Ryan McMahon on Indigenizing the Media

Indigenous voices in media podcasting

February 7, 2018

7:00pm  to 9:00 pm | Room 1430 | Harbour Centre Campus

Admission is free, but reserve your seat by email

How do voices from outside the traditional settler mainstream media ensure that they are properly heard and represented? How can new media forms play a role in diversifying and enriching the media landscape? Ryan McMahon, Anishinaabe comedian, writer, media maker & community activator based out of Treaty #1 territory (Winnipeg), will explore these questions and invite the audience to be part of the discussion. 

Ryan McMahon is a professional funny person. He talksyells writes & makes digital media art for a living. When not doing comedy, Ryan is probably recording Red Man Laughing, planning for Stories From The Land, building Indian & Cowboy or setting the ground work for the Makoons Media GroupRyan started Makoons Media Group to tell Indigenous stories to worldwide audiences, including Indian & Cowboy, the world’s only listener-supported Indigenous podcast media network. His podcasting work with Red Man Laughing & Stories From The Land, as well as his role in Canadaland Commons has made Ryan a major voice in Canada and beyond.

Presented by SFU’s Publishing Program and the Faculty of Communication Art and Technology