Native Roots Radio: I’m Awake – September 28, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show presented by Little Moments Count. We welcome Barb Fabre, CEO of Indigenous Visions and Lynn Shells, an early childhood teacher at Grand Portage Head Start as they share information about Indigebox, an educational subscription box serving Native American children. Then to close the show Ogimaa brings…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 28, 2022

Hour 1: Matt will get a colonoscopy on Monday and talks about the importance of making sure you get regularly tested. New videos show Jan. 6 Trump supporters using Trump flags and banners to attack capitol police officers. Then we’re joined by national political expert Jeff Stein for our usual Wednesday visit. Matt and Jeff…

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Native Roots Radio: Rock the Vote Native Style – September 27, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s jam packed Rock the Vote Native Style show! Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe brings information on Early Voting and Hurricane Ian. Then Minneapolis School Board Candidate for Ward 5 Laurelle Myhra (Red Lake Ojibwe) joins to talk about her vision. And Reed Olson, 2-time Beltrami County Commissioner joins to…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 27, 2022

Hour 1: Matt shares some fun information about hist trip to Colorado and national parks in the area. Why Colorado’s marijuana legalization has been a massive financial success without the “consequences” they warned about. Problems continue mounting for Putin including thousands of Russians fleeing by the day to avoid military conscription. The University of Idaho…

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Brett Johnson with Patrick Coolican (9/27/22)

Brett Johnson is joined editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Reformer. They talk about new stats showing MN has a major alcohol consumption problem, how MN has fallen behind other states with ballot access and the political fallout from the Feeding Our Future scandal.

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Ben Wikler with Matt – September 26, 2022

Ben Wikler was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in June of 2019. Now in his second term, he has led the party through an unbroken string of statewide victories, including Wisconsin’s defeat of Trump in 2020, and built the WisDems to a new level of success and recognition as a force for…

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – September 24, 2022

(9/24/22)—We begin with highlighting Goldie’s Bagels in Columbia MO and J. Selby’s in St. Paul for their programs of giving a free meal to anyone who asks for one—nice charity! At Goldie’s there’s a “neighbor account” where customers can contribute; what a great idea! The Big Interview is an encore of my October 2021 interview…

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Connections Radio Show – September 24, 2022

*This episode contains content that may be inappropriate for younger listeners.* Hosts Laurie Fitz and Rick Bernardo join shameless sex therapist and holistic coach Jackie Golob, of Shameless Therapy. We explore not only our mental health surrounding sexuality, but also how we all might connect powerfully in that realm of human experience. – www.ShamelessTherapy.org  

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 23, 2022

Host Robert Pilot welcomes MN State Senator Mary Kunesh to discuss Legislative news and the impacts on Indian Country plus commentary on current events. Also Rachel Thunder calls from Chicago and the Walk for Justice for Leonard.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 23, 2022

Brett Johnson fills in for Matt. The first half of the first hour focuses on Ron DeSantis’s sending immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard; Eli Yolkley of Morning Consult joins the show to discuss the upcoming midterms; Brett is joined by MinnPost’s Peter Callaghan for the first half of the second hour with discussion of the Southwest…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 22, 2022

Robert Pilot (Ho-Chunk Nation) hosts Native Roots Radio today with Robert Lilligren (White Earth Nation), CEO of the Native American Community Development Institute with updates from Franklin Avenue – The Native Corridor of Minneapolis, MN.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 22, 2022

Russia grows desperate; Brett Favre update as Mississippi official pleads guilty in fraud scandal; Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha returns to the show; Michigan candidate says women’s suffrage was a major mistake; Pat Driscoll is Democrat of the Day; COVID update; alcohol-related deaths and other drug deaths in Minnesota have spiked.

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Dr. Michael Osterholm – CDC concerns

Dr. Michael Osterholm, American epidemiologist, Regents Professor, and Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research, discusses COVID, The Pox, and the resurgence of Polio in America with Freddie Bell. Joe McKenzie, founder of Ripple Connects joins us with details on how to prepare for your upcoming job search. He focuses on the steps you…

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Mayor Frey’s Covid Response

inneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey outlines the city’s response to new CDC Covid guidelines. Career expert Joe McKenzie and I discuss living your life with positive expectations. Kitty Harris, property manager of Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, outlines help for those seeking legal assistance. New Beginnings also continues a lesson from Unity South Twin Cities.…

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Keeping Safe

pidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm joins us. He says Covid doesn’t appear to be going away and talks about the steps he takes to keep safe. AARP MN State Director Cathy McCleer is with us and she talks about being fit. Ripple Connects Founder, Joe McKenzie and I discuss a silent job search and the critical…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 21, 2022

Hour 1: The Minnesota Reformer reports some Minneapolis residents aren’t happy that off-duty Minneapolis police officers are guarding construction sites for a company owned by Tim Michels, a Trump-style Republican who’s running for governor of Wisconsin. Republicans getting extra cozy with police. Busting cell phone thefts. Next Matt is joined by national political expert Jeff…

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Native Roots Radio Presents Rock The Vote Native Style – September 20, 2022

Robert Pilot welcomes Special Guest MN State Auditor Julie Blaha to talk about her work and issues important to her. Nancy Beaulieu also joins with guest Mark Morrissey, ally candidate for Beltrami County Commissioner. Plus, Ogimaa talks about National Voter Registration Day!

