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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
Caption: Leah Lemm, Credit: Marla Olivia
The singing and songwriting of Leam Lemm of Minneapolis reflect both a modern sensibility and her membership in the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe. Rece...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sqeevercoon2 is the robot built by students at the Circle of Life Academy on the White Earth reservation., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News, the robotics team from White Earth’s Circle of Life Academy takes their robot to compete in the regional tourna...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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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
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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: Bobb Fantauzzo, Credit: Andrea Canter
Like many good things, Bobb Fantauzzo’s recent music is both new and old. Both the Native American flute and jazz have been around awhile, but putt...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 07:38
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
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
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How can Native Americans seek better health and wellness on reservations? Anton Treuer talks about decolonizing food in this next installment of A...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Red Lake Local Food Initiative, Credit: from Red Lake Local Food Initiative website
The Red Lake Local Food Initiative has broken the ground on some new community gardens. They’re hoping to encourage a healthy lifestyle through tra...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 09:28
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: Adriana Mather, James Bird, & Anya Remizova, San Francisco, CA 5/25/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
James Bird, Anya Remizova, and Adriana Mather talk clichés, rescuing bees, and the serendipity of the color orange.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 16:48
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We all carry ideas of oppression inside of us. Can these ideas be interrupted? Anton Treuer talks about the challenges to affect change in this in...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 2
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In this installment, producer Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Cassy Keyport, Director of Library Services and Tribal Archives at Red Lake Nation College...

  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 09:12
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How can teaching about diversity lead to empathy? Anton Treuer is an educator and founding member of Bemidji’s Truth and Reconciliation committee. ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:11
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Anton Treuer discusses how education and prosperity go hand in hand. Can we restructure the system to make education more equitable? Anton speculat...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:12
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Anton Treuer has been immersed in higher education for many years. Some of the most common barriers to higher education disproportionately affect s...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
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With so many opinions, we may never reach a consensus in education. But keeping the dialogue open and considering all stakeholders – even those no...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Scott Hall reviews Bemidji Author Anton Treuer's new book Warrior Nation.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tippy, Credit: Karen Oothoudt
Milt Lee talks with Michael Lyons, Ojibwe artist.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 1