Native American Heritage Month

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Native American Heritage Month
  • Chief Oren Lyons

    Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

    Chief Oren Lyons is a member of the Onondaga and Seneca Nations of the Iroquois Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation, he serves on the Grand Council of Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Conf...

  • Bird Runningwater (2019)

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. ET Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

    Bird Runningwater, Director of Sundance Institute's Indigenous Program, discusses "Indigenous Perspectives on Cinema" as part of Chautauqua Institution's week on "Exploring Race and Culture with Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln...

  • CLSC: 'The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present'

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 20, 2020.

    In The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, David Treuer melds history with reportage and memoir. Tracing the tribes' distinctive cultures from first contact, he explores how the depredations of each era spawned new modes of survival. The de...

  • Quiet Voices, Important Truths: Life Lessons From the Native Way

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

    Dr. Kent Nerburn looks to bridge the gap between Native and non-Native cultures.

    Nerburn is the author and editor of sixteen books on spiritual values and Native American themes, including the ground breaking creative non-fiction t...

  • Growing Hope

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

    Beth Roach details the Nottoway Tribe’s tradition and efforts to preserve native culture through ancestral seeds.

    Roach is a co-founder of the Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to preserve ancestral seeds...

  • Michael Martin

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

    Michael Martin is the executive Director of the Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties, Inc. He is an Onondaga of the Beaver Clan (Haudenosaunee) from the Six Nations of the Grand River territory in Southern O...

  • Interfaith Friday: Haudenosaunee

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, July 31, 2020.

    Michael Martin speaks on Haudenosaunee on Interfaith Friday.

    Martin is the executive Director of the Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties, Inc. Prior to joining NACS, Mr. Martin had started his own company, “X...

  • CLSC: Robin Wall Kimmerer

    Originally broadcast Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

    Botanist and Professor Robin Wall Kimmerer will join us in the Hall of Philosophy to give the author’s presentation for the 2022 CLSC selection, Braiding Sweetgrass. A New York Times, a Washington Post, and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Braidin...

  • Kelsey Leonard

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. ET Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

    Kelsey Leonard is a water scientist, legal scholar, policy expert, writer, and enrolled citizen of the Shinnecock Nation, who works as an assistant professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, where her rese...

  • Diane Schenandoah

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Thursday, July 21, 2022.

    Diane Schenandoah, an artist and a Faithkeeper of the Oneida Nation, Wolf Clan of the Six Nations Haudenosaunee Confederacy, is the Syracuse University community's first Honwadiyenawa'sek - "One who helps them." This first of its kind po...