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Stories from the Heart of the Land IV - Nature is Homeground

From: Atlantic Public Media
Series: Stories from the Heart of the Land
Length: 55:59

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Shllogo_small On some corner of the vast Earth, each one of us has a place - real or remembered - to call home. In this hour we are invited onto other people's sacred ground. Teresa Goff follows a trail of grease into the history of the Namgis Nation; Jeff Rice braves three-digit temperatures to find Charles Bowden's home in the Sonoran Desert; and Sandy Tolan treads lightly at the monastic home of Barry Lopez. Also: in a story from the Kitchen Sisters, we meet two river guides who fell for Arizona's Glen Canyon in the years before it was dammed - and learn what happens once the place you love is gone. Pieces by Sandy Tolan, Teresa Goff, Jeff Rice, the Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva). 1. Writer Barry Lopez has traveled the world. We visit his homeground in Oregon, where he writes, still using an IBM Selectric. 2. The Grease Trails, a centuries-old network of paths through Northwestern Canada, are the cultural arteries of First Nations peoples. Once on the brink of vanishing, Teresa Goff finds that the trails are being resurrected by a new generation. 3. The Sonoran desert, with its three-digit temperatures and miles between water, is an unlikely place to sustain life. But for Charles Bowden it is an oasis. 4. A portrait of pioneering river activists Ken Sleight and Katie Lee, which explores their dramatic efforts to save wild rivers, the rise of the environmental movement and the power of individuals to make a difference. Original Music for the series was composed and performed by Bill Frisell NB: ALL PROMOS INTERCHANGEABLE. :15 promos need "...Join host Jay Allison for Stories from the heart of the Land" tag. Funding: Supported by The Nature Conservancy and Visa. Media Contact: Deborah Blakeley - blakeley@pclink.com 612-377-1207

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Piece Description

On some corner of the vast Earth, each one of us has a place - real or remembered - to call home. In this hour we are invited onto other people's sacred ground. Teresa Goff follows a trail of grease into the history of the Namgis Nation; Jeff Rice braves three-digit temperatures to find Charles Bowden's home in the Sonoran Desert; and Sandy Tolan treads lightly at the monastic home of Barry Lopez. Also: in a story from the Kitchen Sisters, we meet two river guides who fell for Arizona's Glen Canyon in the years before it was dammed - and learn what happens once the place you love is gone. Pieces by Sandy Tolan, Teresa Goff, Jeff Rice, the Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva). 1. Writer Barry Lopez has traveled the world. We visit his homeground in Oregon, where he writes, still using an IBM Selectric. 2. The Grease Trails, a centuries-old network of paths through Northwestern Canada, are the cultural arteries of First Nations peoples. Once on the brink of vanishing, Teresa Goff finds that the trails are being resurrected by a new generation. 3. The Sonoran desert, with its three-digit temperatures and miles between water, is an unlikely place to sustain life. But for Charles Bowden it is an oasis. 4. A portrait of pioneering river activists Ken Sleight and Katie Lee, which explores their dramatic efforts to save wild rivers, the rise of the environmental movement and the power of individuals to make a difference. Original Music for the series was composed and performed by Bill Frisell NB: ALL PROMOS INTERCHANGEABLE. :15 promos need "...Join host Jay Allison for Stories from the heart of the Land" tag. Funding: Supported by The Nature Conservancy and Visa. Media Contact: Deborah Blakeley - blakeley@pclink.com 612-377-1207

Broadcast History

All original programming.
NB: ALL PROMOS INTERCHANGEABLE. (even those with titles) you can pcik and choose from any hour :15 promos need "...Join host Jay Allison for Stories from the heart of the Land" tag.

Timing and Cues

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: (door slam) "I'm willing to bet that even the most ..."
Out cue: "... that's coming up on Stories from the Heart of the Land." (five guitar notes follow )

INSERT NEWS HOLE:

Segment 1: 6:00 - 19:18
In cue: "I've been living in the same sea coast village ..."
Out cue: "... with support from the Nature Conservancy at nature.org and Visa at visa.com. We'll be back in a minute."

BREAK 1: 19:18 - 20:18

Segment 2: 20:18 - 40:13
In cue: "Welcome back to Stories from the Heart of the Land..."
Out cue: "... whose homeground found them, on Stories from the Heart of the Land."

Break 2: 40:13 - 41:13

Segment 3: 41:13 - 58:58
In cue: "I'm Jay Allison and welcome back to ..."
Out cue: "... heartoftheland.org. That's heart of the land.org Thanks for listening." (Music fades out