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Sound ClipMarty Cobenais of the Indigenous Environmental Network joins Scott Hall to talk about the Keystone Pipeline Project.
Tribal leaders from all over the U.S. recently attended the White House Tribal Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.  At the top of their agenda was to present President Obama with the
"Mother Earth Accord", and urge him to oppose the Keystone Pipeline project.  The Keystone project proposes to build a 1700 mile pipeline from northern Alberta, CA across the western plains to the Gulf of Mexico.  First Nations leaders in Canada have joined American Indian leaders in opposition to the pipeline. Marty Cobenais from the Indigenous Environmental Network in Bemidji attended the summit and spoke with Scott Hall.

Leslie Harper (Saagajiwe)
from the Niigaane Language Immersion Program at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School reads the forecast and gives us language lessons. 

Click here for pictures of the 20th Annual O-Gitch-I-Dah POW-WOW at Itasca Community College

 

Native Life Highlights

 

Teachings From Turtle Island: Hour Number Three
The stories of the Anishinaabe People. Mille Lacs Elder and Spirtual Leader, Dorthy Sam is featured during this program.  Produced by Brian Whittemore and Mary Favorite, this series is made possible by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Teachings From Turtle Island: Hour Number Two
Teachings from Turtle Island, Stories of Anishinaabe People. In this program producer Brian Whittemore features an in-depth interview with White Earth resident, and internationally famous human rights activist, Winona LaDuke. Brian also interviews an Ojibwe Father and Son. Also Carri Jones, first female chairwoman of the Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Council is interviewed by John Sumption.
Teachings From Turtle Island: Hour Number One
Teachings from Turtle Island, Stories of Anishinaabe People. Billy Blackwell, an Ojibwe Spiritual Healer and Leader, talks about the beginning of his life journey. This is the first of ten programs being produced by Brian Whittemore.
SoundClip Heidi Holtan has a conversation with Jim Northrup. Jim Northrup's latest book is "Rez Salute: The Last Healer Dealer."
SoundClip "Sugar Bush Voices" by Anne Dunn  Ann recalls her experiences helping with
maple syrup harvest.

SoundClip "Tea Pots" by Anne Dunn Anne Dunn is an Ojibwe storyteller and crone, which she describes as an elder wisdom keeper, holy hag, earth mother, and sky woman.
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"Gown" by Anne Dunn
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"When Radio Was Big" by Anne Dunn
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"Elder To Crone" by Anne Dunn
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"Trip In Dad's Truck" by Anne Dunn
s Native Studies Hip Hop Project at Schoolcraft Learning Community
SoundClip Sixth Grade
SoundClip Seventh Grade
SoundClip Eighth Grade
Lisa Robinson teaches social studies at Schoolcraft Learning Community in Bemidji. As part of a middle school project about intercultural ubderstanding and literacy. Lisa worked with students to write poetry to express their feelings. Leech hip hop artist (and dad), Kaboose helped them set the poetry to music.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: David Northbird. David talks about being training to trained to teach high school mathematics, the importance of native high school students having some native teachers, and the dual efforts of embracing native culture at the same time as getting a diploma.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: William Badboy. William talks about how he has taken what he learned in the Commercial/Residential Electric program at Leech Lake Tribal College to open the doors to a challenging and rewarding career.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: Charles Dolson. Charles Dolson discusses the continuing benefits of having attended an American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference while a student at Leech Lake Tribal College. Charles also talks about the importance of the role of education in holding onto Native American customs, values, and other things held dear.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: Bryan Welk. Before attending Leech Lake Tribal College Bryan Welk knew he wanted to work in Law Enforcement in Cass County. Bryan talks about how getting his education at Leech Lake Tribal College helped him gain the knowledge and understanding he needed to be an effective, fair, and respectful officer of the law on tribal lands.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: Tallie Large. Tallie discusses her current work in invasive species plant protection, and her plans to get a PhD in Ethnobotany. She also talks about the giving and receiving of respect, the importance of continuing education after high school, and positive change on the reservation due to the existence of Leech Lake Tribal College.
SoundClip Michael Meuers speech from the 2012 Annual Meeting.  Michael won the Marcia Nottingham Community Impact award for his Ojibwe language sign project in Bemidji. 
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: Nicole Beaulieu. Nicole talks about being positive effects of being challenged and the family friendly environment at Leech Lake Tribal College. Nicole also touches on the importance of preserving the Ojibwe language, exhibiting humility, and the pursuit of educational goals.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: Sean Fahrlander. Sean talks about reverence for knowledge, his first job of being a dad, being a Native American Storyteller in winter, and being Leech Lake Tribal College's first graduate.
  SoundClip Leech Lake Tribal College Alumnus profile: Gina Lemon. A Graduate of Leech Lake Tribal College, Gina Lemon discusses the importance of education, the reasons she was attracted to the subject of natural resources, and her current role as a Tribal Historic Preservation Officer.
  SoundClip Author Anton Treuer spoke recently at the Bemidji Public Library on the subjects addressed in his new book "Everything You Wanted To Know About Indians But Were Afraid To Ask."
  SoundClip Michael Meuers speech from the 2012 Annual Meeting.  Michael won the Marcia Nottingham Community Impact award for his Ojibwe language sign project in Bemidji. 
  SoundClipBrenda Child talks with Scott Hall about her new book, Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community. They discuss the pre-European and post-European Ojibwe culture, particularly as it relates to female roles in Ojibwe society.
  SoundClip"Art From Within" is the title of the March exhibit at the Bemidji Community Art Center. The exhibit features art work by Ojibwe and non-Native artists who have been affected by the criminal justice system. The work in this exhibit focuses on the artists' expressions of what the Bill of Rights means to them. Art work shown here by artist Wesley May.  Hear our talk with him here.

