth Council.
See here for more on OCAP and a Livable Wage, both of which are
discussed in this episode.
Our theme music is from Minou-Pimatiswen by Nigel Irwin
and the Chippewa Travellers. Supplemental music provided by Nagamo
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A transcription of Episode 4 is available