tag: radio

Kilauea in Hawaii
ICYMI: Catch up on some interesting and engaging topics that are important to Native people.
"We Are All Related - Mitakuye Owasin" by Jessie Taken Alive-Rencountre
A growing number of Native writers are turning to self-publishing — and there’s a number of supportive organizations and independent publishers that can help.
Native America Calling NAC
Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Twitter app icon
For all its faults, Twitter is an effective means for sharing and discussing Native issues, culture, language, and business.
Northern Cree
Forty years after four brothers first came together as Northern Cree, they are releasing their first fully self-published and owned record.
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center
Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
American Indian Foods
Are you wondering where to find blue corn meal made by Native producers? Or do you want to give someone bison meat from tribal lands?
Native America Calling NAC
Law enforcement in New Mexico have developed a list of roughly 200 names to help track and raise awareness of Indigenous people who go missing.
Angela Houle
Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce talks with Indigenous female powerlifters about what draws them to the sport and what keeps them going.
Jim Thorpe on the Sovereignty Run
Everything changed for hip-hop artist Tall Paul when he first heard about iconic athlete Jim Thorpe.
Crazy Horse Memorial
Whitney Rencountre (Hunkpati Dakota) is the new head of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation.
Phoenix Suns OrigiNativ
At a time when some holdout sports teams ignore calls to end problematic mascots and imagery, some teams are turning to Native designers for appropriate designs.
Native America Calling NAC
Among the deluge of podcasts, Native producers are tackling subjects ranging from mental health and sobriety, issues within their own tribes, and language revitalization.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
It’s a rainy day in the nation’s capital for the formal dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.
Forever Cousins and Look Grandma
A number of new Native children’s books make great bedtime stories, especially for those hungry little book worms.
Stop Colonizers - Protect ICWA
The decision in Haaland v. Brackeen will be a major force in the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the scope of tribal sovereignty.
"Vote Here"
There’s a lot at stake for Native voters and there is potential for historic outcomes at the polls this November.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
This Veterans Day, officials are formally dedicating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
Bighorn Sheep
Many Native hunters have mastered big game hunting, providing for themselves and their families.
Stickball - The Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Welcome to Oklahoma - Native America
So what’s going on in Oklahoma, once known as Indian Territory?
Yurok Tribe
Citizenship is one of the keystones of sovereignty for every tribe.
Zapotec Dancers
Indigenous people in Mexico are much more likely to face poverty, human rights abuses, and discrimination than the rest of the country’s population.
National Indian Taco Championship
Native America Calling’s resident foodie Andi Murphy takes a look at the Indigenous origins of chocolate, checks out a new plant-based Native restaurant and chats with this year’s National Indian Taco champion.
Navajo Nation
Tribal courts are asserting their ability to mete out justice and work toward healing.
West of the Pecos Museum
It was long common practice for archaeologists — both professional and amateur — to plunder Native burial sites.
Native America Calling NAC
As the midterm election nears, information is moving at light speed and so much of it is exaggerated, misleading, and even false.
Snow Crab Alaska
Alaska’s snow crab season is cancelled for the first time ever after a mass die-off all but wiped out the crustaceans.
SLASH/BACK
A group of Inuit teenage girls face off against murderous aliens that inhabit the bodies of people and animals in a new film.
Tongva Taraxat Paxaavxa Land Conservancy
Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce talks more about the importance of land donations in restoring culturally-important sites.
Dancer Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Tribal leaders make major decisions about finances, public safety, and societal well being.
Native America Calling NAC
Getting signed to a college sports team is a dream for many Native athletes.
Madeline Sayet
Traditional Mohegan stories and William Shakespeare don’t automatically come to mind as complimentary influences. But Madeline Sayet draws on these and other creative forces for her work.
A new Netflix show for preschoolers features all Native writers, including showrunner and creator Karissa Valencia.
Native Vote Indian Country Counts
Native candidates have a lot at stake coming up in the midterm elections.
Haskell Indian Nations University
A new Department of the Interior pilot program aims to place Native food hubs at locations around the country.
Chinook Indian Nation
A number of tribes remain on the waiting list for federal recognition.
Powwow Dancer
Join host Shawn Spruce as he checks in with Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations around the country.
Native America Calling NAC
Friday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce hears from Native authors and poets as they discuss works on the Native Bookshelf.
Shawn Spruce
Native America Calling, the nationally broadcast radio program, has officially named Shawn Spruce as permanent host.