Review this weekend's cultural offerings at the Culturology Calendar blog.  
  SoundClipDAVID TREUER AND "REZ LIFE"
Charlie Pulkrabek talks with northern Minnesota native David Treuer about his new book about growing up on the Leech Lake Reservation.   
SoundClipJim Jones, Cultural Resources Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council talks with Scott Hall about the closing of the Pamida store in Bemidji and what he thinks she be done with that site, which is a sacred burial ground of at least 22 Dakota people.  You can also read Megan Treuer's letter to the editor in the Bemidji Pioneer for more information. 
  SoundClipMarty Cobenais from the Indigenous Enviornmental Nework on the Morning Show.    Tribal leaders from all over the U.S. recently attended the White House Tribal Leaders Summit in Washington D.C.  At the Top of their agenda was to present President Obama with the "Mother Earth Accord" and urge him to oppose the Keystone Pipeline Project that proposes to build a 1700 mile pipeline from Alberta to the western plains to Gulf of Mexico.  Marty talked with KAXE's Scott Hall this week about the Keystone Pipeline Project. 
SoundClipA Converation with Patrick Desjarlait about new Red Lake welcome signs
Scott Hall and Maggie Montgomery speak with artist Patrick Desjarlait about the new welcome signs for the Red Lake Nation. The artwork is entitled "The Council of Clans" and features the symbols of the Seven Clans at Red Lake.
  SoundClipJackie Blue from Leech Lake Tribal College 
SoundClipMika Pacheco-Northbird from Leech Lake Tribal College
Miikinaa is the Ojibwe word for path. Listen to this conversation, "Miikinaa":  First-generation Leech Lake Tribal College students share their stories.

 

  SoundClipFrom Chelsea Annette's Discovering Ojibwe
We've got the tracks to Place Names and 11 Teachings from Discovering the Little Brothers.  On our Ojibwemowin page.
 
This program is supported in part by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Discovering Ojibwe
Place Names 11 Teachings from Discovering Little Brothers
Bena mino-giizhigad It's a Good Day
Mahnomen mitigoog Trees
Bemidji asemaa Indian Tobacco
Keewatin anishinaabeg Humans
Mesabi ishpiming In the Sky
Chicago waagosh Fox
Pokegama miijim Food
Biwabik anishinaabemowin Original Language
Mississippi migizi Eagle
Cutfoot Sioux gichi-mashkawizi He is very strong.
  nagamowin-bineshiinh Songbird
Discovering Ojibwe is Produced by Chelsea Annette.  Mixing by David McDonald of DMcD Productions.
 
 
 
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