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 19, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Tonight we welcome Heather Keeler from Two Feathers Consulting, LLC and Dr. Shelby Terstriep who specializes in oncology with a special interest in breast cancer with Sanford Health in a discussion about breast cancer in Indian Country. Then we’re joined by Dr. Stately of Native American…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 19, 2022

Hour 1: We’re joined by columnist, political analyst, author and podcast host Cliff Schecter. They talk about whether the national media is underestimating Democrats chances this fall, Republicans refusal to appeal to suburban voters and more. Then will Republicans resort to political violence when elections don’t go their way? And how Republican leaders who call…

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GhostBox Radio – September 18, 2022

GHOSTBOX IS ON THE ROAD !!!! Greg is with Tracer Fox at Hotel Josephine and Lake House in Holton Kansas. As featured on the Discovery+ showGhost Hunters Today’s epsiode recounts the history of Hotel Josephine and details of the investagations they completed the nights before the episode.

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – September 17, 2022

A live show! I start by reminding about how I resigned from Lavender Magazine in July because of the publisher’s edict banning “political writing” (e.g., me writing about the need to protect queer kids). Today I note that the back cover of the magazine’s most recent issue has a political ad by MN’s GOP candidate…

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Connections Radio – September 17, 2022

Hosts Laurie Fitz and Rick Bernardo join writer, director, choreographer, and performing artist Stuart Pimsler (Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater). We discuss his book, The Choreography of Care, exploring caregivers’ vital needs and possibilities of enhanced healing and growth for all concerned—health providers, patients, and artists. – www.ChoreographyofCare.com  www.StuartPimsler.com

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 16, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news. And then we welcome state Senator Mary Kunesh who provides us with updates from the Capitol and campaign trail. They also discuss opioid addiction and why it’s important to talk about it. And share some information about the Leonard Peltier’s Walk To…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 16, 2022

Hour 1: Did Ron DeSantis commit human trafficking when he deceived and trafficked Christian migrants to Martha’s Vineyard? Then we’re joined by Dr. Joe Eastman who tells us about some new COVID variants on the horizon, vaccination policies and how COVID is still not gone yet. Are Democrats committing an error by not forcing a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 15, 2022

Florida sends migrants to Martha’s Vineyard; Jack Rice joins the show to analyze DeSantis’s actions as well as the Mar-a-Lago raid; Pete Radosevich is Democrat of the Day; man bites ear off of another man at a soccer game; Minnesota Reformer article on Kim Crockett.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 14, 2022

Join Robert Pilot for a special show with guests from the Indigenous Parent Leadership Initiative! Beth Ann Dodds – Project Coordinator & Facilitator Kris Manning – Facilitator Lacy Armstrong – Parent Leader Participant All three guests are from the White Earth Nation and excited to talk about this wonderful program.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 14, 2022

Rabies alert in North Dakota; Mike Lindell’s phone seized at a Hardee’s; more damning details in the Brett Favre money scandal in Mississippi; Jeff Stein’s Wednesday visit; are we being nice to the people we demand a high level of care from?

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Native Roots Radio Presents The Year of the Dog – September 13, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s special edition of Native Roots Radio presents the Year of the Dog. For most of the hour we welcome veteran actor Jon Proudstar to discuss a new film “The Year of the Dog” as well as his work on the FX Hit “Reservation Dogs” as the character…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 13, 2022

Hour 1: Reaction to last night’s Emmy awards. Republicans keep trying to run away from the abortion issue. Lindsey Graham proposes a very misleading abortion “compromise” bill. Ken Starr, the prosecutor in the Clinton Whitewater case, has died at the age of 76. Why aren’t Democrats fielding candidates in Wisconsin’s 6th and 8th Congressional districts?…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 12, 2022

SPECIAL EPISODE: Guest Host Dr. Antony Stately (Oneida/White Earth Anishinaabe) director at the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis, MN joins LIVE from the First Medicines Conference in Prior Lake, MN with 2 special guests!

