First Person Radio

First Person Radio is a weekly public affairs program of MIGIZI Communications that features news headlines and interviews with leaders and groups from Indian Country, produced and hosted by Laura Waterman Wittstock, Louis W. Hill, Jr. Fellow in Philanthropy under the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs (2006). Among leadership and professional awards are the (2011) Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award: Farr Award for an exceptional contribution to public affairs; (2006) the Distinguished IEL Service Award, (Institute for Educational Leadership national award for improvement of American education; (2005) American Indian Honored Educator. 

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Recent Playlists

7/23/2014 First Person Radio
7/16/2014 First Person Radio
7/9/2014 First Person Radio
Heid Erdrich on First Person Radio 7/2/2014


Roy Taylor on First Person Radio 6/25/2014


Shirley Sneve on First Person Radio 6/18/2014


Rhiana Yazzie on First Person Radio 6/11/2014


Jonathon Hock on First Person Radio 6/4/2014


Roy Taylor on First Person Radio 5/28/2014


Roberta Hill on First Person Radio 5/21/2014

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 as she talks with renowned Poet and professor of English and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.