Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 20, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news today. She talks about the lackluster fine by the MN DNR against Enbridge for committing several environmental permit violations and some events taking place online and around Minnesota. We also talk about giving city parks back to…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 16, 2021

Today Wendy Pilot welcomes Robert Lilligren CEO of NACDI, Mishaila Bowman with the Lower Phalen Creed Project speaking about a special event tonight, Plus news with Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe, and Louis Eagle Thunder!

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – September 15, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Louis Eagle Thunder. Louis has our news today as he talks about making your lawn more eco-friendly, Senator Tina Smith proposing clean electricity standards, the latest legal proceedings with Line 5 in Michigan, Indigenous Canadians requesting Enbridge move a pipeline project and more. In segment 2 we’re…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 13, 2021

Today’s hosts are Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news today and highlights an event titled, “Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask.” You can register for the event at HumanitiesND.org. She also talks about efforts to pressure South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem to…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 8, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news as she highlights the People vs. Fossil Fuels rally in Washington DC in October, whistleblowers saying the EPA has been falsifying chemical risk assessments and more. We also have a round table conversation about lateral violence and…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 3, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder.In our news segment Ogimaa highlights the latest with hurricane Ida, melting icebergs in the arctic, a stop Line 3 event that took place in Chicago and more. In segment 2 we’re joined by Chase Iron Eyes of the Lakota Law Project.…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – September 1, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news today she highlights how Indigenous resistance disrupted over 3 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually and legal action brought by water protectors in a tribal court (White Earth Nation) against Enbridge. We also take your calls…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 30, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. In our news today Ogimaa highlights some disturbing actions from law enforcement in northern Minnesota against water protectors that bordered on torture, a South Dakota Intertribal wind project gets a boost from Apple and more. Then we’re joined by Jen Martel…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 27, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa has our news today as she talks about how unarmed water protectors were met with a very heavy law enforcement presence outside the state capitol. We’re joined by Andy Pearson of MN350 who tell us more about the treaties not tar sands rally…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 26, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has today’s news. She discusses yesterday’s stop Line 3 rally at the state capitol (which is still continuing today), the shocking amount of barbed wire and state troopers at the rally, Governor Tim Walz backtracking from his promise to stop…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 23, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Louis Eagle Thunder. In our news segment Louise talks about giving proper burials to Native American children that were brought to boarding schools against their will. We’re also joined by Nancy Beaulieu of Bemidji 350. She discusses tribal treaty rights and sovereignty and has updates on Line…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 19, 2021

Join Robert Pilot (Ho-Chunk Nation) & Louis Eagle Thunder (Rosebud Sioux Nation) on Native Roots Radio today! Interview with Dallas Goldtooth of Reservation Dogs! Also Robert Lilligren Native American Community Development Institute!

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 18, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. It’s a special live broadcast from the Water is Life Concert in Duluth featuring Bon Iver, Lissie and more! Guests featured on today’s show include Winona LaDuke; Native American journalist Paul DeMain, managing editor and CEO of Indian Country Communications; Chase Iron Eyes of the Lakota…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 17, 2021

Join Robert & Wendy Pilot as they host Joe Morales with Treat People Walk For Water, discussing Line 3, and our relationship with mother earth. Also Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (Red Lake Nation) With Turtle Island News and more!

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – August 16, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Louis Eagle Thunder. Louis has our news as he talks about Line 3 protests taking place today outside the residence of Governor Tim Walz, Enbridge looking to do more dewatering amid the Line 3 pipeline construction and a drought and more. We’re also joined by Dr. Anthony…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 13, 2021

Native Roots Radio for Friday the 13th! Hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot speak with State Senator Mary Kunesh (D-41), News from Louis Eagle Thunder (Rosebud Sioux Nation), and Animal News with Wendy Pilot!

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – August 12, 2021

Today’s hosts are Wendy Pilot and Louis Eagle Thunder. Louis has our news and talks about the first Indigenous founded airline, a report shows that humans are likely behind many of the heatwaves we’ve had the past few years and more. Robert Lilligren from NACDI (Native American Community Development Institute) joins to talk about political…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – August 11, 2021

Today Hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot will be speaking with Bob Blake – Solar Bear & Native Sun Community Power Development (Red Lake Nation). News from Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (Red Lake Nation) with all the latest from Line 3, Line 5. Louis Eagle Thunder (Rosebud Sioux Nation) and more!

