RN Focus: Worlds Apart

Series produced by Radio Netherlands Worldwide

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Worlds Apart: Indigenous People Bridging Traditional and Modern Ways of Life

The stories of Indigenous people, regardless of geography, are often tales of individuals stuggling to hold on to ancient cultural traditions while at the same time making their way in a contemporary world that places little value on their skills, their culture, or their past.

"Worlds Apart: Indigenous People Bridging Traditional and Modern Ways of Life" is a special three-part series from Radio Netherlands that brings rich, first-person stories of native culture from three different regions of the world - the United States Plains States, the Canadian Arctic, and the outback of Australia: stories of the Sioux, Inuit, and Aboriginal people.

The poignant stories in "Worlds Apart," produced by Michele Ernsting, Martha Hawley and Dheera Sujan, are offered to public radio stations for broadcast during the Thanksgiving season, a holiday that calls up a moment in US history when indigenous people and Europeans shared hardship and bounty. The programming is free of charge to all public radio stations, and especially suited to stations wishing to bring international perspective to their listeners.

Scheduling Suggestions

These three one-hour programs are ideally suited for broadcast during the Thanksgiving holiday, stripped across an afternoon day-part over the long weekend, or run on consecutive hours on Sunday afternoon. Each hour may be run as stand-alone, rather than as a full series. These programs are sound-rich and presented in standard documentary style. "Worlds Apart: Indigenous People Bridging Traditional and Modern Ways of Life" will work well with any other holiday related programming you are planning.

Broadcast Rights

This program is free of charge to all public radio stations. Stations may air the program unlimited times through 31 December 2005. Excerpting is permitted for promotional use only. Stations may web stream this program live as aired.

If you intend to carry this program please send confirmation and details by contacting Joan Roman of Schardt Media at:

joan@schardtMEDIA.org

Clock

The programs have a one-minute break at 29:00, and a thirty second break at 59:30.
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The stories of Indigenous people, regardless of geography, are often tales of individuals stuggling to hold on to ancient cultural traditions while at the same time making their way in a contemporary world that places little value on their skills, their culture, or their past. "Worlds Apart: Indigenous People Bridging Traditional and Modern Ways of Life" is a special three-part series from Radio Netherlands that brings rich, first-person stories of native culture from three different regions of the world - the United States Plains States, the Canadian Arctic, and the outback of Australia: stories of the Sioux, Inuit, and Aboriginal people. The poignant stories in "Worlds Apart," produced by Michele Ernsting, Martha Hawley and Dheera Sujan, are offered to public radio stations for... Show full description


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Oglala Lakota Sioux: A Tour of the Great Plains

Bought by KFAI, KAAD-LP, KUMD, XRAY.fm, KPVL and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Inuit communities return to their traditions to bridge their past and present

Bought by KMXT, XRAY.fm, KWIS 88.3 FM, WUFT, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 16
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Personal stories of being part of Australia’s Stolen Generation.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KWIS 88.3 FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, KWIT and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 14