A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this podcast.
Listeners learn about a wide variety of topics impacting Indigenous people, including current and historical events. Some episodes feature additional outside experts in fields of activism or academia, while the hosts themselves are also experts in their own right. Educates both Indigenous and non Indigenous people on the struggles, joys, and lives of Indigenous people from various perspectives to encourage compassion and empathy among others.
Episodes encourage perseverance amongst Indigenous people while pushing to have more Indigenous voices in media. Hosts promote love, compassion, and advocacy as they detail their relationship with their own Native identities and unique experiences. Emphasis on maintaining and understanding healthy relationships to others, land, and spirituality is prominent.
Positive Role Models
Hosts Matika Wilbur and Dr. Adrienne Keene are great role models for all, especially Indigenous children. They encourage activism, self-growth and reflection, and compassion, while also being successful storytellers and academics. Guests on the show also serve as role models promoting education and perseverance amid social adversities.
Diversity and inclusion of a variety of Indigenous perspectives is the main priority. Hosts Wilbur and Keene discuss their diverse Indigenous experiences being from the Swinomish and Tulalip tribes and Cherokee nation. They're intentional about bringing in perspectives and discussing experiences from Black Indigenous people, queer Indigenous people, and other people from a variety of sovereign nations across the country.
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Violence & Scariness
Some episodes discuss violence or murder against Indigenous people and tribes as well as other marginalized groups in history or current events, including genocide, slavery, and police violence.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
A few episodes focus on sex and sexual activities or topics, but episode titles or descriptions usually indicate if they'll l be discussing these topics. Episodes such as "All My Loving Relations," and "Sexy Sacred," reference sex overtly as it relates to Indigenous cultures.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that All My Relations is a podcast that discusses Indigenous cultures, experiences, relationships, joys, and struggles. Episodes promote perseverance, empathy, and compassion as they discuss Indigenous peoples' relations with the world around them. As a podcast that focuses on the unique experiences of diverse Indigenous people, subjects include social issues such as building coalitions between Black and Indigenous communities, the true history of Thanksgiving, motherhood, and movements against colonialism. For teens and adults, this podcast provides diverse, Indigenous representations and perspectives on current and historical issues, stories, and experiences. Some episodes may discuss more mature topics such as sex and violence, while some episodes may be appropriate for younger tweens. Adults may want to look at the episode descriptions before listening with younger kids.
Is It Any Good?
This is an educational, inspiring and necessary podcast for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous listeners. All My Relations discusses the joys, experiences and struggles of diverse groups of Indigenous people that are important for all to hear. Episodes are teen and adult-friendly, as the hosts make each episode entertaining while also not shying away from heavier topics. As the hosts pull in opinions from people of all backgrounds, perseverance is continuously encouraged and promoted as guests and hosts discuss their adversities, how they've overcome them, and where to find hope even during oppression and struggle.
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