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Gyasi Ross: Perspectives Of A Native American Activist

Gyasi Ross (Credit: TheStranger.com) November 21, 2016 – Segment 2

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.


Gyasi Ross: Perspectives Of A Native American Activist

Gyasi Ross (Credit: CutBank Creek Press)October 19, 2015 – Segment 2

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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.


Apache Sacred Land To Be Used For Copper Mining

tontoDecember 17, 2014 – Segment 3

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 PostTerry 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.

 


Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: An Indigenous People’s History of the United States

Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizOctober 17, 2014 – Segment 1

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.

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Gyasi Ross: ‘How To Say I Love You In Indian’

How To Say I Love You In Indian - Gyasi RossMarch 21, 2014 – Segment 2

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.

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Blasphemy: Native American Author, Poet & Screenwriter Sherman Alexie

Sherman AlexieFebruary 17, 2014 – Hour 2

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. 

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Native News Roundtable

Geronimo-graffitiAugust 16, 2013 – Segment 5

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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Zimmerman Verdict Commentary From Gyasi Ross

MartinAugust 16, 2013 – Segment 4

Gyasi Ross, member of the Blackfeet Tribe and attorney representing tribes for Crowell Law Offices-Tribal Advocacy Group, joins us for a commentary on the Zimmerman verdict. He is the author of an article called 1,000 Trayvons: All People of Color Must Unite to Stop the Slaughter.

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