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – August 10, 2021

Join hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot for an Update on the Treaty People Walk for Water from Water Protector Joe Morales, plus news on upcoming events for Water in MN, and discussion with Louis Eagle Thunder, @LakotaGuy on TikTok; Wendy on the Onaqui Wild Horses.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 9, 2021

Today’s hosts are Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. In our news segment Ogimaa talks about the UN climate report showing the world is in big trouble when it comes to climate change, how Enbridge has already violated its environmental permits with Line 3 and more. Louise speaks with Phil Two Eagles,…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 5, 2021

Robert Pilot hosts Bobby Wilson (Dues) with a special interview about Rutherford Falls, Reservation Dogs and more! Robert Lilligren from NACDI joins again after vacation. Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe has news about White Earth suing MN DNR for Manoomin (Wild Rice) Rights Tik Tok star @Lakota Guy, Louis Eagle Thunder joins with updates

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 4, 2021

In our news segment Ogimaa updates us on Line 3 news including police harassment of water protectors. In segment 2 we hear from Winona Laduke, who is reporting from the Wadena County Jail after being arrested for protesting Line 3. In segment 3 we are joined by Bob Blake who brings us the solar news…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – August 2, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news today as she talks about MN350 hosting an online event tonight to stop Line 3, four confirmed fracc-outs now on the Mississippi River, how Line 3 construction could lead the extinction of the The Higgins freshwater mussel…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 28, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. In our Native News segment Ogimaa talks about Enbridge receiving a cease and desist order from the White Earth Nation so they can hold prayer ceremonies for the water. Unfortunately Enbridge has ignored the order. Also a group of MN legislatures…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 27, 2021

Hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot bring in Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe with news from the Stop Line 3 Frontlines, Gina Peltier from the Frontlines of Stop Line 3, and Louis Eagle Thunder, @LakotaGuy on TikTok

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 26, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our Native News. She highlights some upcoming stop Line 3 events, the Giniw Collective winning a restraining order against the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, Pennington County law enforcement interrupting a Native prayer ceremony claiming that they were “trespassing” plus…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 23, 2021

With Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe, and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa speaks to Winona LaDuke, who was released from Aitkin County Jail on Thursday. Kevin Abourezk joins the show for an extended discussion regarding sports teams and Native mascots, and it’s Fun Friday with Wendy’s animal section.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 22, 2021

With Robert Pilot, Wendy, Ogimaa, and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has the news; Ashlee Jallen provides a preview of a vaccination clinic going on this weekend in Minneapolis; Nancy Beaulieu reports from the Deep North; Louis drops by; Wendy follows up on the wild horse roundup by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 20, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Louise talks with Robert and Wendy about how when indigenous people become politically active they often get targeted by those in power. Ogimaa talks about the lack of monitoring of Enbridge by Minnesota regulators and largely letting them use the honor…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 19, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa starts the show with our news which includes an update on Enbridge possibly drilling near the Mississippi River headwaters, water protectors seeking a restraining order against the Hubbard County Sheriff’s office for blockading private property of water protectors, the Madison,…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 16, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Louis Eagle Thunder help celebrate Ogimaa’s birthday today! Ogimaa brings us the news today, then State Sen. Mary Kunesh joins for her Friday visit. Finally, Wendy speaks about the efforts to bad pet sales in pet stores and saving wild horses.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 14, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa reports live from the governor’s mansion for a rally encouraging Governor Tim Walz to stop Line 3 and honor Native American treaty rights. We also have the solar news from Solar Bear with Robert Blake. And in our sacred animals section Wendy talks…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – July 13, 2021

With Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Louis Eagle Thunder, and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa has the news as the MPCA investigates Enbridge violations; a roundtable with listeners wanting to know how they can help; Wendy’s distressing update on the wild horses roundup in the mountain west.

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – July 12, 2021

Today’s hosts are Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa starts with the News from Turtle Island, including the haze we’re getting in Minnesota from western wild fires, water protectors successfully stopping a mining construction site in Carlton, MN, and how you can get involved in stopping Line 3 without risking arrest.…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 9, 2021

Winona LaDuke’s essay Interdependence Day; Ogimaa has news from the Willow River aquifer spill, and then State Sen. Mary Kunesh joins the show for a robust discussion with Robert Pilot, Wendy, Louis, and Ogimaa.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 7, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa starts today’s show with the latest news on Line 3, the uncle of Darnella Frazier Struck was killed by Minneapolis Police in pursuit of robbery suspect plus more news. We’re also joined by Nathan Wright of Mackinaw Ode (Head of…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 6, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy, and Ogimaa have today’s news on Line 3; Wendy pleads to help save the wild horses from being rounded up in the Mountain West; Louis Eagle Thunder joins the crew for a roundtable discussion.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – July 1, 2021

