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Caption: baby antelope, Credit: snappygoat free images
"Close One' is a tale of early California, a time when Mexico, indigenous tribes, and Americans were struggling to achieve dominance in the West.

  • Added: Jan 01, 2018
  • Length: 21:45
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This is all probably more than you wanted to know, but what the yucca moths tell us is that there are, no doubt, hundreds of thousands of pollinato...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Chief Pontiac with Council
The short, funny (but factually accurate) tale of the French and Indian War(s)

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 09:10
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Is there something that Hawaii can teach the mainland? Something people of all races have learned from living together in such an isolated place? I...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 33:43
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Anxious for some early morning light and something green in the grassland, Petey remembers an early blooming wildflower to look for in the nearby h...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:06
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I am not that great at identifying native grasses, but I keep on trying . Thank goodness some are really quite easy to ID and that makes me feel so...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:19
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Autumn is the season of migration for many avian species and in the borderlands of southern Arizona hummingbirds are passing through, sparrows are ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 10:30
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This show could also be called Typha latifolia and Grus canadensis, which has a nice scientific ring to it.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:13
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Petey peers into an old bird nest in a tree and discovers the work of a deer mouse.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
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The Art and Entertainment News That You Want To Know!!! Featuring Singer Billy David, Grammy Winner Joanne Shenandoah, and New York Times bestsell...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 58:09
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On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa, Dan Jones shares with host Erik Redix an amusing story about miscommunication, and some thoughts...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WMUU-LP, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: James Wilson Marshall (1884)
Meet James Marshall and some other famous folks on the eve of the California Gold Rush of 1849.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:23:22
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Read by Winona LaDuke

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Read by Winona LaDuke...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The 1491's
The 1491s are a comedic group that travels the nation telling Native stories and bringing various social issues to light. They describe themselves ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 19:19
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The Art and Entertainment News That You Want To Know! Featuring Author Amy McGuire, Grammy Winner Joanne Shenandoah, and the audiobook Winter of th...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 58:20
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Woo boy another big show comes your way! This time we speak with historian, curator, author and lecturer, Carolyn O’Bagy Davis. Credited with virtu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
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These stories were first collected and published in 1915 and 1920 by Frank Bird Linderman.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2012
  • Length: 29:16
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The life and ideas of media theorist Marshall McLuhan and the effect of those ideas on 1960s Canada. Meet his son, Eric, his biographer, Terrence G...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 51:48
Caption: My Transistor Radio, Credit: Web file photo
My Transistor Radio is a retrospective spotlighting “Dance and Romance” teen music from 1950s and 60s A-M Radio. MTR is attempting to examine why ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2011
  • Length: 29:36
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Native Comic Howie Miller tells us what he does, when lost in Walmart

  • Added: Aug 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:26
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Today's lesson concerns something we've all probably tried, but few of us have mastered: how to throw a boomerang (and have it return).

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:46
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Hurray, another show about language! Join us as we learn every curse word there ever was! That’s not true, we just talk about language, but it’s wi...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Aug 09, 2011
  • Length: 28:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us for a fascinating discussion with anthropologist Dr. Ellen Basso. She has spent many years living with, studying and writing about the Kala...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Weekly Native News magazine celebrating current happenings in Indian Country. On this week's program hear about Grammy nominated Mary Youngblood.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2006
  • Length: 29:00