March 2012 First Person Radio Archives

3/7/2012 First Person Radio

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Miguel Vargas as they talk with distinguished Professor Robert Miller about the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and the upcoming Permanent Forum discussion at the United Nations on May 7 – 18 in New York.

3/14/2012 First Person Radio

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Miguel Vargas as they talk with guests Roxanne Gould and Jim Rock about the upcoming Augsburg Native American Film Series: Where Condor Meets Eagle: Indigenous Bolivian and Native American Film Festival, a three-night celebration of Indigenous film, collaborations across national boundaries, and visual storytelling. Elise Marrubio and Sonia Davilla from Bolivia will also be with us. Included are films from Bolivia, Canada, and Minnesota. Some of the filmmakers from Bolivia will be present, all films in Spanish will be translated.

3/21/2012 First Person Radio

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Miguel Vargas as they talk about the upcoming Minnesota Historical Society’s “Minnesota Tragedy: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.”

3/28/2012 First Person Radio

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Miguel Vargas this week as they talk with guests Professor Brenda Child, Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota, and Michael Sullivan, who is a PhD student in linguistics and active in the revitalization effort of Ojibwe, an Algonquian language of the northern Midwest region of North America.