This episode is the creation story of the Indigenous Brilliance Collective: a collective partnered with Room Magazine and Massy Books to showcase emerging Indigenous women, Two Spirit, and Indigiqueer artists in a quarterly reading series.
The episode's showhosts, jaye simpson and Karmella Benedito De Barros, chat with collective members Jonina Kirton, Jessica Johns, and Emily Dundas Oke about collective accountability, mentorship, upholding emerging voices, and Indigenous art and storytelling. They also acknowledge and discuss Patricia Massy, the co-founding member of the collective.
Indigenous Brilliance Podcast is recorded and produced by Karmella Benedito De Barros and jaye simpson on the traditional and unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.
Release Date: February 27, 2020