Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle – September 7, 2005

Ras K’dee hosts with opening music by John Trudell "Blue Indians," and interviews Trudell about his role in the historical struggles of Indigenous people followed by another song by Trudell "Rich Man’s War." A song from Ras K’dee titled "Unconscious" and an interview with Michael Mease of the Buffalo Field Campaign about their ongoing efforts … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – August 31, 2005

Host: Janeen Antoine Melissa Nelson of the Cultural Conservancy talks about their 20th anniversary and their work to preserve native cultures and their ancestral lands. Lisa Carrier talks about the upcoming Mutsun Big Time being held for the first time in 100 years. Music by Iepishe, Marco Size: Songscapes of America Bay Area Indian Calendar


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Bay Native Circle – August 10, 2005

Host Lakota Harden speaks with to a young man on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Lakota Action Network’s Nick Tilsen, (Oglala) speaks about organizing around issues affecting young people there, and the Wind/ Solar Project bringing further economic independance for the reservation. Ana Maria Murillo of the Uwa Defense Project, speaks about the support for the … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – August 3, 2005

Ras K’Dee opens the show with his piece Love Da Way, then talks with Garry Nicholas about the Maori people and progress to affirm and strengthen their culture, and about the exhibit “Toi Maori: The Eternal Thread,” opening Thursday at Yerba Buena Gardens with the first event the sunrise Waka canoe ceremony into the SF … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – July 27, 2005

Ras K’Dee and Antoine have a conversation with Russ Redner, director of the Leonard Pelter Defense Committee, who talks about his work to free Peltier, gives a brief history of the Peltier case, and talks about Peltier’s struggle for justice for native people. The Bay Area Indian Calendar and the kpfa fund drive complete the … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – July 20, 2005

Ras K’Dee shares a spoken word piece on racial stereotypes and Antoine presents the Bay Area Indian Calendar. Hosts talk with Barry Bachrach, Attorney for the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, about Peltier’s case and his move to the US Penitentary at Terre Haute, Indiana. Carol Craig, Yakama tribal member, and Public Information Manager for the … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – July 13, 2005

BNC opens with a song from Ras K’Dee’s Street Prison CD followed by American Indian Contemporary Arts’ Bay Area Indian Calendar. Host Antoine talks with noted poet, writer, curator and policy advocate Suzan Shown Harjo about the Mascot issue and the lawsuit Harjo et. al v. Pro Football, Inc. against the Washington Redskins. The show … Continued


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Bay Native Circle – July 6, 2005

Host Ras K’Dee interviews Mialli Coley, 22 year old President of the Inuit Circumpolar Youth Council and member of the Inuit of Nunavut, the largest indigenous landholding in Canada and the world. She speaks on language preservation, Inuit life practices and the environmental issues facing her people. Host Antoine interviews George Galvis, board member of … Continued