Voices of shíshálh | TV Show Hosted by Chief Calvin Craigan
Photo Gallery Calvin Craigan is the first executive Chief in Canadian history to host a political/current affairs television show. Broadcast on Coast TV the cable station on the Sunshine Coast Voices of shishalh is a half hour program recorded in the sacred Longhouse that features the culture, stories, songs and drumming of the shishalh Nation mixed with featured guests like BC Premier Christie Clark, Vancouver Sun columnists Stephen Hume and Voice of BC host Vaughn Palmer. The issues are hard hitting and the questions are focused on First Nations and the role they will play as the future of Canada is being shaped politically in this century.
This year the shishalh Nation is focused on Healing. This episode of "Voices of shishalh" highlights three monumental and symbolic current events that have chartered the way for healing the future: The Unveiling of the Residential School Monument, The opening of Mem?iman Child Development Centre and the Hospital Name Change Celebration and Unveiling of the Healing Poles.
Guest: MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones
Voices of shishalh, Episode 202
Join Chief Calvin Craigan in the shishalh Longhouse as he and his Nation's councillors, Garry Feschuk and Randy Joe, interview their first guest of Season Two: Sunshine Coast MP and Canada's new Parliamentary Secretary Pamela Goldsmith-Jones.
Guest: Chief Calvin Craigan
Join Chief Calvin Craigan on another Season of Voices of shishalh, Episode 201
This episode features a trip to the Jimmie Creek Run-Of-River Hydro Project in Klahoose territory, a Job Fair for the Narrows Inlet Hydro Project, the shishalh Nation artist tent at the 2015 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl and a look at the efforts of the Nation to help firefighters as they dowsed this Summer's wildfires.
Guest: Justin Trudeau
Voices of shíshálh, Episode 7
Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and shishalh Chief Craigan sat down last fall for this exciting exchange of concepts covering the rights and title of shishalh Nation. Then federal Liberal leader said a Liberal government would keep promises made 40 years ago by the government of his father Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
Guest: Chief Calvin Craigan and Councillor Garry Feschuk
Voices of shishalh, Episode 13
Join Chief Calvin Craigan atop Curcil mountain for more Summer news from the shishalh Nation including Salmon recovery work in Sakinaw Lake, Narrows and Salmon Inlets and Sechelt Creek. Councillor Garry Feschuk heads to Ottawa on behalf of the Day Scholars Class Action Lawsuit and the newest exhibit at the Tems-Swiya museum strikes a chord with Lieutenant Governor - Judith Guichon.
Guest: Jane Fonda, two-time Academy Award winning actress
Voices of shishalh, Episode 12
Two-time Academy Award winning actress and legendary activist Jane Fonda talks to us about her deep respect for Canada's First Nations and their profound impact in the protection of our environment.
Guest: Bruce Milne, Sechelt Mayor
Voices of shishalh, Episode 11
The Mayor of Sechelt shares his thoughts on the relationship the city shares with the Sechelt Nation and weighs in on Pender Harbour.
Guest: Deborra Hope, Former Global News Anchor
Voices of shishalh, Episode 10
30 year Global NewsHour veteran Deb Hope was welcomed into the Longhouse for episode 10 of Voices of shishalh. Chief Craigan explained the current issues facing the Nation like The Day Scholar court hearings and the ongoing Rights & Title negotiations with the province. Deb talks about her storied career in journalism and the struggle First Nations have in getting their stories into mainstream media.