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Caption: Margo Robbins
Take a journey to the Yurok Indian Reservation in the Klamath River in Northern California to learn how the Native Californians used fire to groom ...

Bought by KSQD Santa Cruz, Valley Public Radio, WOUB, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Our house was always getting raided because it was a drop-off point for the supply route that was going into Wounded Knee.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: DESERT ORACLE RADIO
Strange and unusual tales from Death Valley, where the Mojave meets the Great Basin and mysterious subterranean cities of gold were supposedly foun...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dancing at the Great Dakota Gathering, Credit: Bill Stoneberg
On this episode of Culture Clique, we have the second show in our series on the Great Dakota Gathering here in Winona, MN. This time around we talk...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 16:09
Caption: Dancing at the 2018 Dakota Gathering, Credit: Bill Stoneberg
On this episode of Culture Clique we take you to the Great Dakota Gathering in Winona. We talked to Ramona Kitto Stately, the education director fo...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 20:18
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: Michael P. Daley and Victoria Price
Interviews with Victoria Price, author of The Way of Being Lost: A Road Trip to My Truest Self, and Michael P. Daley, author of Bobby Bluejacket: T...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The Cherokee Nation was one of the most powerful tribes living in Virginia, five hundred years ago. Today, the Cherokee are one of the largest Nati...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 3
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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Americans are preparing to celebrate that first feast shared between Native Americans and European Pilgri...

Bought by KENW, WTIP, KRZA, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 5
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: Pee Wee Russell, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Pee Wee Russell, who asserted a part-Cherokee background, stands as one of most innovative clarinet players in jazz.

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, WTJU, and KUMD


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Max Roach, Credit: Albert Kok
Best known as a bebop player, Max Roach (of Tuscarora ancestry) was named a National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master in 1984.

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Oscar Pettiford, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Oscar Pettiford (whose mother was full-blooded Choctaw and father, half Cherokee) was one of the top bassists during the 1940's and 50's.

Bought by KUMD, WTJU, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jim Pepper
The son of a Creek mother and Kaw father, saxophonist Jim Pepper grew up surrounded by the songs and dances of inter-tribal powwows. Pepper was a ...

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Charlie Parker, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
A leading figure in the development of bebop, Charlie Parker (of Choctaw ancestry), is regarded as the greatest saxophonist of all time.

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Thelonius Monk, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Of Tuscarora ancestry, Thelonious Monk was one of the most inventive pianists of any musical genre. Dubbed the “High Priest of Bebop”, Monk introd...

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, WDNA, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Charles Lloyd, Credit: Dorothy Darr
Program notes for the 2015 National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master Awards Ceremony describe Charles Lloyd as “one of the key figures in the expa...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Lewis, Credit: Bert Verhoeff
John Lewis was of Cherokee and Comanche lineage and is best known as the musical director and leader of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Illinois Jacquet, Credit: William Paul Gottlieb
Jean Baptiste Jacquet is better known by his nickname, Illinois, which was given to him by his Sioux mother and comes from the Indian word “Illiniw...

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dizzy Gillespie, Credit: Roland Godefroy
Dizzy Gillespie (of Cheraw descent), was one of the most influential players in the history of jazz. He was named a National Endowment of the Arts ...

Bought by WTJU, KAZU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington (whose maternal grandmother was Cherokee) is regarded by many as the most influential composer in the history of jazz. And, as head ...

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, WTJU, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Miles Davis, Credit: All About Jazz
Widely considered one of the most influential and consistently innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis (of Cherokee ancestry) pointed...

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Don Cherry, Credit: All About Jazz
Don Cherry, of Choctaw ancestry, was one of the most lyrical and unique voices in jazz. Emphasizing expression and musical communication over speed...

Bought by WTJU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3