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
Bay Native Circle
7:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays
The Bay Native Circle weekly program presents special guests and explores today’s Native issues, peoples, cultures, music & events with rotating hosts Morning Star Gali, Tony Gonzales, Eddie Madril and Janeen Antoine.
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
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
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.
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.