Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks but for many the problematic history of the creation of this holiday casts a shadow on what Thanksgiving is supposed to represent. On Thanksgiving morning, on KBOO, we bring you Indigenous voices on a Colonial Holiday.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Conversation with Jacqueline Keeler, local activist, writer and one of the founding members of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotery. This is a Talk show and we encourage your participation.
Link to Jacqueline Keeler's article:
54:34 minutes (49.97 MB)
We speak with Lee Francis from the Indigenous narrative collective (also known as INC) about native representation in the comic world and how INC plans to change the way the comics world sees Native Americans. 37:36 minutes (34.43 MB)
We sit down with the Executive director of the Columbia river Intertribal Fish comission and discuss the threats our salmon and people face and the ways people are working to change that. 48:33 minutes (44.45 MB)
“How the Grinch Stole Thanksgiving”, a presentation by Dr. Cornel Pewewardy recorded on location on November 24 at the PSU Native American Students Center.
Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, chair of the Indigenous Nations Studies Department, presents this thought-provoking workshop on the Native American perspective of Thanksgiving. He discusses the reasons society can no longer ignore the Native American voice in the context of this modern holiday.
*Audio quality is not optimal 54:08 minutes (49.57 MB)
The Keystone Pipeline would have to cross sovereign nations -- the Sioux -- and they are resolved to prevent it. Joe Clement reads from an article in the Christian Science Monitor, "Rosebud Sioux Tribal President Calls Approval of Keystone Pipeline ‘Act of War’". 3:15 minutes (2.23 MB)