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Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
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: Martha Sherril prepares hominy over a wood fire outside the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Credit: Carla Seidl
This piece investigates the recent history of Cherokee foodways and examines lifestyle changes brought to the Eastern Band by the construction of H...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Cacao Hunters was founded in 2013 by Carlos Ignacio Velasco and Mayumi Ogata and is based in Popayán, Colombia. The company is dedicated to finding...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 39:06
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Please join us for a rare journey through poetry and conversation with the Monacan Nation of Virginia regarding first contact, the birth of our nat...

Bought by WCPN, KWIS 88.3 FM, KWMR, WRNC-LP, WTIP and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:17
  • Purchases: 8
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In the final episode of season one of Threshold, listeners will encounter pearls of wisdom from youth who have grown up with bison in their midst, ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 5
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Visit the American Prairie Reserve, a conservation project in the heart of Montana that could eventually be home to 10,000 bison. The vision is to ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In 1908, the National Bison Range was created by carving 18,000 acres out of Montana's Flathead Reservation. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In episode four of Threshold, we meet Robbie Magnan of the Fort Peck Tribes. He believes his community can prosper in the future by reconnecting wi...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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How did we go from more than 50 million wild bison to just 23 free-roaming animals? And how does the decimation of the herds relate to the oppressi...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 6
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: Myles Standish reenactor
There’s a recent trend to question historical icons with complicated histories—Andrew Jackson, Woodrow Wilson, and of course the confederate flag. ...

Bought by WCPN, WNPR, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 10:32
  • Purchases: 3
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This Live "LIstener Call-in" Discussion Program tells the story of the first contact in 1607 including the extermination of 20 tribes at the hands ...

Bought by KWIS 88.3 FM


  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 43:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tippy, Credit: Karen Oothoudt
Producer Milt Lee introduces us to Dewey Goodwin, Anishinaabe artist, Dewey teaches art at Leech Lake Tribal College, and is currently painting mur...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 2
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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The body of legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe rests in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania...but some members of his family say he should be dug up...

Bought by KPIK-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 24:46
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz, co-founders of Native Voices, Credit: Two Maverix Multimedia, LLC
A conversation with Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz, co-founders of America's leading Native American theatre company, Native Voices.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: At the Canoe Journey, Credit: Photos courtesy of Jack Storm, used with permission. Jack Storms/StormsPhoto.com
In the Pacific Northwest, Native Americans honor their cultural heritage by participating in an annual canoe journey. A Swinomish elder shares his ...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
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1st Annual American Indian Community Housing Powwow in Duluth, MN November 2, 2013 1PM & 6PM

Bought by WGZS, KSRQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 19:41
  • Purchases: 3
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Elaine tells us about the roles of Ojibwe men with special emphasis on her uncle James Drouillard, Jr.

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 09:15
  • Purchases: 2
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Elaine tells us what she learned from her mother, Dorothy Howard, about storytelling.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1