March 2013 First Person Radio Archives


Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 9 am Central as she talks with returning observers of the 40th Anniversary of Wounded Knee: February 27, 1973. The village was held for 71 days against formidable U.S. marshals, the FBI and some military.

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock  on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 as she talks with Assistant Professor Shona Buchanan, author of Who's Afraid of Black Indians?. There is perhaps no other alliance greater between two groups than that between the native nations and first Africans and later African Americans. As colonialism progressed in the United States, the native nations were foreign in their own country. Then as African Americans were emancipated and later given the vote, native nations remained apart in their own separate lands.