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Red Man Laughing

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The Red Man Laughing Podcast features Anishinaabe/Metis comedian Ryan McMahon sitting down with some of the worlds leading Indigenous Ass-Kickers, Cultural leaders, artists, thinkers & do'ers in full length featured chats as they explore the good, th...Show More
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The Mourning Place

15:22 | Apr 16th

Yesterday's fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, in the heart of Paris, France, could be a moment of deep reflection, a moment that sparks hate and fury, or a moment to stand for something better.  This is a reflection on property and place, terra nulliu...Show More
The Northwest Kid

1:02:34 | Jan 3rd

Ryan sits down with The Northwest Kid (Craig Frank Edes) to dig into his new project, "Dozy & NWK." This episode of full of new music from NWK and the conversation is far reaching as they touch on creativity in the face of colonization, the failed st...Show More
Little Stories

1:03:41 | Nov 18th, 2018

We take you to the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival for the Indigenous Creatives in Podcasting panel featuring Tiio Horn (Coffee With My Ma), Connie Walker (Finding Cleo), and Jesse Brown (Canadaland).
Celery Not Salary

45:09 | Oct 24th, 2018

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we’re joined by Plains Cree/Nakota scholar, Mylan Tootoosis as he calls for all of us to take land back, plant gardens, and feed the people. This episode is co-produced in partnership with the Think Indigenous Conf...Show More
Food and Nationhood

59:09 | Sep 27th, 2018

In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan is joined by Dr. Joseph LeBlanc (Anishinaabe), and they talk food systems, food (in)security, and Indigenous Nationhood.
Red Man Laughing - Season 7 Announcement

03:30 | Jan 29th, 2018

In this episode of Red Man Laughing, details emerge about Red Man Laughing's seventh season and Ryan shares a little news about the podcast.
Red Man Laughing - Decolonization > Reconciliation

50:19 | Oct 17th, 2017

In the Season 6 finale of Red Man Laughing, Ryan replays his "12 Steps To Decolonization in Canada" mini-series with an accompanying "directors cut" and commentary on each of the pieces.
Red Man Laughing - Healing Is Beautiful W/Hovak Johnston

43:26 | Sep 24th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to Yellowknife during the Stories From The Land National Tour to share the stories of Hovak Johnston. Hovak is a multidisciplinary artist that has created the Inuit Tattoo Revitilization Project, a pro...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Next 150 (Kanata Pod)

54:53 | Jul 7th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to unceded Coast Salish Territory for the Kanata Festival and we share Ryan's conversation with Kanata Pod host, Lisa Girbav. They sit and chat about Canada 150, Canada 2167 and #thenext150. This is a M...Show More
Red Man Laughing - A Statement Of Facts For Canada

44:25 | May 22nd, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we argue strongly for the need for a statement of facts in Canada as it pertains to Indigenous Peoples in this country. In this first half of the show, Ryan lays out the argument that if we are going to move forwar...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Wild Rice Wars

50:08 | May 8th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to Anishinaabe Wild Rice harvester, James Whetung's manoomin camp to hear about his commitment to ricing, his inherent right to do so and we investigate the brewing conflict between Indigenous rights a...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Skoden Chronicles

1:09:47 | May 2nd, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan sits down with the gentlemen from, "The Skoden Chronicles," to talk decolonization, Indigenous masculinity, the trappings of art and community and more. Follow and subscribe to The Skoden Chronicles wherever ...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Canada 2167

26:10 | Apr 7th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing Ryan breaks some news on a few new projects in the works and he shares his first piece for VICE Canada, Canada 2167 - Indigenous Nationhood. We also hear a new track from Nehiyawak, an up and coming rock/blue band ...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Big Moccasins To Fill

54:11 | Feb 11th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we sit down with two artists on different journeys. In the first half of the show we sit down Anishinaabe musician/artist Dave Deleary, a well respected and long time member of the Indigenous entertainment scene. W...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Colonization Road Is Not A Metaphor

1:00:41 | Jan 26th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to the ROM to learn more about the contents of a sacred burial mound site at the foot of Colonization Road in Fort Frances/Couchiching FN. Then, we sit down and have a full length featured chat with Col...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Indigenous Stories Everywhere

52:24 | Jan 19th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to the Gichi Dewin Storytellers Festival in beautiful Wasaksing territory near Parry Sound, ON. Reconciliation & Canada 150 presents Canadian's with an opportunity to listen to AND hear Indigenous voice...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Ugly Babies (S.6 EP1)

30:31 | Jan 12th, 2017

In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan breaks down what to expect in Season 6 of the podcast, he announces some giveaways/contests to celebrate the new season, he rants about ugly babies and we hear music from World Hood, Mob Bounce & Teeqwa.
Red Man Laughing - Religion

1:02:02 | Aug 18th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we ask the question, "Is reconciliation possible in Indigenous communities with the church present in communities." This season 5 finale features Ryan sharing 4 stories that share perspective & experiences around t...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Stories From The Land Preview

