Who are the Lyttons? Host Janeen Antoine interviews investigative reporter Thomas Peele of the Contra Costa Times, author of "Who are the Lyttons: The Making of an East Bay Casino." His special report appeared 12/12/04 in the newspaper, after four months of scouring public records to better understand the people who make up this much-maligned … Continued
Bay Native Circle
7:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays
Hosts Lakota Harden, Eddie Madril, Janeen Antoine, Vince Medina, and Morning Star Gali bring you today’s Native issues, people, culture & events.
Host Lakota Harden introduces us to an interview with producer Gregg McVicar and singer, filmmaker Phillip Blanchett about his film on the Alaska Native Games. Harden also interviews Diane Williams on Native women and the quest for peace. Music by Patsy Hawk Wing and deskarte namin and the Bay Area Indian Calendar is also featured.
Producer Gregg McVicarr interviews musician and songwriter Bill Miller about his life and his music. Then host Janeen Antoine interviews Manny Liaras of the American Indian Child Resource Center who shares information about their upcoming anniversary pow-wow. Music includes Miller’s Ghost Dance and "Native Funk" by Burning Sky. All this and the Bay Area Indian … Continued
Bay Native Circle Hosts Harden and Antoine discuss Thanksgiving with callers and what it means for Native Peoples. Music by Tash Teri and a Lakota Flag Song will also be presented as will the Bay Area Indian Calendar.
Willie Underbaggage, Oglala cultural activist discusses Native American Heritage Month and what it means to be Indian. Resistance songs from Floyd Westerman and a Bear Song by Corbin Harney. And as always, Bay Area Indian Calendar.
Michael Smith director of the American Indian Film Festival; Welcoming grizzly bear twins at the SF Zoo.
We spotlight the Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits organization with the first part of an interview with the two co-chairs. With the elections coming up on November 2, we’ll look at the casino initiative, Proposition 70, with Joe Myers, director of the National Indian Justice Center in Santa Rosa. All this and the Bay … Continued
McVicar, Antoine and Harden in a one hour special interview the Dine musical group Blackfire, siblings Klee, Clayson and Janita Benally, about their work with getting out the Dine and native vote. Blackfire sings Mean Things Happening in this World. Bay Area Indian Calendar is featured with music from Moontie Sinqua. Also interviewed are Guarance … Continued
Janeen Antoine and Gregg McVicar were there for the grand opening of the NMAI, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington D.C. This historic event was followed by the First Americans Festival — six days of music, dance, food, storytelling and artistry. They have stories and tape to … Continued