Claus Biegert on FIRST PERSON RADIO 12/6/17

On December 6th,  Laura Waterman Wittstock talked with Claus Biegert, journalist, author, filmmaker and radio reporter.  Click here to listen.
Biegert s also a notable human rights activist based in Munich, Germany. We are going to talk about worldwide contributions to and support for American Indian causes. 

We’ll recall several events and points in history where work being done in European countries paralleled actions in the U.S. Claus has many friends across Indian Country and we will talk about them, too.
Claus Biegert, born 1947, is a journalist, author, film-maker, radio reporter and human rights activist, based in Munich, Germany. He published numerous books on Native Americans and environmental issues. For many years he had his own radio program at the Bavarian Public Radio. In 1979/80 he collaborated with visual artist Rainer Wittenborn and many Cree hunters in the multi-media exhibition “James Bay Project – A River Drowned by Water”, which traveled the world for almost ten years. Among his films are “The Secret and the Sacred – Two Worlds at Los Alamos”, “Winona LaDuke – Thunderbird Woman”, “Exit 16 – Onondaga Nation Territory” and “Leonard Peltier: I am the Indian Voice”. Biegert is the initiator of the World Uranium Hearing, 1992 in Salzburg, Austria, and the co-founder of the Nuclear-Free Future Award, which started in 1998.


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