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Caption: Tracy Howerton raps about both the struggles and joys that he's experienced growing up in Mashpee, Massachusetts., Credit: Brenna Daldorph
Even if you grow up in a hip hop hotspot like New York or LA, it’s not easy to make it as a rapper. It’s even harder if you’re from a small town li...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bemidji welcomes a new statue of its Native American namesake, Chief Bemidji or Shaynowishkung., Credit: Shaynowiskung Statue Project/Facebook
On June 6th in Bemidji Minnesota a new statue of Chief Bemidji is being dedicated. He is the Native American namesake of the town. He will stand o...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 6
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: 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
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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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The National Park Service continues its battle to fight graffiti at Bandelier National Monument's centuries-old cliff dwellings

  • Added: Dec 12, 2007
  • Length: 08:40
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What if the government wanted to blow up thermonuclear bombs near your house -- and forgot to tell you about it.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPFA, and KSUT


  • Added: Jun 25, 2006
  • Length: 14:33
  • Purchases: 3
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A sound-rich portrait of a young Yup'ik Eskimo man who uses rap music to work through his suicidal thoughts

Bought by KFAI, KSUT, and KCUR


  • Added: May 17, 2006
  • Length: 10:26
  • Purchases: 3
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Indigenous people re-bury their stolen ancestors

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KFAI, KSUT, and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Oct 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 4
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Inuit communities return to their traditions to bridge their past and present

Bought by KMXT, XRAY.fm, KWIS 88.3 FM, WUFT, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2005
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 16
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Sound rich piece from annual Native American Pow Wow

Bought by KLCC and KSUT


  • Added: Jul 23, 2004
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 2