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Caption: Chickahominy Pow Wow
Although American Indians in Virginia now enjoy both state and federal recognition--that came fairly recently. For many years American Indians didn...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 27:52
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: 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
Caption: Chickahominy 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...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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Earlier this year, Kateri Tekakwitha became the first Native American saint. The 356-year-old saint helps American Indians cope with the Catholic C...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Dancing Crow, Credit: Woody Crenshaw
Sometimes our life's path appears, quite mysteriously, as if we were chosen for it. Crow's Story tells tells of his path, blending his music with a...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:05
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 XRAY.fm, WRIR, KZYX, WTJU, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 19, 2011
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Chickahominy Assistant Chief Wayne Adkins
Almost a century ago American Indians in Virginia were eliminated by a man named Walter Ashley Plecker. And though the Indian tribes of Virginia no...

  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 28:39
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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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
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MIT Freshmen travel to Valdivia, Chile, and report on three stories of survival they have found there: ecological survival, cultural survival, and ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 23:26
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The Native American tribe is caught between their traditions and modern life.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KSUT, and WFIU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2004
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 3