Northern Tales, Farmers and Food Banks
An arctic journey where we explore the life and words of a remarkable Canadian.
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Uploaded: 19 Jan, 2021
Recording Date: 11 Dec, 2020
Recording Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Harrowsmith Magazine
Program Title: Northern Tales, Farmers and Food Banks
Description: On this week's show, Inuit children’s author and storyteller Michael Kusugak on the eternal power of the tale. Also, how farmer’s are helping Food Banks Canada end hunger.
This episode takes us on an arctic journey where we explore the life and words of a remarkable Canadian, children’s author and storyteller Michael Kusugak.
And, the story of how thousands of farmers across the country have assisted the Canada Food Bank to ensure food security for all Canadians and help defeat hunger even in the darkest times.
Host(s): Wayne MacPhail
Featured Speakers/Guests: Michael Kusugak grew up in Repulse Bay, almost a stone’s throw from the Arctic Circle. As a child he lived a traditional Inuit life, travelling the tundra, snow and sea ice of Hudson’s Bay with his extended family and hearing, from his grandmother and other elders the stories of his people. Michael was one of the first Inuit to write those stories down and share them in books and in person with thousands of Canadian children, and adults. Kirstin Beardsley on Food Banks Canada and Farmers Kirstin Beardsley is the Chief Network Services Officer at Food Banks Canada. For decades food banks have been providing nutritious food to those most in need across Canada.
Credits: Wayne MacPhail - Producer and Host
Yolanda Thomton - Harrowsmith Publisher
Victoria Fenner - Campus and Community Radio Distribution
Arts and CultureType: Interview
Environment > Agriculture
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