North America

This Week's Program: Wednesday, April 7, 2010

WILMA MANKILLER 64, the once dirt-poor Oklahoma farm girl who grew up to become an activist for American Indian causes and women's rights, an author and the first woman to hold the Cherokee Nation’s highest office, died Tuesday.

PETER BRATT – Director of La Mission Interview by Andrei Jacobs (Producer)

DARLENE PIPEBOY Converses about being a human being with the values of a Dakota woman as an elder. Contact number 605-932-3628

This Week's Program: Wednesday, March 24, 2010

JOSE AYLWIN - MAPUCHE In the wake of February's 8.8 earthquake in Chile In contrast of official Chilean claims that ‘the situation is under control’, reports from the south of the country claim that rural communities are currently without ‘food, water, gas, electricity and telecommunications’. The status of the Mapuche-Lafkenche, who are based along Chile’s coastline, is of particular concern.

This Week's Program: Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Grandmother Jyoti of the International Council of the Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers In the fall of 2004, thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers gathered from all over the world, from Alaska, North, South, and Central America; Africa; and Asia. “We are deeply concerned with the unprecedented destruction of our Mother Earth and the destruction of Indigenous ways of life”.


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