Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – July 21, 2004

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


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Bay Native Circle – July 14, 2004

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.


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Bay Native Circle – June 23, 2004

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


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Bay Native Circle – June 9, 2004

We’ll be talking with Gilbert Blacksmith from the Medicine Warriors Dance Group and hearing songs from "All Nations Singers" appearing at the upcoming "Native Contemporary Arts Festival". And Janeen Antoine will talk with Nancy Steele, a Karuk woman from Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival.


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Bay Native Circle – June 2, 2004

In preparation for the upcoming 30th anniversary of the International Indian Treaty Council we’ll visit with longtime board member Bill Means . We’ll get an update on Biodiesel from Zackery Runningwolf, and experience the oratory of Salish youth Julian Brave Noisecat, reciting a piece from Chief Dan George. And we’ll have the Bay Native Calendar … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – May 12, 2004

2 Hour Special: A local filmmaker tells the 3000 year history of the Emeryville Shell Mound, youth activists set-up an upcoming youth culture conference, and we’ll have the Bay Native Calendar of Events. And in this, our first fundraiser, we’ll be looking for new members to KPFA!


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Bay Native Circle – May 5, 2004

Rick West of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian details the grand opening on the Capitol Mall this September 21st, and invites indigenous peoples of all the Americas to participate. We’ll also talk about mercury poisoning in the Bay, and run down the Bay Native Calendar of Events.