North America

This Week's Program: Wednesday, April 6, 2011


JOANNE SHENANDOAH www.joanneshenandoah A GRAMMY Award and 12 Time Native American Music award winning artist; and Wolf Clan member of the Iroquois Confederacy, Joanne Shenandoah has fulfilled the promise of her Native American name, Tekaliwah-kwa, (She Sings). " She's become one of the most acclaimed Native American recording artists of her time." Associated Press.

This Week's Program: Wednesday, March 23, 2011


MARILYN ELLE INDIAN POINT - A nuclear power plant in upstate New York that is located on two major fault lines susceptible to earthquakes and the current controversy of keeping it open. With one reactor shut down with storage of spent enriched uranium reportedly leaking into the Hudson River - Gov. Cuomo wants it shut down - and two more active reactors with 1950's technology within 35 miles of NYC Times Square.

This Week's Program: Wednesday, January 19, 2011

ROBERTO RODRIQUEZ Tucson, Arizona the national narrative has been crafted as a story about heroism and healing. And it is a true and uplifting story. Yet, Arizona’s actual hate has generally been off the radar. And again, this hate isn’t necessarily about right-left, Republican vs. Democrats, conservatives (Tea Partiers) vs. Liberals. Instead, most of the hate – as manifested in the state legislature and in the public discourse – is about Mexicans/migrants and the border. Since 2000, thousands of migrants have died along the border.

This Week's Program: Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Tina Cordova, Louise Benally & Anna Rondon a coalition of community groups affected by uranium mining and committed to renewable energy development — announces the 31st Anniversary Commemoration of the Church Rock Uranium Tailings Spill of July 16 - 1979. The purposes of this event are to remember and honor the Diné communities that were affected by the largest release of radioactive waste in U.S. history, and to reaffirm the Navajo Nation’s ban on uranium mining and processing.


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