News & Public Affairs
National Native News
A weekday, five-minute radio newscast, anchored by Antonia Gonzales (Navajo). NNN is produced in Albuquerque, NM. It is a headline radio news service dedicated to Native American issues and events that compiles spot news reports from around the country. NNN is the first Native-produced, Native radio newscast that is distributed nationally. National Native News provides the nation with Native news and information, linking all listeners, whether Alaskan Yupik or Boston-Irish.
Daily headlines and more at http://www.nativenews.net/
Native America Calling
This one hour live call-in program links public radio stations, the Internet and listeners together into a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the United States.
Daily program descriptions and more at http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/
American Indian Living
American Indian Living is a one-hour weekly talk show focusing on health issues in Indian country. The live talk show was developed for radio by the Native Education and Health Initiative, a non-profit organization providing comprehensive services for the health needs of American Indians through education. The show covers a broad range of health issues, viewed in a holistic way in keeping with traditional Native perspectives. Acting as show host is David DeRose M.D., president of the Oklahoma-based CompassHealth, Inc. (http://www.compasshealth.net/
Find out more at http://www.americanindianliving.org/The Warrior,
hosted by Dr. Robert Primeaux, (Lakota-Ojibway) Dr. Dave Kemppainen (Lake Superior Ojibway) and spiritual advisor Elmer Atlookan (Canadian Ojibway) focuses on dispelling American Indian myths and stereotypes, discussing policy issues that impact American Indians, addressing contemporary issues-challenges-successes, educating about the various local-regional-national tribes and their traditions/culture, and promoting & publicizing tribal activities, events and ceremonies. We also interview local and regional American Indian figures who are involved with tribal operations about the variety of available services, education, health & wellness, tribal tradition, culture and tribal language.The Situation Report
, hosted by Dr. Robert Primeaux, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and Dr. Tome L. Roubideaux an enrolled member of the Sicangu Oyate on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation tackle the myriad of issues facing American Indian veterans. With a variety of distinguished guests, Dr. Primeaux and Dr. Roubideaux cover these hard-hitting issues ranging from problems like substance abuse to VA benefits and current events.
Word with a Champ
is a five-minute weekly radio show
hosted by professional sports announcer Randy Taylor (Cherokee). The
program features up-close and personal interviews with professional and
amateur athletes from a variety of events - from rodeo to motor sports.
Find out more at http://randytaylorannouncer.com/
A thoughtful yet playful freeform music mix. Based in AAA, the mix includes Rock, Folk, Blues, Reggae, Dub, Electronica, HipHop, World and Roots music, and an excellent selection of contemporary Native artists. Host Gregg McVicar (Tlingit) began broadcasting in 1972 in the heyday of freeform radio and dives deep into an expansive music library of favorites and new finds. Old School meets Cool School. The show runs 5-hours every day, seven days a week.
Playlists and more at http://www.undercurrentsradio.net/