Native America Calling – nativeamericacalling.com – is a live Monday-Friday, call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet, and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the USA and is designed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans. The show calls itself the nation’s largest electronic talking circle.
Native America Calling is heard on nearly 70 public, community and tribal radio stations in the United States and in Canada. Our program is a production of Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, a Native-operated media center in Anchorage, Alaska.
Listen live Monday–Friday 11am-noon, Albuquerque. Phone: 1-800-996-28481 (800-99-NATIV)
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Tuesday, November 2, 2021 – The shame of the Braves – After a three game stretch in Atlanta during Major League Baseball’s premiere event, audiences worldwide will have witnessed multiple examples of the objectionable ‘tomahawk chop’ and a chant borne from ill-informed Native stereotypes. As Atlanta and Houston battle for the World Series title, we revisit the ongoing efforts by professional sports teams to hang on to names and images that denigrate Native people and culture.
Slow progress on Indigenous issues awareness – Elected officials are pondering what to do with statues of Christopher Columbus, Father Junipero Serra, and others. Meanwhile the number of places recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day is growing and getting more organized.
Previously hosted by Tara Gatewood @taran8v
09-04-18 Inviting in the world’s tourists by Native America Calling https://soundcloud.com/native-america-calling/09-04-18-inviting-in-the-worlds-tourists on #SoundCloud
Native America Calling 07-11-18 The hard work of language revitalization
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