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A live call-in program, engaging noted guests and listeners in a thought-provoking national conversation from a Native perspective. Hosted by Tara Gatewood (Isleta).

Native America Calling - The Electronic Talking Circle Native Voice One - NV1

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 81 Ratings

A live call-in program, engaging noted guests and listeners in a thought-provoking national conversation from a Native perspective. Hosted by Tara Gatewood (Isleta).

    05-25-20 Jesse Wente: Broadcaster, film director and critic

    05-25-20 Jesse Wente: Broadcaster, film director and critic

    “Reconciliation is dead.” That’s the message from Canadian broadcaster and artist Jesse Wente (Serpent River First Nation) in a commentary about the Coastal GasLink pipeline protests. While his comments might seem controversial, he often speaks his mind directly in a sea of “Canada nice.” In this hour we’ll talk with him about his career as a broadcaster, film curator and his role as director of the Indigenous Screen Office. (This is an encore show from March 12, 2020).

    • 56 min
    05-22-20 Native artists get creative to stay afloat

    05-22-20 Native artists get creative to stay afloat

    The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered every major public event that serves as an outlet for Native artists and craftspeople. Some, like the Santa Fe Indian Market, are among the single most lucrative events for many artists. Some are relying on online or social media sales to make a living in the meantime. We’ll check in with how Native artists are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 56 min
    05-21-20 Music Maker: Hāwane Rios

    05-21-20 Music Maker: Hāwane Rios

    Kanaka Oiwi singer Hāwane Rios is weaving her upbringing of traditional hula and chant into her latest release “Kū Kia´í Mauna - Together We Rise.” It features songs that reflect her love and connection to the land. Her time standing up for the protection of Mauna Kea has inspired her compositions.

    • 56 min
    05-20-20 Coping with grief from a distance

    05-20-20 Coping with grief from a distance

    The coronavirus pandemic is putting barriers between family members and their grief over loved ones who have walked on. Families often can’t be with their relatives in the last hours of their lives because of the increased coronavirus threat. In addition, bans on public gatherings hinder funerals and traditional tribal practices to send off relatives. We’ll hear from those helping others cope with loss. And we’ll talk with friends and family members confronting the inability to express their grief in the way they’ve come to expect.

    • 56 min
    05-19-20 The perfect pandemic garden

    05-19-20 The perfect pandemic garden

    Home gardening is enjoying renewed growth. It may have started with fears of food shortages and limited access to grocery stores. But it’s also a satisfying outlet for people stuck at home running out of Netflix options. Whether it’s a monster waffle garden with corn, beans and zucchini, or nursing one small tomato plant through the season, there is a garden for just about everybody. We’ll talk with seasoned gardeners about how to put together a garden to fit your lifestyle.

    • 56 min
    05-18-20 Checkpoints and check-ins

    05-18-20 Checkpoints and check-ins

    South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and leaders of the Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux tribes remain in a verbal and legal standoff. The governor demands tribal leaders remove coronavirus checkpoints on roads into tribal land. Cheyenne River Chairman Harold Frazier insists the checkpoints are legal and necessary to protect citizens on the reservation. Elsewhere, tribal leaders and health officials also continue to try and find the right balance between public safety and economic survival.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

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Thank you

Thank you for putting these episodes online so I can still listen to them from half a world away.

probablyaboutart ,

Great Conversations and Informative

Excellent journalism on native topics.

Adam of Chicago. ,

Favorite podcast

This is officially my favorite podcast. Tara and Antonia are excellent journalists. ¡¡Muchas GraciasNative America Calling!!

Adam Navarro
Chicago, Illinois

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