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Urban Native Girl

In season one of Urban Native Girl we meet and come to understand the struggles and hopes of Lisa Charleyboy, a fashionista, entrepreneur and urban Indigenous innovator. After years of slogging through both the fashion and journalism world - and being told that glamour and Aboriginal don't mix. Lisa sets out to transform her small online blog into a glossy print magazine, in the hopes of launching an international brand.

  • Head-Dressed Halloween Anyone?
    Wednesday, September 25
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa explores the issues of cultural appropriation in the fashion industry that some find offensive. This episode features interviews with writer Kim Wheeler, artist Erika Iserhoff and designer Sage Paul.
  • Nothing Breeds Success Like Questioning Everything
    Sunday, September 29
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa seeks a better understanding of how we should define 'success' in the Indigenous community - money, culture or can we have both? This episode features interviews with Dr. Evan Adams, Gabrielle Scrimshaw, and JP Gladu.
  • Nothing Breeds Success Like Questioning Everything
    Wednesday, October 2
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa seeks a better understanding of how we should define 'success' in the Indigenous community - money, culture or can we have both? This episode features interviews with Dr. Evan Adams, Gabrielle Scrimshaw, and JP Gladu.
  • Muddy Waters
    Sunday, October 6
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa travels to Winnipeg, the Urban Aboriginal Capital of Canada. Is it a city on the rise or a one mired in racism and struggle? This episode features interviews with Sean McCormick, Waneek Horn Miller and Alan Greyeyes.
  • Muddy Waters
    Wednesday, October 9
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa travels to Winnipeg, the Urban Aboriginal Capital of Canada. Is it a city on the rise or a one mired in racism and struggle? This episode features interviews with Sean McCormick, Waneek Horn Miller and Alan Greyeyes.
  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
    Sunday, October 13
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa sends writer and Six Nations part-time resident Falen Johnson into her reserve to explore the push and pull of reserve life. This episode features interviews with Santee Smith, Cheri Maracle and a round-table discussion with Falen's family.
  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
    Wednesday, October 16
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa sends writer and Six Nations part-time resident Falen Johnson into her reserve to explore the push and pull of reserve life. This episode features interviews with Santee Smith, Cheri Maracle and a round-table discussion with Falen's family.
  • Land Title - Game Changer
    Sunday, October 20
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa travels to her home community to speak with the Tsilhqot'in Chiefs, central to the historic land title settlement. This isn't 'Treaty' this is 'Title' and this changes everything. This episode features interviews with Chief Joe Alphonse, Crystal Verhaeghe, Chief Percy Guichon and Chief Roger William.
  • Land Title - Game Changer
    Wednesday, October 23
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa travels to her home community to speak with the Tsilhqot'in Chiefs, central to the historic land title settlement. This isn't 'Treaty' this is 'Title' and this changes everything. This episode features interviews with Chief Joe Alphonse, Crystal Verhaeghe, Chief Percy Guichon and Chief Roger William.
  • Out of the Shadows, Into The Arms of Community
    Sunday, October 27
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa's father, a former Tsihlqot'in Chief and residential school survivor, committed suicide when Lisa was 4 years old, which fractured the family and left them ostracized by the community. Can these wounds ever be healed?
  • Out of the Shadows, Into The Arms of Community
    Wednesday, October 30
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa's father, a former Tsihlqot'in Chief and residential school survivor, committed suicide when Lisa was 4 years old, which fractured the family and left them ostracized by the community. Can these wounds ever be healed?
  • The End Is Just A Starting Point
    Sunday, November 3
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa and her team struggle to get all the pieces together for Urban Native Magazine, and then celebrate with the Toronto Indigenous community. What does the future hold now?
  • The End Is Just A Starting Point
    Wednesday, November 6
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa and her team struggle to get all the pieces together for Urban Native Magazine, and then celebrate with the Toronto Indigenous community. What does the future hold now?
  • Is Print Really Dead
    Saturday, November 9
    3:00 pm on FNX 9.3
    In the pilot episode we meet Lisa as she takes her dream to industry insiders and asks if there is a place for an urban native magazine as the print industry is retracting. This episode features interviews with Shelley Ambrose from The Walrus, Jamie Monastyrski from Spirit Magazine and Lorraine Zander from Faze Magazine.
  • Is Print Really Dead
    Wednesday, November 13
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    In the pilot episode we meet Lisa as she takes her dream to industry insiders and asks if there is a place for an urban native magazine as the print industry is retracting. This episode features interviews with Shelley Ambrose from The Walrus, Jamie Monastyrski from Spirit Magazine and Lorraine Zander from Faze Magazine.
  • Clock's Ticking
    Saturday, November 16
    3:00 pm on FNX 9.3
    It's the feature spread photo shoot and everyone?s late and falling behind. Can Lisa pull it together or is her business off to a bumpy start? This episode features Dene designer Sage Paul, photographer Keesic Douglas and rising star models Logan Staats, Brendt Diabo and Jayli Wolf.
  • Clock's Ticking
    Wednesday, November 20
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It's the feature spread photo shoot and everyone?s late and falling behind. Can Lisa pull it together or is her business off to a bumpy start? This episode features Dene designer Sage Paul, photographer Keesic Douglas and rising star models Logan Staats, Brendt Diabo and Jayli Wolf.
  • Is Blood Thicker Than Love
    Saturday, November 23
    3:00 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa questions the CBC Aboriginal article called 'Bloodlines' that she wrote the previous year. It raised emotions on both sides of the argument that Indigenous people should only have children with their own kind to preserve their culture and bloodlines. This episode features interviews with Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Derek Miller.
  • Is Blood Thicker Than Love
    Wednesday, November 27
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa questions the CBC Aboriginal article called 'Bloodlines' that she wrote the previous year. It raised emotions on both sides of the argument that Indigenous people should only have children with their own kind to preserve their culture and bloodlines. This episode features interviews with Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Derek Miller.
  • Lisa Vs. Lisa
    Saturday, November 30
    3:00 pm on FNX 9.3
    Part two of the rethinking of Lisa's 'Bloodlines' article, only this time Lisa looks in the mirror and asks herself some hard questions. This episode features interviews with Michaela Washburn, Leslie McCue, Lindy Kinoshameg and a musical performance by rising star Iskwe.

