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So What? A Podcast

So What? A Podcast

So What? is a monthly CMU podcast that draws out key ideas from public events at Canadian Mennonite University. Host Jonas Cornelsen (CMU '16) guides you through these discussions by asking, 'So What?'

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Naawi-Oodena: Neighbours

Posted in Audio  •  Wednesday, February 1, 2023 @ 5:00 PM

People in Winnipeg had mixed reactions to an urban reserve at the former Kapyong barracks. Jonas explores what this parcel of land has to do with Treaty relationships.

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Theme Music: Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33345 Ft: Morusque, Jeris, CSoul, Alex Beroz

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Naawi-Oodena: Treaty (Replay)

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, January 1, 2023 @ 2:27 PM

What are treaties and why do they matter? This replayed episode from March 2021 features Niigaan James Sinclair, and sets up future episodes on the Naawi-Oodena urban reserve in Winnipeg, just two kilometres east of CMU.

Read more about Naawi-Oodena: https://indigenomicsinstitute.com/naawi-oodena/

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Guiding Questions: Chris Klassen

Posted in Audio  •  Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 9:00 AM

Stuck with too many questions at the end of a degree? Chris Klassen (CMU '15) talks with Jonas about the value of questions, and who should answer which ones. Jonas learns: don't ask cyclists about barriers to cycling.

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Theme Music: Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33345 Ft: Morusque, Jeris, CSoul, Alex Beroza

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Peace Beyond Policing: Kristen Wiltshire

Posted in Audio  •  Tuesday, November 1, 2022 @ 8:31 AM

What's peace in a society where social systems can do harm to the people they are meant to serve? Jonas catches up with Kristen Wiltshire (CMU '14) on her work in family and social services.

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Theme Music: Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33345 Ft: Morusque, Jeris, CSoul, Alex Beroza

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Bitter Sweet Trail: Kenji Dyck

Posted in Audio  •  Monday, October 3, 2022 @ 11:32 AM

Is there a story behind the sugar you buy at the store? Kenji Dyck (CMU '19) talks with Jonas about filming and editing the documentary "Bitter Sweet Trail."

Watch Bitter Sweet Trail: https://youtu.be/xbRjYGqEMxQ

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