October 2013 First Person Radio Archives

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 as she talks  with Amy Langenfeld, Sargeant Matthew St. George of the Minneapolis Police Department and Fawn Marquez, Coordinator of Women of Traditional Birthing at the Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis.

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 as she talks with Beverly Bushyhead, Assistant Director of Juel Fairbanks Chemical Dependency Services, Inc. She is a graduate of Hamline University and is committed to the non-profit sector of the Twin Citities where she has served for over 15 years.

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 as she talks with guest Kimberly M. Tallbear, Associate Professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of a new book, Native American DNA (University of Minnesota Press). In the book, Tallbear shows how DNA testing is a powerful and problematic scientific process. Ms Tallbear describes the DNA "markers" that are applied to specific groups such as Native American tribes.