Native America Calling: Native issues that matter (December 8, 2022)ICYMI: Catch up on some interesting and engaging topics that are important to Native people.
Native America Calling: Publishing on your own (December 7, 2022)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: Native forensics: the science of justice (December 6, 2022)Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Native America Calling: Leave Twitter? Or stay and fight? (December 5, 2022)For all its faults, Twitter is an effective means for sharing and discussing Native issues, culture, language, and business.
Native America Calling: Native playlist with Northern Cree (December 2, 2022)Forty years after four brothers first came together as Northern Cree, they are releasing their first fully self-published and owned record.
Native America Calling: The importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
Native America Calling: Native gifts on The Menu (November 28, 2022)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: Tracking missing people one name at a time (November 22, 2022)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.
Native America Calling: Tall Paul’s Story of Jim Thorpe (November 18, 2022)Everything changed for hip-hop artist Tall Paul when he first heard about iconic athlete Jim Thorpe.
Native America Calling: The future of the Crazy Horse Memorial (November 17, 2022)Whitney Rencountre (Hunkpati Dakota) is the new head of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation.
Native America Calling: Sports teams honoring tribes (November 16, 2022)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: Candid conversations on Native podcasts (November 15, 2022)Among the deluge of podcasts, Native producers are tackling subjects ranging from mental health and sobriety, issues within their own tribes, and language revitalization.
Native veterans dedicate long-overdue memorial in nation’s capital (November 11, 2022)It’s a rainy day in the nation’s capital for the formal dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.
Native America Calling: New Native children’s books (November 11, 2022)A number of new Native children’s books make great bedtime stories, especially for those hungry little book worms.
Native America Calling: The fate of ICWA (November 10, 2022)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.
Native America Calling: The morning after the midterm elections (November 9, 2022)There’s a lot at stake for Native voters and there is potential for historic outcomes at the polls this November.
Native America Calling: Honoring Native veterans (November 8, 2022)This Veterans Day, officials are formally dedicating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
Native America Calling: Traditions and complications in hunting season (November 7, 2022)Many Native hunters have mastered big game hunting, providing for themselves and their families.
Native America Calling: Culture and athleticism with stickball (November 4, 2022)Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Native America Calling: Oklahoma—are you OK? (November 3, 2022)So what’s going on in Oklahoma, once known as Indian Territory?
Native America Calling: Tribal Leadership discuss citizenship and identity (November 2, 2022)Citizenship is one of the keystones of sovereignty for every tribe.
Native America Calling: What’s on the The Menu with Andi Murphy (October 28, 2022)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.
Native America Calling: The strength of tribal courts (October 27, 2022)Tribal courts are asserting their ability to mete out justice and work toward healing.
Native America Calling: Ancestral remains in private hands (October 26, 2022)It was long common practice for archaeologists — both professional and amateur — to plunder Native burial sites.
Native America Calling: Media literacy: the election version (October 25, 2022)As the midterm election nears, information is moving at light speed and so much of it is exaggerated, misleading, and even false.
Native America Calling: Alaska’s unprecedented snow crab population collapse (October 24, 2022)Alaska’s snow crab season is cancelled for the first time ever after a mass die-off all but wiped out the crustaceans.
Native America Calling: Inuit teens save the world from aliens (October 21, 2022)A group of Inuit teenage girls face off against murderous aliens that inhabit the bodies of people and animals in a new film.
Native America Calling: Land donations add to tribal land holdings (October 20, 2022)Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce talks more about the importance of land donations in restoring culturally-important sites.
Native America Calling: What it takes for Tribal leadership (October 19, 2022)Tribal leaders make major decisions about finances, public safety, and societal well being.
Native America Calling: Reaching for the college sports roster (October 18, 2022)Getting signed to a college sports team is a dream for many Native athletes.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight with Madeline Sayet (October 17, 2022)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.
Native America Calling: Spirit Rangers (October 14, 2022)A new Netflix show for preschoolers features all Native writers, including showrunner and creator Karissa Valencia.
Native America Calling: Native ballot outlook (October 13, 2022)Native candidates have a lot at stake coming up in the midterm elections.
Native America Calling: Federal program to expand Native food hubs (October 12, 2022)A new Department of the Interior pilot program aims to place Native food hubs at locations around the country.
Native America Calling: Waiting for recognition (October 11, 2022)A number of tribes remain on the waiting list for federal recognition.
Native America Calling: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day (October 10, 2022)Join host Shawn Spruce as he checks in with Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations around the country.
Native America Calling: New on the Native Bookshelf (October 7, 2022)Friday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce hears from Native authors and poets as they discuss works on the Native Bookshelf.
Native America Calling announces permanent host and new hires (October 6, 2022)Native America Calling, the nationally broadcast radio program, has officially named Shawn Spruce as permanent host.
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