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)
Jan Haaken talks with Mimi Schippers of Tulane University about feminism and football, and why women sometimes love the sport. They also talk about whether there is anything in the game worth loving. Schipper's blog post on this topic is here.
There is a jewel buried amongst the businesses and warehouses of SE Portland. Volunteers of America Oregon operates a facility that helps women rise out of addiction into a better life and helps moms improve life for their kids. This is not your parent's VOA. These days, it does a lot more than pick up mattresses and refrigerators. Don Merrill followed the trail of a klatch of women standing in a parking lot to a truly remarkable pair of heroic and life changing programs. 15:17 minutes (13.98 MB)