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 12 2022

Matt criticizes Tim Walz for too much trash talking Wisconsin football fans after a disastrous weekend for Badger State football; Matt explains his religious views to the Civic Media audience and how it applies to Ron Johnson; Minnesota GOP roundup; longtime friend of the show Alan Miller joins to promote his new book, Holding Court;…

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – September 10, 2022

(9/10/22)—Our Featured Idealist is Mary Peltola, the congressperson-elect from Alaska, and the first native Alaskan to ever be elected to Congress. The Big Interview is with Katie White, a heart transplant recipient who discovered her artistic bend through a program named, “Art at the Bedside,” while waiting for a new heart at the Mayo Clinic.…

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Food Freedom Radio – September 10, 2022

Laura is joined by Zephyr James of the Autism Society of Minnesota as they preview the Autistic Community Summit on September 17, 2022. Keynote speaker Said Shaiye also joins the show to discuss his triumphs and challenges.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 9 2022

It’s football season; Lucky Charms determined not to be making people sick; more about diverting water to the desert southwest; Trump lawsuit against Clinton dismissed; Twin Cities don’t need winning sports to be validated; more on the Minnesota legislator in the Oath Keepers; Brad Finstad trying to avoid abortion talk; third party candidates running in…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 8, 2022

Host Robert Pilot (Ho-Chunk Nation) welcomes Robert Lilligren (White Earth Nation Anishinaabe) Director of the Native American Community Development Institute in Minneapolis, MN for updates from the Native Corridor in Minneapolis, talk on national, regional & local news, plus history and more. Rachel Thunder calls from the Walk for Leonard and Nathan Wright also has…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 7, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news. Then it’s our weekly Monday visit with Dr. Anthony Stately, CEO of Native American Community Clinic (NACC). Dr. Stately and the NRR crew talk about education and parenting challenges during and now coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 7, 2022

Hour 1: Matt has a funny story about a young families questionable judgement with their child. Documents recovered from Mar-A-Lago included information about nuclear capabilities of foreign nations. Then Matt is joined by national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff get into a spirited debate about nuclear documents at Mar-A-Lago, leaks during the investigation,…

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Matt McNeil with Michael Brodkorb (9/7/22)

We’re joined by former Republican Party analyst Michael Brodkorb, who was recently attacked on social media by Matt Birk. They talk about why the Jensen/Birk campaign has been struggling and how the MN GOP should be focusing on other statewide races besides governor.

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Native Roots Radio Presents Rock The Vote Native Style – September 6, 2022

Join hosts Robert Pilot & Nancy Beaulieu for an evening with MN State Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn (DFL) Dist: 42B, along with news from Ogimaa and a visit from Alan Roy (DFL) Dist 2.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 1, 2022

Hour 1: The Justice Department will seek the longest prison sentence in any U.S. Capitol riot case against former New York City police officer Thomas Webster. Reaction to Clarence Thomas’s wife, Ginni Thomas, trying to overturn 2020 election results in Wisconsin. Alaska of all places votes Democrat in a Congressional special election. Extreme abortion legislation…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 31, 2022

Robert Pilot & Wendy host Native Roots Radio Live from the Native Roots Trading Post at the Minnesota State Fair! Ogimaa brings the news, Alan Roy calls in, and Bob Blake stops by with Dr. Stately!

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 31, 2022

Bring Me The News calls out the Kidway at the Minnesota State Fair; DOJ filing turned into federal judge; Jeff Stein of the Iowa Politics Report makes his Wednesday visit; new speed limits coming to Lake Minnetonka; Scott Jensen releases his education plan centered on promoting charter schools; Michael Brodkorb joins the show to discuss…

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Native Roots Radio Presents Rock The Vote Native Style – August 30, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s Rock the Vote Native show live from the state fair! We start the show speaking with Lindy Sownik, Communications Director for MN House DFL Campaign. Then later we’re joined by Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe who brings us our news. She gives some updates on Line 5, how the Supreme…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 30, 2022

Hour 1: South Korean street foods are delicious! Campaign signs for Ron Johnson were vandalized. Right wing arguments trying to defend Scott Jensen for comparing COVID restrictions to the rise of Nazism. Reaction to the AP’s article on Gen Z and millennials speaking out on their reluctance to become parents. And a roundup of some…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 29, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news. Next we’re joined by Maureen Hackett of Howling for Wolves as shares some updates on wolf regulations in the state, their Wolf Forgiveness Bonus Program and more. Then it’s our weekly Monday visit with Dr. Anthony Stately, CEO of Native…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 29, 2022

Matt talks about Thor: Love and Thunder and its connection to politics; Republicans begin to panic as their projected red wave ebbs more by the day; melting Greenland ice poses serious threat to sea levels; Kari Rehrauer is Democrat of the Day; 2000 Mules recalled.

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