We review the story of Anishnabeg/Lakota Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier, soon to celebrate his 60th birthday. And since we’re in the thick of powwow season, SNAG Magazine takes the BNC microphone out to the powwow.
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.
Remembering Leonard Peltier. Snag Magazine interviews Pow Wow dancers.
This week on Bay Native Circle, hosts Lakota Harden and Janeen Antoine interview Sebastian Zavala, Peruvian, Youth intern of the International Indian Treaty Council, and of SKINS (SFSU) student organization. Also Samuel Heredia, talks about the role of a modern day ‘warrior/common man’ "Ikc’e Wic’asa" and responsibilities in Native community. Music featured is by: Tudjaat, … Continued
Host Janeen Antoine interviews Beverly Slapin, Director of Oyate, a local group working to change the popular perception of Native Peoples in textbooks and classrooms – www.oyate.org. Also, this week’s Bay Area Indian Calendar.
L. Frank Manriquez is a Tongva/Ajachmem artist and cultural activist who is interviewing California Indian families, prompting a flood of memories with old family photographs. Their stories will become part of a new textbook for California public schools. We’ll also learn about the 9th Annual Indian Canyon Storytelling and Arts Festival this Saturday — presented … Continued
Adrian Hendricks examines the politics of POV in a presentation to the 27th Annual Ethnobiology Conference at U.C. Davis. And host Lakota Harden shares personal insights about her role as a Sundancer, and the meaning of ancient ceremony in the lives of contemporary Native peoples. Also the Bay Area Indian Calendar.
PBS Filmmaker James Fortier ("Alcatraz Is Not An Island") talks about his new projects, and writer & poet Paula Gunn Allen sets the record straight about Pocohontas. And as always, we have the Bay Area Indian Calendar.
Zuni artist, actor and veteran Michael Horse reflects on the U.S. occupation of Iraq, the transition and the place of Native Peoples in the military. Also, the Bay Area Indian Calendar of Events.
This week on Bay Native Circle, host Ras K’Dee kicks it with LTD, Little Dave Tlingit, and Gregg McVicar interviews Cheryl Seidner, Chair of the Wiyot Table Bluff Reservation about Eureka’s decision to return 40 acres of the tribe’s sacred island, site of a brutal massacre of an entire village of Tuluwat in 1860. All … Continued
Host Janeen Antoine speaks with Yupik writer, native language researcher, community organizer, and language activist Richard LaFortune about the promise of relearning indigenous languages after two generations of forced eradication.