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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
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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: 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
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Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán pick their favorite albums of 2016. In Hour 2, Special Correspondent Christina Aanestad reports back fro...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • 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
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
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
"I didn't really want to have children. It's just that I got pregnant." -Shirley, 57, Nebraska

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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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: Kirby Verret recalls when Dulac had more land and more people., Credit: Barry Yeoman
The Houma Indians and Cajuns who live in in this Terrebonne Parish fishing village have watched its population drop by more than 50 percent since 1...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 11:05
  • Purchases: 1
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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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
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The first student to graduate as part of a Syracuse University full scholarship for Native American students got his degree last month.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 12, 2009
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:58
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CD Pick: Peter Kater and Joseph Fire Crow's Wind of the East

  • Added: Jul 02, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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On March 27, 1964, the largest earthquake ever to strike North America sparked tsunamis that destroyed a village. Paul Timothy Selanoff lived to te...

Bought by KRUA


  • Added: Mar 24, 2008
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 1