Air Date: 6–21-2019
Today we take a look at the ways that Native Peoples are represented in white society and pop culture, how some are working to take back their own narratives and some insight into the profound effects, both positive and negative, of how peoples are represented.
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The Washington Post conducts a flawed survey resulting in a misleading conclusion that most native peoples don't consider Redskins to be an offensive term
Racist representation of native peoples in sports and culture supports the anti-native sentiment that drives the MMIWG epidemic
Native peoples have had their stories told form them by white people for centuries, working in museums and cultural centers create the opportunities to tell their own stories
W Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu step in a pile of native cultural appropriation and then slowly, messily wade their way out of it
Discussing cultural appropriation in many forms including the legal trademarking of one of the terms most central to native Hawaiian culture, Aloha
A history lesson on the Hollywood creation of all of the stereotypes we reflexively think of when we think about how native peoples speak
David Treuer discusses the means by which Indians have been fighting for social and political change for centuries.
Ch. 8: Changed my mind in favor of impeachment - Nick from California
Ch. 9: Final comments on the Canadian TV show “First Contact” and what it teaches us about how people do and don’t change their mind
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Native American imagery is all around us, while the people are often forgotten (National Geographic)
‘It’s called a genocide’: Gavin Newsom apologizes to California’s Native Americans (San Francisco Chronicle)
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Turning to You - Landsman Duets
- Vibrant Canopy - Origami
- Homegrown - The Pine Barrens
- Wingspan - Bayou Birds
- Interlude - The Nocturne
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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