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

4/16/2014 First Person Radio
4/9/2014 First Person Radio
Vince Moniz on First Person Radio 4/2/2014


Ikidowin Program: on First Person Radio 3/26/2014


Max Gail on First Person Radio 3/19/2014


3/12/2014 First Person Radio
Melanie Peterson Hickey, Jackie Dionne, John Poupart on First Person Radio 3/12/2014


2/26/2014 First Person Radio
Daniel Sellers and Jacqueline White on First Person Radio 2/26/14


Elaine Salinas on First Person Radio 2/19/14

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, February 19 as she talks with three representatives of the new charter school Bdote Learning Center.