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Jackson Rancheria expands media enterprise with digital radio station
Business | National | Technology
Jackson Rancheria expands media enterprise with digital radio station (July 11, 2017)
The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is offering non-stop, commercial-free music on Radio Rancheria.

Adrian Jawort: Rightwing radio host called for Indian segregation
Opinion | Sports
Adrian Jawort: Rightwing radio host called for Indian segregation (March 13, 2017)
Montana radio show duo suspended following segregation of Native Americans blog goes nationwide.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe prepares to launch radio station
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe prepares to launch radio station (March 10, 2017)
Beginning July 1st, Cheyenne River citizens will begin enjoying their very own radio station at 93.5 FM on the dial.

Christine Trudeau: Native radio stations lose big with Trump cuts
National | Politics | Technology
Christine Trudeau: Native radio stations lose big with Trump cuts (March 1, 2017)
There are 60 stations licensed to tribes or tribal entities in the United States. They stand to lose a lot if Trump cuts federal funding.

Radio show host in Montana calls Indian basketball fans 'unruly'
Education | National | Sports
Radio show host in Montana calls Indian basketball fans 'unruly' (February 23, 2017)
Paul Mushaben of KCTR 102.9 called Indian basketball fans 'unruly' in a short post that was deleted from his station's website.

Summit aims to boost number of radio stations in Indian Country
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Summit aims to boost number of radio stations in Indian Country (July 19, 2016)
There are 58 radio stations in Indian Country and organizers want to help tribes start more.

Lakota Country Times: KILI Radio celebrates 33 years on the air
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Lakota Country Times: KILI Radio celebrates 33 years on the air (March 31, 2016)
KILI first went on the air on February 25, 1983, with Calvin Two Lance speaking in both English and Lakota.

Race Matters: Professor Heather Shotton talks Native identity
Education
Race Matters: Professor Heather Shotton talks Native identity (January 11, 2016)
The Native American studies professor at the University of Oklahoma identifies strongly with the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes and her tribal ancestors.

Radio station brings news and more to Yankton Sioux Reservation
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Radio station brings news and more to Yankton Sioux Reservation (October 8, 2015)
KDKO got its start on the Internet about 10 years ago and can now be found on 89.5 FM.

Native Sun News: Lakota woman takes over news director job
National
Native Sun News: Lakota woman takes over news director job (September 18, 2015)
Beginning this year, Marnie Cook, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Member, has been named News Director of KOTA Radio 1380.

Lakota Country Times: KILI Radio granted wish of new mixing board
National | Technology
Lakota Country Times: KILI Radio granted wish of new mixing board (July 7, 2015)
Using financial resources raised during film festivals, the Brattleboro Rotary Club in Vermont purchased a new broadcast board for The Voice of the Lakota Nation.

Radio station on Hopi Reservation launches fundraising effort
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Radio station on Hopi Reservation launches fundraising effort (March 31, 2015)
KUYI 88.1 FM hopes to raise $4,000 by Arizona Gives Day on April 7.

Opinion: FCC can't block broadcast of R-word on public airwaves
Opinion | Sports
Opinion: FCC can't block broadcast of R-word on public airwaves (October 3, 2014)
Law professor argues that the Federal Communications Commission can't outlaw the use of racist terms on public airwaves regardless of the issues raised in a petition against the R-word.

Seneca Nation man launches campaign for mayor of Salamanca
Politics
Seneca Nation man launches campaign for mayor of Salamanca (October 1, 2014)
Michael Smith, a Democrat, hopes to be the first Seneca to lead a city that's entirely within reservation boundaries.

FCC will consider petition to outlaw R-word on public airwaves
Sports | Technology
FCC will consider petition to outlaw R-word on public airwaves (October 1, 2014)
A law professor is objecting to a license renewal for WWXX-FM, a Washington-area radio station whose controlling owner is Dan Snyder.

Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive
Education | Technology | World
Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive (August 18, 2014)
Kichwa Hatari is a weekly show featuring news, music and updates in a Native language spoken in Ecuador.

Radio and entertainment legend Casey Kasem passes on at 82
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Radio and entertainment legend Casey Kasem passes on at 82 (June 16, 2014)
Icon died in Washington, where he had been living since early May.

Southern Ute Tribe's radio station raising funds for big move
Technology
Southern Ute Tribe's radio station raising funds for big move (June 13, 2014)
KSUT is raising $1.8 million to move into a bigger facility.

Nicholet Deschine: KTNN accepts 'hush money' for racial slur
Opinion | Sports
Nicholet Deschine: KTNN accepts 'hush money' for racial slur (April 16, 2014)
Nicholet Deschine wonders why KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, agreed to be associated with the Original Americans Foundation.

KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation
National | Sports
KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation (April 14, 2014)
KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, is under fire for hosting a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation:

Tristan Ahtone: Radio plays a key role in many tribal communities
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Tristan Ahtone: Radio plays a key role in many tribal communities (March 3, 2014)
Reporting for Al Jazeera America, Tristan Ahtone looks at the role played by radio stations across Indian Country.

Oneida Nation   launching ad campaign against use of racial slur
National | Sports
Oneida Nation launching ad campaign against use of racial slur (September 5, 2013)
The Oneida Nation of New York is launching a radio ad campaign against the use of racial slurs in sports.

NPR:   San Carlos Apache Tribe marks first year of radio station
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NPR: San Carlos Apache Tribe marks first year of radio station (September 3, 2013)
NPR reports on the one-year anniversary of KYAY, the radio station operated by the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona.

