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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Exclusive Special Programming for MMIW - Produced by Carmen Garnica - Edited by Ruth Parra         Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 22, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel and features the following segments:   Left & the Law: Kamala Harris Vice President Kamala Harris faces renewed scrutiny as calls intensify for Joe Biden to step down from the presidential race. Whatever the outcome of DNC jockeyi... Read more

Criminalizing Columbia River Indians

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Celilo Wy’am guest Mole Lana Jack interviews Yakama fisherman and fishing rights activist Andy Sohappy about resisting and navigating a gauntlet of colonial agencies, jurisdictions, and police that collectively criminalize, impoverish and imprison Native fishers exercisi... Read more

The Great River: The Making & Unmaking of the Mississippi

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For thousands of years Native peoples made their homes in the Mississippi watershed, that spans nearly half of what is now the United States. They respected the “great river” and lived peaceably alongside it. But when European settlers arrived they upended Native lives and ... Read more

Review of Jacqueline O'Mahony's Sing, Wild Bird, Sing on the Irish famine

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Irish Famine: Larry Bowlden brings a review of Jacqueline O'Mahony's novel about the 1849 famine in Ireland, Sing, Wild Bird, Sing, a story of leaving and finding the Oregon Territories and a different sort of wanderer. The novel is sad and lovely, informative and enter... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee for June 16th 2024

Airs at: Sun, 06/16/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  In this episode we wish all you dads a happy father's day while also honoring all you single, step, foster, and other complex examples of modern parenting through the lens of The Man In The Yellow Hat–and a whole lotta great music!   Life is hard but life is oh so good... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 17, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, in celebration of Juneteenth and Pride Month. Our show includes the following segments: Dam Removal on the Klamath: Over the past decade, Tribal Nations have led a global movement for dam removal as a vital part of re... Read more

Dam Removal on the Klamath

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 9:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Over the past decade, Tribal Nations have led a global movement for dam removal as a vital part of responding to the climate crisis.  Jan Haaken talks with Cynthia Coleman, professor of communication at Portland State University, about her case study of the campaign to remo... Read more

100 years since the "Indian Citizenship Act of 1924," with guest host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    The federal Indian Citizenship Act passed in 1924. It granted US citizenship rights to all Native Americans. However, this did not guarantee the vote. States retained the authority to decide who could and could not vote. In 1926, Zitkála-Šá and her husband founded the... Read more

The Cost of Free Land

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The American strategy to exterminate the indigenous people who lived on this continent before the European settlement was many pronged. One of its elements was to entice immigrants from Eastern Europe to come to America with the offer of receiving free land to farm. This of... Read more