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One square inch of Chilkat weaving can be up to 3 hours in the making.

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
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In the Fall, I harvest a Devil's Club stalk from the woods. It serves as a protection, a reminder to be mindful.

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
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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.

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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
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I think hip hop can speak to anybody who listens to it.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1
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
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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I finally started connecting the dots about who I was inside.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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"We never had tepees. We had houses, just like everybody else did."

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:19
  • 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: 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...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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: A Ti’at Society member paints a red ocher detail onto Moomat Ahiko’s side., Credit: Stephanie Case
Native Tongvan woman Cindi Alvitre lives on her ancestors' land in the Los Angeles basin, but in a completely different world. So she follows a viv...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:12
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
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Chef Sean Sherman is also known as the Sioux Chef. In September 2014 he opened a business of the same name, catering and educating people on “pre-r...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:16
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In 2011, two rap groups in northern Minnesota decided to join forces: 100 Souls from Red Lake, and NPC3 from Bemidji. Together they’re known as Rez...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1
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: Ooligan fish
Teresa Goff has been following an ancient network of trails used by the coastal First Nations to trade gleetna, or grease. Gleetna is made from ool...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 13:21