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Scott Hall reviews Bemidji Author Anton Treuer's new book Warrior Nation.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tippy, Credit: Karen Oothoudt
Milt Lee talks with Michael Lyons, Ojibwe artist.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 1
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
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A hands-on lesson in the Native American staple: frybread.

Bought by KENW, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 3
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There’s a new season brewing for a television series about the Salem Witch Trials. A scholar puts one of the witches under the spotlight. Lilia Fuq...

Bought by PRX Remix, WAMC, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hokulea, Credit: Courtesy Oiwi TV & the Polynesian Voyaging Society
The legendary Hawaiian voyaging canoe, Hokulea, is sailing around the world using the ancient art of wayfinding, navigating without instruments. Th...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:19
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Gabriel delivers a convincing poem relating to his Dakota ancestry.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:36
  • Purchases: 1
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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Richard Higgs and Dennis Bires trek out to the Osage Prairie, where they explore the legacy of Oklahoma's own Thoreau, John Joseph Mathews.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:08
Caption: Angoulème
Francophone artists from three countries perform in this episode of "Bonjour Chanson": France, Canada and Belgium. This program series was created...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 19, 2013
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 1
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A common historical myth is that Native Americans were an “oral people” who didn't engage in literacy. But one scholar argues that Native Americans...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WFHB


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Woo boy another big show comes your way! This time we speak with historian, curator, author and lecturer, Carolyn O’Bagy Davis. Credited with virtu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Megan Bang helped incorporate systems-level thinking into the design of an early education classroom., Credit: (WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer)
We go back to one of the first lessons kids learn about science, and what it says about how human minds develop. As children discover the natural w...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, PRX Remix, KUT, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 05, 2012
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Taika Waititi, San Francisco, CA 3/15/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Taika Waititi talks childhood, hero worship, and whether or not the Maori are one of the lost tribes of Israel.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 11:55
Caption: Gabby Pahinui (center), playing music in his backyard with Leland “Atta” Isaacs (left), and his sons – Phillip, Cyril and Martin Pahinui (from left to right).  , Credit: Photo courtesy of the Pahinui Ohana.
The groundbreaking soundtrack of "The Descendants," marks the first time a Hollywood movie has ever been scored entirely with Hawaiian music. It fe...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 07:17
Caption: Chris Bashinelli
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmaker Chris Bashinelli.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 15:41
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
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Join us for a fascinating discussion with anthropologist Dr. Ellen Basso. She has spent many years living with, studying and writing about the Kala...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Credit: Paquin Entertainment
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with Native media and music icon Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSQM 91.5 FM, and WGDR


  • Added: Jun 17, 2010
  • Length: 17:33
  • Purchases: 4
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

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:58