We bring you from the archives a conversation I had with Gyasi Ross, father, writer, artist, attorney, member of the Blackfeet Tribe, and author of How To Say I Love You In Indian. We talk about the life and politics of America and racism, from the perspective of a Native American artist and activist.
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I host a conversation with Gyasi Ross, father, writer, artist, attorney, member of the Blackfeet Tribe, and author of How To Say I Love You In Indian. We talk about the life and politics of America and racism, from the perspective of a Native American artist and activist.
Our co-host is Dr. Kaye Whitehead, Associate Professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, and author of Letters To My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial America.
We look at Apache Sacred Land in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona being ceded to copper mining interests. Our guests are: Mark Trahant,independent print and media journalist; Mike McAuliff, Senior Congressional Correspondent for the Huffington Post; Terry Rambler, Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe; and Gyasi Ross, member of the Blackfeet Tribe, father, entrepreneur, attorney and author of How to Say I Love You in Indian.
Listen to Marc’s interview with Native American author, historian, feminist, and self-described revolutionary Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on her fascinating and informative book An Indigenous People’s History of the United States.
We talk the foundations of love and more with author and lawyer Gyasi Ross talks about his book How to Say I Love You in Indian. Ross is a member of the Blackfeet Indian Nation and also comes from the Suquamish Nation.
We wrap up the show with an interview with Native American author, poet, and screenwriter Sherman Alexie. Sherman’s compelling new book, Blasphemy, is a collection of new and previously-published short stories.
This interview originally aired November 21, 2012.
We host a roundtable on Native American news. We are be joined by: Gyasi Ross, member of the Blackfeet Tribe and attorney representing tribes for Crowell Law Offices-Tribal Advocacy Group; Aand Mark Trahant, independent print and media journalist. We discuss, among other things, adoption cases that challenge Native sovereignty and how sequestration affects Native American communities.
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