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Native American writer and critic David Treuer talks about his latest book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present....

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Snow is such an exciting event for those of us living in southern Arizona and when it does snow the local jabber is always about famous snow falls ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:07
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I’ve known barn owls since I was a kid in Kentucky and I always saw them in barns roosting or nesting up high in the rafters. I remember finding a ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 04:57
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Desert anemone (Anemone tuberosa) is in the Buttercup Family. Buttercups are the genus Ranuculus and so the family name is Ranunculaceae. It’s prob...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
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Lesquerella is named in honor of Leo Lesquereaux and Wikipedia reminds me that he was a “Swiss bryologist and a pioneer of American paleobotany.” S...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
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The scientific name of the black swallowtail is Papilio polyxenes. Papilio is from the Latin for butterfly and the specific epithet polyxenes is fr...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:04
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Well, it was a cold winter, but as I sit and write this blurb it is 75 degrees outside with overnight lows in the low 30s. Now that is classic sout...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
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One of my favorite forests of chain-fruit cholla, also called jumping cholla, was in the desert on the north end of the Tortolita Mountains. Park L...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
Caption: A sofa and mattresses on the street in front of an apartment building. "Sofa Free, and throw in 2 box springs", Credit: walknboston is licensed under CC by 2.0.
There’s an eviction crisis in the United States, and it’s disproportionately affecting communities of color.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, WRGY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: A sofa and mattresses on the street in front of an apartment building. "Sofa Free, and throw in 2 box springs", Credit: walknboston is licensed under CC by 2.0.
There's an eviction crisis in the United States, and it's disproportionately affecting communities of color.

Bought by KRZA, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, Radio Phoenix, Kansas Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 12
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Road trips with a truck load of native plants are a lot of work, but are especially satisfying when you head home with very few plants in the truck...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 06:16
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think I talked more about Toumey oak (Quercus toumeyi) than yellow bells. It is an awfully sweet little native oak. I’m pretty sure it doesn’t occ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:20
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For goodness sake, I forgot to mention the black-tailed jackrabbit’s ears! The large ears are magnificent parabolic reflectors that keep them well ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:30
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Native American writer and critic David Treuer talks about his latest book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present....

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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: 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
Caption: Kandi Mossett
Was all the work to try to keep the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines from being built done in vain now that Donald Trump occupies the White ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Anne McKeig & Katie Carter, Credit: Anne McKeig
Area Voices tells the arts, culture and history stories of northern Minnesota. In this segment of Area Voices, we learn about a native northern Mi...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 12:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Standing Rock Water Protector Loki talks about his experience at the Front dealing with new arrivals and the prospect of Violence

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: :34
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Tim Giago Talks about the Standing Rock Water Protectors and how Trump and Obama could effect the outcome of the Pipeline

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
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In this Thanksgiving Day special, we reach back into our archives for three treats: we air our 2005 interview with the late great Studs Terkel talk...

Bought by WHCP-LP, KRPS, and KRPS


  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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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: The Baptism of Pocahontas, Credit: Wikipedia
The myths and truths behind the lives of two native women—Pocahontas and Tituba. And more...

Bought by KKRN, KWMR, WTJU, Accessible Media Inc., and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5