February 2010 First Person Radio Archives

Jim Anderson is tribal historian for the Mendota Dakota community in Minnesota. Today we have a dialogue about the long-contested status of Coldwater Spring, an ancient sacred site near Fort Snelling. Also, regional history and a walk through pre-Minneapolis sovereign lands.

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A Valentine’s romp with music and talk- from pre-WWI oldies, familiar to Native veterans, to love stories and a Hawaiian favorite.

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We’re playing a fun play from the Native peoples of Alaska. It takes traditional stories and contemporary life to the next level. With comedy, a little irreverence, and respect laugh with us during this hour. Rhiana will also be playing some cuts from Cochise Anderson’s (Choctaw) Kemosabe Therapy!

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Native Philanthropy is one of the oldest aspects of Indigenous cultures, and has seen some of the newest developments and cultural adaptations to Western systems of organized philanthropy. David Cournoyer is the Director of Resource and Program Development for Native Americans in Philanthropy; and David Nicholson, program director at Headwaters.

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