Vincent Shilling: Showcase for Native musicians on the radio
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Vincent Shilling: Showcase for Native musicians on the radio (June 10, 2013)
Vincent Shilling, the host of Native Trailblazers, on the state of Native music: Starting the first Friday in June, my Native Trailblazers radio show will be highlighting for the third...

Radio DJ apologizes for stirring controversy about Lumbee Tribe
Federal Recognition | Technology
Radio DJ apologizes for stirring controversy about Lumbee Tribe (April 11, 2013)
A popular radio disc jockey in North Carolina apologized for stirring controversy about the Lumbee Tribe. DJ Jane Dough aired a call on Foxy 99 that questioned the legitimacy of...

Two Arizona tribes move closer to establishing   radio stations
Education | Technology
Two Arizona tribes move closer to establishing radio stations (March 26, 2013)
Two tribes in Arizona are waiting on final approval from the Federal Communications Commission to build FM radio stations. The Navajo Nation plans to build a station at Navajo Technical...

Native Sun News: KILI Radio celebrates three decades on air
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Native Sun News: KILI Radio celebrates three decades on air (March 25, 2013)
The following story was written and reported by Christina Rose, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Tom Casey, director at KILI Radio, thanks everyone for...

Radio station fills airwaves from White Earth Nation in Minnesota
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Radio station fills airwaves from White Earth Nation in Minnesota (March 13, 2013)
Niijii Radio is bringing Ojibwe music, culture, history and news to the airwaves in and around the White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota. Activist Winona LaDuke helped create the station....

Native Sun News: NYC radio host promotes indigenous voices
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Native Sun News: NYC radio host promotes indigenous voices (February 27, 2013)
NEW YORK, NY—From humble beginnings on the Cheyenne River Reservation to New York City Radio Host, Tiokasin Ghosthorse is making a mark on mainstream society.

Southern Ute Tribe awarded federal grant to boost radio signal
Technology
Southern Ute Tribe awarded federal grant to boost radio signal (February 21, 2013)
The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado is expanding its radio station with the help of a federal grant. KSUT Tribal Radio will be able to reach 30,000 new listeners, director...

Loris Taylor: Mitt Romney as president would harm  tribal radio
Opinion
Loris Taylor: Mitt Romney as president would harm tribal radio (October 9, 2012)
"In the October 3rd, 2012 presidential debate, GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney made this remark: I’m sorry, Jim, I’m going to stop the subsidy to PBS. I’m going to stop...

San Carlos Apache Tribe moves forward with radio station plans
Technology
San Carlos Apache Tribe moves forward with radio station plans (June 28, 2012)
The San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona is still working on establishing its own radio station. The tribe received Federal Communications Commission approval in 2009 to operate KYAY at 91.1...

Pala Band reaches out to community with KOPA radio station
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Pala Band reaches out to community with KOPA radio station (January 23, 2012)
The Pala Band of Mission Indians of California is nearing the one-year anniversary of its radio station. KOPA 91.3 FM went on the air last February. The station offers a...

Law Article: FCC streamlines procedure for FM in Indian Country
Law | Technology
Law Article: FCC streamlines procedure for FM in Indian Country (January 5, 2012)
"The FCC has further streamlined its procedures for encouraging federally-recognized Native American Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (“Tribes”) to obtain new FM facilities. In early 2010 the Commission established a...

Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux man gets KOYA  radio   running
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Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux man gets KOYA radio running (December 6, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. Perry DeCory III, Rosebud Sioux tribal member pioneered – and almost singlehandedly created –...

Native Times: Tribes reaching out to their citizens with radio
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Native Times: Tribes reaching out to their citizens with radio (July 12, 2011)
"Across Indian Country, commercial radio has become a way reach tribal diasporas, preserve tribal languages and promote government services. For the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, commercial radio was a way to...

'Manoominike: Gathering the Good Seed' takes up  wild rice
Arts & Entertainment | Environment
'Manoominike: Gathering the Good Seed' takes up wild rice (May 5, 2011)
Ojibwe wild rice and treaty rights are the subject of "Manoominike: Gathering the Good Seed," a one-hour radio documentary. Nick Vander Puy produced the documentary. It features interviews with Fred...

Philanthropy: Hoopa Valley Tribe  station   fears ax in   federal funds
National | Politics
Philanthropy: Hoopa Valley Tribe station fears ax in federal funds (March 10, 2011)
"As the NPR video controversy grabs headlines in Washington, public radio stations in local markets across the country are particularly worried that they will be the ones most hurt by...

VI Waln: Native Americans still dealing with insensitivity in media
Opinion
VI Waln: Native Americans still dealing with insensitivity in media (February 21, 2011)
First, I want to thank Perry DeCory for all of his hard work in seeing the KOYA-FM Radio Station project through for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Our tribal radio station...

Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux radio station goes on air
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Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux radio station goes on air (February 15, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Vi Waln, the editor of the Lakota Country Times. All content © Lakota Country Times. MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA – The Rosebud Sioux...

Navajo Nation DJ  helps radio station in Utah win industry accolades
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Navajo Nation DJ helps radio station in Utah win industry accolades (February 3, 2011)
A 34-year-old member of the Navajo Nation wakes up nearly 150,000 people in Utah as the host of the morning show on U92. Courtney Begaye, also known as DJ...

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