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Along the banks of the Little White River

Along the banks of the Little White River

July 28, 2020

Along the Banks of the Little White River

Dorothy Fire Cloud shares with us the freedom of growing up on the Rosebud Reservation.  With the passing of her mother she was suddenly brought into the White Culture.  How that has impacted her outlook and way of life.  Though things were difficult she overcame the hardship through hard work and tenacity.  She became a lawyer and Superintendent of a National Park.  Dorothy is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.  Come along with us to follow her journey.

Swallow Tales “Sent Away”

Swallow Tales “Sent Away”

July 21, 2020

Swallow Tales;  “Sent Away “

Can you imagine how it would be if you were sent away?  Away from your home, family and friends.  Seeing a billowing steam engine for the first time. Loudly rolling into the Rushville Nebraska train depot.

Traveling 1617 miles and only 14 years old. This is what happened to my grandpa Oliver Swallow. He was not to return for 5 or 6 years. How did he end up at the Lincoln Institute in Pennsylvania? Just a glimpse of family history from 1870 to 1884. This personal story deserves to be told.

“Paul Harvey of the Prairie”  Jim Thompson

“Paul Harvey of the Prairie” Jim Thompson

July 14, 2020

                    “Paul Harvey of the Prairie” Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson a radio and rodeo announcer sharing his connections with Native Americans.  You will find out how he got recognized as the  “Voice of the West”.   Jim shares some of his career history.  We learn how he was able to achieve his goals through years of hard work.  He always has had a heart and understanding of Native American issues.  

A Womans Voice

A Womans Voice

July 7, 2020

A Voice for those who cannot speak

I felt this was a very important interview.  This subject was personally heart breaking and difficult for me.   As I lost my sister to murder in 1968.  Lily Mendoza has a true heart for those that need help.  Enrolled in the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe she grew up with the Lakota Value of generosity.  She is a warrior woman and a voice for those who can no longer speak. 

If you are interested in what is being done and what can be done please join us in this conversation on Missing, Murdered, Indigenous Women.

Quarantine on the Rez

Quarantine on the Rez

July 2, 2020

                               Quarantine on the Rez.

Learn about the quarantine on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.  Ashley Pourier is the curator at the Heritage Center at Red Cloud School.  An enrolled Oglala Lakota tribal member grew up there and then came back to work at the Heritage Center.  She was able to adjust to the difficulties of turning the art show into a virtual on line show.  The Red Cloud art show is one of the most prestigious Native art show in the nation.   

The song is written and sung by Quincy Good Star.

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