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A sincere Wa do, (thank you) to all of our listeners and supporters!

Hey there, Tillicum Wawa Listeners and Friends!

Just want to send out a big thank you for supporting Tillicum Wawa and KBOO through the membership drive. Your support for Native American programming is much appreciated!

Listen for coverage from the Native American Congress session here in Portland in November....

Summer Check In

Say Hey,

Check out the July 21st interview/visit with Muskogee Creek, Joy Harjo. We showcase her new

CD, "Red Dreams: A Trail beyond Tears". Joy talks about her creative process, her relationship to her tribe, her soon to  be released personal memoirs,  a Wilma Mankiller tribute and alot more...

If you have a sec, drop a line and let us hear what you thought about this interview with Joy Harjo....I thought it rocked!



Big Show coming up on March 10th

This week Tillicum Wawa"Voices of the People" will present a show with two diverse but important topics.

We will hear from Trish Jordan, director of Redlodge, a transitional housing program for Native women exiting the penal system.

Also on the show will be a former habitant of Celilo Falls village...

Listen in for another great show!

Jan Michael Looking Wolf to appear LIVE on Tillicum wawa Jan. 13th!!

Listen in January 13th to KBOO 90.7FM at 6PM to hear Jan Michael Looking Wolf on Tillicum Wawa:Voices of the People, Native American music and community connection program.

John Talley's 80th Birthday Party

Just want to make sure that I get the word out that John Talley's birthday party is a week from tomorrow, January 9th, at his favorite pub, Bob and Alice's on Foster Road. It's a pot luck and will start at 3:30ish. Come one, come all!

Ok, I'm getting really excited about our January 13th show...Jan Michael Looking Wolf LIVE!

Osiyo, Listeners! Be ready for a rockin good show on January 13th when Jan Michael Looking Wolf, NAMMY award winning musician will appear LIVE on Tillicum Wawa: Voices of the People.

Jan will be bring his guitarist, Nathan Meyers and will grace us with some awesome music as well as tell us about his recent honor, 2010 Record of the Year.

Those who listened to "Indian Country"'s July 23rd, audition show with Jan Michael, will remember him playing from  his "Breakin Free" CD, well, that is the record that won him the award.

Jan tells me that he has been inspired to go a different direction with the flute now, an exciting new path that he promises to talk about when on January 13th.

Looking forward to our Rez Solutions Show and to hosting Jan Michael Looking Wolf


Tomorrow Tillicum Wawa will host YOU, our listeners! We want to hear what your Rez Solutions are for the coming year. What we mean by that is what you think will benefit our Indian community and what actions you are taking to make it the best it can be.

Call 503-231-8187 and share your thoughts on what will be good for our communities both on and off the Rez...

Happy New Year, Folks!

It was wonderful having Ed and John Edmo on the show!


We had a wonderful time with Ed and John Edmo last week and hope they will come again to visit with us.

Ed told some really good stories and read some of his poetry as well as talking about the drowning of Celilo Falls from his prospectivce as an 11yr old.

John honored us with songs on his drum and with background information about the songs.

Thanks again, or as we say in Tsalagi, "WADO"!

Ed Edmo and son, John to bring their voices to Tillicum Wawa

Ed Edmo, famous storyteller, local elder and icon in our community will appear live on Tillicum Wawa this Thursday! Which story will he tell? Listen in and find out!

He will bring his son, John, who is a wonderful singer and drummer.

Listen in for Voices of the People!.

A weekly airing of Tillicum Wawa

Check us out weekly on Thursdays, 6PM. And if you have to miss the live airing, you can listen to our podcast of the show. Thanks, Eugene, for getting so tech saavy!

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