Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – October 27, 2004

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


Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – October 13, 2004

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


Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – September 29, 2004

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


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Bay Native Circle – September 22, 2004

Host Corrina Gould interviews Lakota Harden about Mercury contamination in the Bay Area. Gould introduces McVicar’s interview with NMAI Executive Director W. Richard West. Also feathured, the Bay Area Indian Calendar, Walela’s "Wash Your Spirit Clean", and an interview with Ashley Phillips of the Native American Health Center on their new fitness center.


Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – September 8, 2004

This week’s show features Rider Boss from Institute for Community Health Outreach (ICHO) talking about the Native American HIV/ Aids Prevention, and the lives of Indian people on the streets.   Akicita Feather Necklace (Keech) shares his experiences and youth perspective of being raised both urban and rural, and the contrasts of living within Indian communities in … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – September 1, 2004

Rider Boss of the Native American Aids Project describes the gritty realities of life on the streets of San Francisco, and how diseases spread from the City back to the Reservation. Then host Gregg McVicar visits with Yosemite’s esteemed basket weaver, Julia Parker (Coast Miwok and Kashaya Pomo). Her 40-year retrospective opens opens this week … Continued


Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – August 25, 2004

Ethnobiologist Dr. Ray Pierotti speaks on "Keepers of the Game," wildlife management from the Indigenous perspective. Then we visit the Fruitvale District of Oakland to learn more about the Healthy Nations Wellness Center — a Native-owned & operated fitness center, fighting diabetes and youth obesity in our community. All this and the Bay Area Indian … Continued


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