Monday, October 24, 2016 – October Music Makers: The Osceola Brothers
Three siblings out of the Seminole and Kiowa Nations will rock out for our monthly spotlight. The Osceola Bothers talk about their debut release “Out of Nowhere.” Cameron, Tyson and Sheldon Osceola—all under the age of 20—play like they have several decades of experience. Their banging guitar riffs and ripping lyrics make the group’s mark on the Native music industry.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — The slow pace of breast cancer awareness
You may have noticed everything around you turning pink. That’s because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Has anything changed since a 2009 study showed no improvement in cancer death rates in 20 years?
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – Thanksgiving in the classroom
It’s coming up on the time of year when teachers are looking for ways to bring Native American history into the classroom. November is Native American Heritage Month and there are usually discussions about the indigenous side of the Thanksgiving holiday. We’ll speak with one family with a particularly bad experience and discuss some good alternatives for teaching Native heritage.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 — What is sexy?
When you look at another person, what do you find attractive? This is something that is different for everyone and it changes from generation to generation. There are many aspects of attraction between the sexes that are traditional and sacred. How does that fare with a public that’s comfortable with Tinder and the HBO show “Girls”? What are some traditional views of attractiveness we could use right about now?
Friday, October 28, 2016 October in the News
The election is coming on fast and the political fault lines continue to shift. Despite all the money spent in one Montana congressional race, a Native American challenger is losing ground in a recent poll. Is it possible Native American woman might actually make the difference in some races? We also get an update on the fallout from a disturbing video that shows a vehicle plowing through a group of Columbus Day protesters in Nevada. Why wasn’t the driver arrested right away?