06:31 | Aug 4th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we are proud to present a preview of the new, upcoming, Indian & Cowboy podcast series, Stories From The Land. This Fall (2016), Stories From The Land, will hit the road on a cross Canada tour, and present live sto...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Land

33:48 | Jul 25th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan turns the microphone on himself to share three stories that might shine a lit & provide perspective on why he believes land needs to be central to every conversation about reconciliation happening today.
Red Man Laughing - Self Care And Reconciliation

39:05 | Jun 9th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan turns the microphone on himself to reflect on the importance of self care inside the reconciliation movement. Ryan gets a nice reminder and teaching about kindness after recording an interview on "The Candy P...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Who's Education Is It, Anyway

58:41 | May 27th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we head to Fanshawe College in London, ON for a student roundtable on education & reconciliation. We hand the mics over to the students and we hear about the challenges & pressures of being an Indigenous student in...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Indian Act or Act NDN

32:07 | Apr 14th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take a look at the collision between the Indian Act & reconciliation and we investigate the question wether reconciliation is possible with the Indian Act in place in Canada.
Red Man Laughing - Miinikag and the Bear

26:08 | Apr 5th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we look at reconciliation in a completely different way than we have in other episodes this season. In this episode we ask how Indigenous Peoples can make a return back to our original instructions, our original wa...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Sugar Bush Family

57:48 | Mar 31st, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to Fort William First Nation to visit a group of incredible Anishinaabeg that are dedicating their time, love & energy to a special stand of Maple trees on the side of Mount McKay.
Red Man Laughing - Reflections on Reconciliation: Christi Belcourt

13:41 | Mar 1st, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we introduce a NEW, bite sized, special mini-series supplement to Season 5 of the podcast called, "Reflections on Reconciliation." In this first episode of the mini-series, we hear from Michif Artist, Christi Belco...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Spirit of Nationhood W/Elder Dave Courchene

58:06 | Feb 20th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to the "Notions of Nationhood - Tea & Bannock Dialogues" that took place on February 10, 2016 at the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg, for a keynote presentation by Anishinaabe Elder, Dave Courchene (Nii G...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Rebuilding Community

57:01 | Jan 13th, 2016

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we have the honour to take you to Nipissing First Nation to look their community building efforts using storytelling, land based community knowledge and some old fashioned face to face chit chat.
Red Man Laughing - The Wab Kinew Interview

1:17:36 | Oct 30th, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we welcome Wab Kinew back to the show. Wab is fresh off of a 2 month tour in support of his best selling memoir, The Reason You Walk, and in this chat we talk reconciliation, the difficult pathway forwa...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Family Is The Movement

23:12 | Oct 13th, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing, Ryan turns the microphone on himself to explore the theme of family & love being at the core of what we need to move toward reconciliation.
Red Man Laughing - The Murray Sinclair Keynote

1:09:31 | Oct 6th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to Shingwauk Indian Residential Schools conference at Algoma University in Baawaating Traditional territory (Sault Ste. Marie, ON) for Justice Murrary Sinclair's keynote address to the Youth participan...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Lee Maracle & Marie Wilson at ChangeUp 2015

1:23:41 | Sep 30th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to the a panel on reconciliation hosted by journalist Rachel Giese and features Lee Maracle and TRC Commissioner Marie Wilson. The panel took place at the ChangeUp 2015 conference hosted by the Inspiri...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Douglas Cardinal Keynote

1:04:36 | Sep 22nd, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we are pleased to present Douglas Cardinal's keynote presentation at the Shingwauk Indian Residential Schools conference at Algoma University in Baawaating Traditional territory (Sault Ste. Marie, ON). ...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Youth Leading Reconciliation Panel

1:11:55 | Sep 15th, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we take you to the Shingwauk Residential School Conference at Algoma University in Baawaating Traditional territory (Sault Ste. Marie, ON) for the 4Rs Youth Momement panel on Youth Leading Reconciliatio...Show More
Red Man Laughing (S.5) - The Onaman Collective Interview

44:25 | Sep 7th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we sit down with two members of the Onaman Collective, Isaac Murdoch & Christi Belcourt and we talk about their vision of reconciliation. Hint - it's on the land, with Youth, practicing art & reconnecting to who we...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Moose Hide Camp Featuring Melaw Nakehk'o

44:28 | Jun 18th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to Chief Drygeese Territory to the heart of Dechinta's Bush Universities moosehide camp and we visit with instructor Melaw Nakehk'o, Ethel Lamothe and student Jonathan Konistea. Melaw Nakehk'o (Liidlii...Show More
Red Man Laughing - On Reconciliation

14:14 | May 29th, 2015

In this special episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we are treated to a rant by Ryan McMahon on his thoughts around reconciliation - what it is & what it isn't in his mind, what the pathway forward does/doesn't look like and who's on the hook for...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Nigel BSU Interview

