Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting's Sueann Ramella.
25. Bonus Episode: Behind The Scenes Of Season Two
In this special episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, producers Greg Mills and McKayla Fox with host Sueann Ramella discuss the origins of the podcast, how this second season came to be and the things they enjoyed and learned from all the wonderful guests. Do you know of someone that you think would be… Continue Reading 25. Bonus Episode: BTS Of Season Two
24. Jess Walter
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, author Jess Walter talks about humility and confidence, about the characters that still haunt him and how the history of Spokane shapes his work. With seven novels, one book of short stories and one nonfiction book, Jess is an award-winning author, with accolades such as, National… Continue Reading 24. Jess Walter
23. Judy Cornish
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, attorney Judy Cornish, talks about the confusion around diagnosing dementia, how she found her way into being an advocate for better dementia care and she explains the DAWN Method which is her approach to dementia care. Being a licensed attorney in Moscow, Idaho, Judy is not… Continue Reading 23. Judy Cornish
22. Keith and Chenoa Egawa
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, siblings and co-authors of a children’s book Keith and Chenoa Egawa talk about their book The Whale Child, the rollercoaster life story of their grandparents and how they came to be, and growing up trying to maintain their many cultural identities. Both Keith and Chenoa are… Continue Reading 22. Keith and Chenoa Egawa
21. Josh Gortler and Gigi Yellen
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, retired social worker and community leader Josh Gortler shares his story: his childhood, fleeing with his family from the Nazi Holocaust, his adolescence, in Displaced Person camps, and his adulthood, free to speak as a Jew in America. Josh gives talks to students in Northwest schools… Continue Reading 21. Josh Gortler and Gigi Yellen
20. Harold Scott
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, Nez Perce Tribal police chief Harold Scott talks about his childhood in Lapwai, Idaho and how the racism and disrespect placed on him and his community lead him to a career in law enforcement where he hopes to change the culture of policing. Harold has been… Continue Reading 20. Harold Scott
Love the honesty and vulnerability of Sueann Ramella. She makes her guests feel so comfortable!
Can’t wait for more!
The first episode gave me a lot to think about critically and is very important in the current political climate. I’m looking forward to more
Insightful and Uplifting
Sueann asks the questions many of us have been contemplating. And then follows up with others- providing a down-to-earth perspective that helps listeners make sense of the complex issues that are impacting our daily lives.