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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
Caption: Dave Brubeck, Credit: Associated Press
Dave Brubeck, whose father was of Medoc descent, was one of the most active and popular jazz musicians in the world. His experiments with odd time ...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


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

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  • 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
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Bemidji’s grassroots Truth and Reconciliation group has been meeting for months to talk about race. Anton Treuer is one of the founding members of ...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 04:24
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Bemidji’s Truth and Reconciliation group faces tough problems, head on. In this week’s episode of Anishinaabenaajimon: Minnesota’s Tribal Voice, An...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Ciro Guerra talks understanding cultures, respect for knowledge, and letting the audience use its imagination.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 08:28
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
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: 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
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Grant Frashier attends the Indigenous People's Day celebration and mini-powwow in Grand Rapids, MN. October 12, 2015.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Group photo in front of the meeting hall mural, Credit: Intertribal Friendship House, Oakland
The words “Native American Reservation” might conjure an image of an expansive Southwestern landscape, or maybe a Casino. But for the 45,000 Native...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Indigenous People’s Day celebrations are spreading around the state and The Father Project in Minneapolis conne...

Bought by KMSU, WGZS, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Eric Drake on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
I’m Akeisha Johnson, your show host, and on this episode of Making It Work, we will chat with this small business owner of Saxology and Saxcraft ab...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 21:57
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
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Emily Barreca has this report on the challenges and opportunities of Suquamish youth.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:59
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A mother and daughter embrace their heritage

Bought by WAMC, Wyoming Public Radio, KRUA, WXLV-FM, KSUT and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 6