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A fitting topic to add is my review of Joy Harjo's Crazy Brave

Joy Harjo has written a jarring account of her early years from an omnipresent point of view that informs us of the whys and from wheres her work originates...A fitting addition to my show with the loose "Crazy" theme. You will want to listen in on April 19th at 6PM Portland... Read more

Earth Day 2012 Conference: The Next Seven Generations

KBOO is co-sponsoring this exciting conference, featuring workshops, art and ceremony. When? Friday, April 20, 2012, 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 5:00 pm) Saturday, April 21, 2012 , 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Registrati... Read more


Cody's Blackbird's "Hear My Cry" got me in hot water...Next show not til April 19th...Check out the rap tune...They made censored and uncensored versions... Read more

Racist Native American 'Mascots' in the Schools: Will the State Ban Them at Last?

Airs at: Wed, 03/28/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Hosted by Lisa Loving   The Oregon State Board of Education is getting ready to make a decision on abolishing "Race-Based Native American Mascots" at local schools, and the Oregon Indian Education Association has launched the Mascot Project, asking the Board to ban them ... Read more

Osiyo with Redwillow

I'm very excited to begin work on this show, which I dedicate to my mentor and friend, the late John Talley. He was very pleased and happy to hear that I had my own show...I hope to do him proud... Read more

Memorial Service for Talley

Celebration of John's life will take place later in the spring. Will keep you informed. Read more

Erika Wurth, Native poet and professor, on "Indian Trains"

Airs at: Fri, 03/16/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
Native Poet Erika Wurth discusses her first collection of poems Indian Trains. Bread and Roses' host Del Criscenzo interviewed Erika a year ago after one of her poetry readings in Bloomington, IN. Erika T. Wurth is Apache, Chickasaw and Cherokee. She was born in Los Angeles... Read more

Crow's Shadow Institute

Airs at: Tue, 03/13/2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
Host Eva Lake speaks with guests from Crow's Shadow Institute in Pendleton, co-founder James Lavadour, master printer Frank Janzen and Interim Director Melissa Bob Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts is a nonprofit organization aimed at providing opportunities for Native A... Read more

Amy Chua: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Airs at: Fri, 03/02/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
Amy Chua, professor at Yale Law School and author of the critically-acclaimed Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, is now on her paperback tour, which began here in Portland. She joined Sarika Mehta at our KBOO studio to reflect on the past year's reaction to her book, the proc... Read more