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Indians have no reason to feel left out anymore.  The Donald has noticed them and the Donald has mocked them.

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Scientists pinpoint two genes that help explain why fraternal twins are common in some extended families and not in others.

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Pee Wee Russell, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Pee Wee Russell, who asserted a part-Cherokee background, stands as one of most innovative clarinet players in jazz.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Max Roach, Credit: Albert Kok
Best known as a bebop player, Max Roach (of Tuscarora ancestry) was named a National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master in 1984.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Oscar Pettiford, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Oscar Pettiford (whose mother was full-blooded Choctaw and father, half Cherokee) was one of the top bassists during the 1940's and 50's.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Jim Pepper
The son of a Creek mother and Kaw father, saxophonist Jim Pepper grew up surrounded by the songs and dances of inter-tribal powwows. Pepper was a ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Charlie Parker, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
A leading figure in the development of bebop, Charlie Parker (of Choctaw ancestry), is regarded as the greatest saxophonist of all time.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Thelonius Monk, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Of Tuscarora ancestry, Thelonious Monk was one of the most inventive pianists of any musical genre. Dubbed the “High Priest of Bebop”, Monk introd...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Charles Lloyd, Credit: Dorothy Darr
Program notes for the 2015 National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master Awards Ceremony describe Charles Lloyd as “one of the key figures in the expa...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: John Lewis, Credit: Bert Verhoeff
John Lewis was of Cherokee and Comanche lineage and is best known as the musical director and leader of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Illinois Jacquet, Credit: William Paul Gottlieb
Jean Baptiste Jacquet is better known by his nickname, Illinois, which was given to him by his Sioux mother and comes from the Indian word “Illiniw...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Dizzy Gillespie, Credit: Roland Godefroy
Dizzy Gillespie (of Cheraw descent), was one of the most influential players in the history of jazz. He was named a National Endowment of the Arts ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington (whose maternal grandmother was Cherokee) is regarded by many as the most influential composer in the history of jazz. And, as head ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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A new study suggests musical games with their parents could not only boost babies’ musical development, but could help them recognize speech patter...

Bought by WLPR and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Miles Davis, Credit: All About Jazz
Widely considered one of the most influential and consistently innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis (of Cherokee ancestry) pointed...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Don Cherry, Credit: All About Jazz
Don Cherry, of Choctaw ancestry, was one of the most lyrical and unique voices in jazz. Emphasizing expression and musical communication over speed...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman, whose family ties reach back to the Occaneechee Tribe of North Carolina, was largely self-taught. His music has weathered the test...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Dave Brubeck, Credit: Associated Press
Dave Brubeck, whose father was of Medoc descent, was one of the most active and popular jazz musicians in the world. His experiments with odd time ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Weekly logic, word, letter, or math puzzle. This is #155. This week's theme is word play, Prince songs. The puzzle has been produced weekly since 2...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A little empathy goes a long way when it comes to improving discipline problems in school.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A baby baboon takes a ride atop its mother. , Credit: Noah Snyder-Mackler
Do baboons respond to trauma and stress in childhood the same way people do?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens in our brains when we can’t fall asleep in new places.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by KCBX and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 32:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! May brings musings on Mother’s Day, manatees, microbe-free mice and many more – from San...

Bought by KSKQ and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This batch of CurrentCast features tips on clean boating, fertilizers as pollutants, rain gardens, teaching kids to save water, checking your toile...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1