Bring Your Drum: Radio Documentary Explores 50 Years of Indigenous Protest Music


Writer, poet, radio broadcaster, and artist Janet Rogers has produced a new radio documentary exploring the sounds of Indigenous protest music that aired on CBC Radio's Inside the Music.

A Mohawk from Six Nations, Janet is entrenched in Indigenous music culture.

Her weekly Indigenous music radio show "Native Waves" airs on CFUV in Victoria, she's a regular columnist for BC Musician Magazine and her own work encompasses all media as a writer, performer and visual artist.

Her new radio documentary, Bring Your Drum, features an incredlibe lineup of interviews with:

John Trudell Alanis Obomsawin Taiaiake Alfred Brian Wright McLeod George Leach Elaine Bomberry Murray Porter Swil Kanim Savage Family

And protest songs by:

Floyd Redcrow Westerman Buffy Sainte Marie Peter Lafarge Willie Dunn Tru Rez Crew 7th Fire Sherri Maracle Lucie Idlout

The documentary aired July 3, 2011 on CBC Radio 2 - Inside the Music.

Listen to the full audio of the broadcast: Bring Your Drum [AUDIO]