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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
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A hands-on lesson in the Native American staple: frybread.

Bought by KENW, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rodney Detheridge
Making It Work Radio Season 1-Episode 7 with Rodney Detheridge, San Francisco Local and Nightclub Manager

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 25:51
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
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There’s a new season brewing for a television series about the Salem Witch Trials. A scholar puts one of the witches under the spotlight. Lilia Fuq...

Bought by PRX Remix, WAMC, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
"I didn't really want to have children. It's just that I got pregnant." -Shirley, 57, Nebraska

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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Storm Reyes tells her son, Jeremy Hagquist, about growing up in migrant farm worker camps during the early 1960s.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, WTJU, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Thompson Williams talks about his father's legacy with his son, Kiamichi-tet Williams.

Bought by KOSU, WMUU-LP, WTJU, WEZU, KMUD and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hokulea, Credit: Courtesy Oiwi TV & the Polynesian Voyaging Society
The legendary Hawaiian voyaging canoe, Hokulea, is sailing around the world using the ancient art of wayfinding, navigating without instruments. Th...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:19
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For the past few years, the Washington Redskins have been embroiled in battle after battle over its team name. Lots of people object to the name on...

Bought by WTJU, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WXDU


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 4
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
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An Anishinaabe (Ojibwe/Chippewa) story about how Kannabec (snake) got his forked tongue.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Gabriel delivers a convincing poem relating to his Dakota ancestry.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:36
  • Purchases: 1
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For ten years Hugh Foley attended services at Hutche Chuppa Indian Baptist Church as a visitor. Then one day he was baptized, becoming the congrega...

Bought by KGOU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Sterlin Harjo is the director and producer of a new documentary called “This May Be the Last Time.” The film tells the story of the songs his ances...

Bought by KOSU and KGOU


  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: At the Canoe Journey, Credit: Photos courtesy of Jack Storm, used with permission. Jack Storms/StormsPhoto.com
In the Pacific Northwest, Native Americans honor their cultural heritage by participating in an annual canoe journey. A Swinomish elder shares his ...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: Teenagers make Navajo tacos in Window Rock, Arizona., Credit: Anne Hoffman
On the Navajo Nation, tacos lose the tortilla and take on fry bread. This summer, a group of teenagers visited a Navajo farm to learn the art of Na...

Bought by PRX Remix and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Richard Higgs and Dennis Bires trek out to the Osage Prairie, where they explore the legacy of Oklahoma's own Thoreau, John Joseph Mathews.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:08
Caption: Angoulème
Francophone artists from three countries perform in this episode of "Bonjour Chanson": France, Canada and Belgium. This program series was created...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 19, 2013
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Earlier this year, Kateri Tekakwitha became the first Native American saint. The 356-year-old saint helps American Indians cope with the Catholic C...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1
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A common historical myth is that Native Americans were an “oral people” who didn't engage in literacy. But one scholar argues that Native Americans...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WFHB


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Beargrease, circa 1890, Credit: courtesy Ron Boshey
Ron Boshey offers the prayers and performs the pipe ceremony to start the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon every year ... and he's also honoring h...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Dancing Crow, Credit: Woody Crenshaw
Sometimes our life's path appears, quite mysteriously, as if we were chosen for it. Crow's Story tells tells of his path, blending his music with a...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:05
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Robert Moulton the singing cab driver drops in with ... oh it's too goofy to write about but he had me laughing at his audacity. Also songs with d...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:03:04