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"The truth behind the legend from the voices of the Lakota. The 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn, or "Custer's last stand," as it is also known, ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:40:27
Caption: They Don’t Talk Back by Frank Henry Kaash , Credit: Photo  by  Craig  Schwartz  Photography  ©  2016
Randy Reinholz (Choctaw) founder and artistic director of Native Voices gives Native playwrights support and a platform.

Bought by KBBI


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kelly Church, Credit: Richard Church, Pottawatomi and Ottawa
2018 National Heritage Fellow Kelly Church is an Anishanabe basketmaker who combines a traditional craft with a contemporary eye.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Ida Valley, Credit: Charles McGuigan
It all started with the red wolves who now live, for the most part, in eastern North Carolina at Alligator River. These wolves had once numbered in...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 24:33
Caption: Katrina Powell, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Just as the red wolves were dispossessed of their homes so too were the people who had inhabited the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for many gene...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Encountering one of the last red wolves in the wild at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And a run in with a black bear.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:57
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For the next four weeks we’ll be looking for a highly social animal called the red wolf, or rufus canis. Under the current administration, the red ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 24:59
Caption: Bryan Akipa, Credit: Tom Pich
2016 National Heritage Fellow and Dakota flute player and maker Bryan Akipa is reinvigorating a First Nation musical tradition.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 21:41
Caption: The Miguel Sisters
Forty years ago, Muriel Miguel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater the first Native-American women’s theater. It's still going strong!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
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Tommy Pico’s first book is one long poem in the form of a text — call it an epic sext. But it doesn’t just chronicle Pico’s dalliances with "boys, ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 24:54
Caption: Limahuli Garden and Preserve is set in a verdant tropical valley on the north shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua`i, Credit: Courtesy National Tropical Botanical Garden
Explore Limahuli Garden and Preserve on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, where scientists believe the legacy of ancient Hawaiian farmers can show the ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Guest: Sherrie Dennis speaks with us on reclaiming Indigenous familiarity.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a beautiful audio production about the more profound nature of our relationships with animals and the natural world. Hosted by NY Times bes...

Bought by WCPN and WFSU


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 47:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Moana and Maui sail toward land in this concept drawing for the movie, Credit: Walt Disney Studios
Disney’s latest animated movie, “Moana,” is riding a wave of popularity around the globe. Nominated for two Academy Awards this year, Native Hawaii...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Statues by Peter Wolf Toth, Credit: Charles McGuigan
For most of his adult life Peter Wolf Toth has been on a mission to honor the native American tribes of Virginia. Over the decades he has carved ma...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:08
Caption: Chief Gene
In Virginia, there are eight Indian tribes, some several thousand people in all. Yet the United States doesn’t believe they exist. The seeds of thi...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:39
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Shirley Sneve talks about Native American Public Telecommunications which shares stories of Native American people on television and radio.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Assistant Chief Gene Adkins
There are eleven tribes of Indians who call Virginia home, among them the Chickahominy. And though they all now enjoy state recognition, the federa...

Bought by KVSC, Prairie Public, XRAY.fm, WRIR, KZYX and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2011
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
This begins a ten-part piece about displacement and disposession that begins with the red wolves of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2010
  • Length: 24:59
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Native flute master R. Carlos Nakai, luthier and guitarist William Eaton, and world percussionist Will Clipman return with an album of intuitive im...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
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In Virginia, there are eight Indian tribes, some several thousand people in all. Yet the United States doesn’t believe they exist. The seeds of thi...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2009
  • Length: 15:16
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Two Native American women try to convince their tribe to hold on to their traditions.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2009
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: American Indians in New York State, Credit: This special Roundtable series is funded by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, conclusions, or reccomendations do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment fo
Our Senior Producer, Andy Clegg speaks with Steve Comer about Algonquian tribes in New York.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2008
  • Length: 07:47
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The Berlitz Language Center at the Oneida Reservation in Oneida, NY hosts a discussion on efforts to reverse the decline in use of Native Oneida la...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2008
  • Length: 07:30