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Friday Special Blend

Friday Special Blend
Friday January 5th, 2018 with Chris White
Allen Roulston, Meral Jamal, MaryRose Lessoway, Mitra Ghaffari, Barb Gray

Meral Jamal and Allen Roulston, join the new Friday Blend show as hosts. Meral speaks about being a Journalism student and activist. MaryRose Lessoway explains why we desperately need to hear the traditional teachings of Indigenous people at this time. Mitra Ghaffari from the City of Ottawa describes her role in creating programming for multicultural seniors at Foster Farm Community Centre. Barb Gray calls in at 8:05 am with her weekly arts report.
Tickets For The Weekend
Oh Susanna - A Girl In Teen City Canadian
It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
Ray Bonneville - A Nod to Bob Volume 2 Canadian
Mitra Ghaffari shares her experience providing multicultural senior programs at Foster Farm Community Centre.
Gotta Have Rain
Lynne Hansen - Uneven Ground Canadian
Meral Jamal calls in from the much warmer Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to share her experiences in social activism, politics and her excitement and desire to explore the unfamiliar space of radio broadcasting as one of the new hosts of the Friday Special Blend.
Talkin' bout a Revolution
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman New
MaryRose Lessoway joins the conversation and shares her First Nations point of view on the state of health of Mother Earth and the importance of the ancient teachings and indigenous wisdom in the present day. MaryRose shares insights about the results of the human shift away from being Hunter Gathers and the speaks about Shamanic teachings and the Medicine Wheel.
Barbara Grey joins the discussion to provide the Arts Report. Special mention of the stage play "Getting To Room Temperature".
My Country' Tis Of Thy People You're Dying
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Medicine Songs Canadian
Conversation with MaryRose Lessoway and Mitra Ghaffari continues.
Carry It On
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Medicine Songs
Interactive CKCU
Candace
Good morning new Friday Blend team! Enjoying the program :)

8:32 AM, January 5th, 2018
MaryRose Lessoway
Thank you Chris, Mitra and Allen for having me on the show with you. I enjoyed our conversation very much.

10:50 AM, January 5th, 2018
Allen Roulston (host)
Very nice to have Mitra and MaryRose speak with us live in the studio. Where did the time go? :-)

12:17 PM, January 5th, 2018