1:16:16 | May 28th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we chat with Dene standup comedian & writer, Nigel Born Standing Up (Dene, Cold Lake, AB). Nigel, originally from Northern, AB, has just completed the Comedy Program at Humber College in Toronto, ON and has started...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Nick Sherman Interview

1:01:56 | May 20th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we present a sit down featured chat w/Anishinaabe singer/songwriter Nick Sherman. This episode of the podcast is being copresented by Red Man Laughing and Nick's podcast, Knives & Wildrice. In this conversation Ni...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Indigenous Comic Book Roundtable

1:51:55 | May 11th, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing we podcast we turn our microphones over to a handful of Indigenous comic book creators, writers & pioneers in an incredible roundtable discussion. We sit down and chat w/Nicole Marie Burton (adastracomix.com), ...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The ReMatriate Interview

1:33:58 | May 4th, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we sit down with 3 founding members of the ReMatriate Campaign to talk about their grassroots campaign that brings voice to the opposition of the ongoing appropriation of their cultural identities.  In...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Lalo Alcaraz Interview

1:06:21 | Apr 27th, 2015

In this episode we talk to  Lalo Alcarez - Nationally syndicated comic strip artist & Producer/Writer of the upcoming Fox Television series, Border Town. Lalo and Ryan talk comedy, satire, community and working within a system that was never really m...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Dr. AnnMaria De Mars Interview

1:04:36 | Apr 14th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we talk with educational video game designers & programmer Dr. AnnMaria De Mars of 7 Generation Games. Dr. De Mars breaks down the incredible success rates of students that have played their games, why and how stud...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Inconvenient Indian

1:36:23 | Mar 16th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we take you to Edmonton, AB for a night of conversation about The Inconvenient Indian, Canada Reads 2015 and why Thomas King's book is the book to break barriers in Canada. Moderated by CBC Producer Chris Martin, ...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Dr. Elizabeth LaPensée Interview

1:24:27 | Feb 17th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we talk to Dr. Elizabeth LaPensée about her research, work & commitment to gaming, storytelling & art. We dig deep into her thoughts around community and her practice and why Indigenous Futurisms may hold the key t...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Romeo Saganash Interview

1:04:09 | Feb 9th, 2015

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we bring you to Winnipeg where Ryan and NDP MP Romeo Saganash (Abitibi/James Bay/Nunavik/Eeyou) walk & talk through the Canadian Museum of Human Rights.  A lot of the interview is spent on the two men talking abou...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Dallas Soonias Interview

1:25:39 | Feb 3rd, 2015

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we bring you a full length featured chat with Team Canada Men's volleyball player, Dallas Soonias. Dallas is Cree & Anishinaabe and was born in Saskatoon but grew up in Red Deer, AB.   An active kid gr...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The CBC National Comedy Special

52:36 | Jan 31st, 2015

CBC Radio One is pleased to present Red Man Laughing, a special hour of indigenous comedy, music and interviews hosted by stand up comic Ryan McMahon. After 3 successful seasons of the hit podcast, the shows format was tweaked & twisted into this 1 h...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Dene Nahjo Interview (Part Two)

1:02:16 | Dec 30th, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we take you back to Denendeh for the second part of our conversation with Dene Nahjo. This young collective of Dene leaders are leading a movement of Youth (re)connecting with the land by creating cultu...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Dene Nahjo Interview (Part One)

1:08:27 | Dec 22nd, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we take you up to Denendeh (North West Territories) for our sit down featured chat with the Dene Nahjo collective. After a formal round of introductions to everyone in the group we hear about their comm...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Mob Bounce Interview

1:10:11 | Dec 15th, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we sit down for a featured chat with Mob Bounce - The Northwest Kid (Craig Frank Edes) and Heebz the Earthchild (Travis Hebert) and we're treated to brand new unreleased music that is forthcoming on the...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Indigenous Circumpolar Women's Gathering

1:07:20 | Dec 3rd, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we take you inside the Indigenous Circumpolar Women's Gathering hosted by Dene Nahjo in Yellowknife, NWT. This episode gives you access to the Gathering's closing circle - the process that was put in p...Show More
Red Man Laughing - Ovide Mercredi Talks Treaty & A Pathway Forward

48:23 | Oct 20th, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we take you back to beautiful Ft. Qu'Appelle, SK for the Treaty 1-11 Gathering for a keynote that was delivered by outgoing Treaty 1-11 Movement National spokesperson, Ovide Mercredi. "The future of ou...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The National Treaty Gathering Youth Panel

1:50:15 | Oct 13th, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we take you to beautiful Ft. Qu'Appelle, SK for the National Treaty 1-11 Gathering that took place this past August 2014. This panel was a chance for Youth (and young adults that work with Youth) to sha...Show More
Red Man Laughing - The Madeline Terbasket Interview

1:03:33 | Oct 7th, 2014

In this episode of the Red Man Laughing Podcast we sit down and have a chat with up and coming actor/comedian Madeline Terbasket. In this chat we talk about starting out in comedy, taking risks in order to get to where you want to be and the potentia...Show More