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On this episode of CC, we bring you “How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching” with Winona State University Profess...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 50:24
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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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Where do we come from? And where do we go when we die? Paul Taylor shares one of the oldest answers to those questions.

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 11:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Small race-based assumptions, or microaggressions can add up. How do people of color deal with this? Anton Treuer talks about developing racial awa...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 07:12
  • 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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Last month, shock comedian Ralphie May was schedule for a performance at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Controversy arose after some of his raciall...

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
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Last month, shock comedian Ralphie May was schedule for a performance at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Controversy arose after some of his raciall...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:51
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 KUMD, WTJU, and KUMD


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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 KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KUMD, WDNA, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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 KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KAZU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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 KUMD, WTJU, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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 KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman, whose family ties reach back to the Occaneechee Tribe of North Carolina, was largely self-taught. His music has weathered the test...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2