 

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  • Head-Dressed Halloween Anyone?
    Sunday, September 22
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa explores the issues of cultural appropriation in the fashion industry that some find offensive. This episode features interviews with writer Kim Wheeler, artist Erika Iserhoff and designer Sage Paul.
  • Gay? Queer? Two-Spirited? Human Being
    Wednesday, September 18
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa sends Metis writer Cole Alvis into Toronto's two-spirit community to explore identity and identification. This episode features candid interviews with Theola Ross, Cris Derksen and EJ Kwandibens.
  • Gay? Queer? Two-Spirited? Human Being
    Sunday, September 15
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa sends Metis writer Cole Alvis into Toronto's two-spirit community to explore identity and identification. This episode features candid interviews with Theola Ross, Cris Derksen and EJ Kwandibens.
  • Lisa Vs. Lisa
    Wednesday, September 11
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Part two of the rethinking of Lisa's 'Bloodlines' article, only this time Lisa looks in the mirror and asks herself some hard questions. This episode features interviews with Michaela Washburn, Leslie McCue, Lindy Kinoshameg and a musical performance by rising star Iskwe.
  • Lisa Vs. Lisa
    Sunday, September 8
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Part two of the rethinking of Lisa's 'Bloodlines' article, only this time Lisa looks in the mirror and asks herself some hard questions. This episode features interviews with Michaela Washburn, Leslie McCue, Lindy Kinoshameg and a musical performance by rising star Iskwe.
  • Is Blood Thicker Than Love
    Wednesday, September 4
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa questions the CBC Aboriginal article called 'Bloodlines' that she wrote the previous year. It raised emotions on both sides of the argument that Indigenous people should only have children with their own kind to preserve their culture and bloodlines. This episode features interviews with Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Derek Miller.
  • Is Blood Thicker Than Love
    Sunday, September 1
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa questions the CBC Aboriginal article called 'Bloodlines' that she wrote the previous year. It raised emotions on both sides of the argument that Indigenous people should only have children with their own kind to preserve their culture and bloodlines. This episode features interviews with Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Derek Miller.
  • Clock's Ticking
    Wednesday, August 28
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It's the feature spread photo shoot and everyone?s late and falling behind. Can Lisa pull it together or is her business off to a bumpy start? This episode features Dene designer Sage Paul, photographer Keesic Douglas and rising star models Logan Staats, Brendt Diabo and Jayli Wolf.
  • Clock's Ticking
    Sunday, August 25
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    It's the feature spread photo shoot and everyone?s late and falling behind. Can Lisa pull it together or is her business off to a bumpy start? This episode features Dene designer Sage Paul, photographer Keesic Douglas and rising star models Logan Staats, Brendt Diabo and Jayli Wolf.
  • Is Print Really Dead
    Wednesday, August 21
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    In the pilot episode we meet Lisa as she takes her dream to industry insiders and asks if there is a place for an urban native magazine as the print industry is retracting. This episode features interviews with Shelley Ambrose from The Walrus, Jamie Monastyrski from Spirit Magazine and Lorraine Zander from Faze Magazine.
  • Is Print Really Dead
    Sunday, August 18
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    In the pilot episode we meet Lisa as she takes her dream to industry insiders and asks if there is a place for an urban native magazine as the print industry is retracting. This episode features interviews with Shelley Ambrose from The Walrus, Jamie Monastyrski from Spirit Magazine and Lorraine Zander from Faze Magazine.
  • The End Is Just A Starting Point
    Wednesday, August 14
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa and her team struggle to get all the pieces together for Urban Native Magazine, and then celebrate with the Toronto Indigenous community. What does the future hold now?
  • The End Is Just A Starting Point
    Sunday, August 11
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa and her team struggle to get all the pieces together for Urban Native Magazine, and then celebrate with the Toronto Indigenous community. What does the future hold now?
  • Out of the Shadows, Into The Arms of Community
    Wednesday, August 7
    3:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Lisa's father, a former Tsihlqot'in Chief and residential school survivor, committed suicide when Lisa was 4 years old, which fractured the family and left them ostracized by the community. Can these wounds ever be healed?
  • Out of the Shadows, Into The Arms of Community
    Sunday, August 4
    3:30 pm on FNX 9.3
    Lisa's father, a former Tsihlqot'in Chief and residential school survivor, committed suicide when Lisa was 4 years old, which fractured the family and left them ostracized by the community. Can these wounds ever be healed?