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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
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
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: 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
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: 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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Long distance running has long held symbolic meaning for many Native Americans, particularly Pueblo Indians of the Southwest. And as Hal Cannon of ...

Bought by WXDU, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KRCC-FM, The Nature Podcast, and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 28, 2006
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Personal stories of being part of Australia’s Stolen Generation.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KWIS 88.3 FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, KWIT and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 14
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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
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An in-depth look at the lives of native americans in cities

  • Added: Apr 26, 2004
  • Length: 51:57