Ogimaa has news, with an update from Tara Houska; Louis explains Orange Shirt Day and how to avoid being scammed by non-Native interests; Robert Pilot is joined by Robert Lilligren; Wendy discusses wolves and keeping your pets safe this weekend.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 30, 2021

Hosts today are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news from Turtle Island talking about protests against Enbridge’s Line 5 in Michigan, how Enbridge is continuing Line 3 construction despite not having a tribal monitor which they are supposed to have present at construction and more. We’re…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 29, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy, and Ogimaa recap the latest developments on Line 3; Nancy Beaulieu with an extended discussion on the battle against the pipeline; Wendy advises on how to prepare your pets for the frightening fireworks this weekend.

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 28, 2021

Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. In our News from Turtle Island Ogimaa talks about the Indigo Girls hosting a free concert to benefit water protectors and stopping Line 3, Hubbard County arresting water protectors for what authorities are calling trespassing even though the land is public and part of treaties, Line…

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 25, 2021

Robert Pilot introduces Winona LaDuke’s essay “Returning to Rice Lake” as we then take a listen; MN House Rep. Heather Keeler; State Sen. Mary Kunesh’s Friday update; Wendy’s Fluff Friday to try to close out a difficult week.

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 24, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy, and Ogimaa start out with today’s news as the Biden administration indicates it will not stop Line 3; Wisconsin State Senator Jeff Smith visits; Wendy’s sacred animals on furry and feathered partners staying together for life.

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 23, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa starts our News from Turtle Island segment with updates on Stop Line 3, including how Enbridge is reimbursing local police departments for anti-protestor gear and equipment, Enbridge applying for a variance in its water usage, upping its need from roughly 500M gallons to 4.98B and more.…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – June 22, 2021

Wendy Pilot, Louis Eagle Thunder, and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe take you through today’s show with news from Turtle Island; Robert Pilot calls in from Wisconsin to check in. Wendy discusses how the extreme heat is causing problems for our large raptors in Arizona.

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 21 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa starts with the News from Turtle Island. Then in segment 2 Winona LaDuke talks about the importance of water protectors. We’re also joined by Dr. Anthony Stately as he talks about some of the lesser known ways people have been mentally and emotionally impacted by COVID-19…

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 16, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa is off today so Louis Eagle Thunder (aka the Lakota Tik Tok guy) starts the show with the News from Turtle Island including ways you can help water protectors on Line 3. We also talk about some of the negative ways animals would be impacted by…

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake – June 15, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy talk to Nancy Beaulieu about what’s going on up north with Line 3’s certificate of need upheld in court and the treaty people actions; Paul DeMain goes in depth on treaties; Wendy talks about a moose being saved in Alaska.

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Native Roots Radio: I’m Awake – June 14, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa starts with updates on Line 3, including a Minnesota appeals court upholding Line 3 pipeline approval. We’re also joined by Dawn Goodwin of RISE coalition about the negative impacts of Line 3 and lies about protestors being shared by Enbridge as well as…

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Native Roots Radio: I’m Awake – June 9, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe has the news from Turtle Island with updates on Line 3 protests, including a video from Nancy Beaulieu, how water protectors are being mistreated by law enforcement. Louis Eagle Thunder also chimes in during our news segment talking about how the plug was pulled…

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Native Roots Radio: I’m Awake – June 8, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy, and Ogimaa discuss today’s news including the ongoing Treaty People event; Louis Eagle Thunder drops by to explain treaties in-depth; Grace stops by to detail her experiences at the Treaty People event; Wendy’s sacred animal update on a retiring landmine seeking rat.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – June 7, 2021

Hosts Robert and Wendy Pilot start today’s show with Ogimaa and the News from Turtle Island, which includes updates on some major Line 3 protests happening throughout Minnesota and how Native treaties are being violated with the construction of Line 3. Robert and Ogimaa also share their experiences traveling earlier today to northern Minnesota for…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – June 2, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy and Ogimaa host today’s show. We start with the news from Turtle Island. In segment 2 we’re joined by Louis Eagle Thunder, “the Tik Toker Lakota Guy” about the atrocities that were committed at Native boarding schools through the western hemisphere. We’re also joined by Bob Blake who brings us the Solar…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 28, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot are today’s hosts. Ogimaa has the news from Turtle Island and starts with the bad news day for big oil (but good news for people!). State Senator Mary Kunesh joins and tell us about a state of the state event she attended at the Red Lake Nation and the high…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 27, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa has the news from turtle island as she talks about pipeline news, including a pipeline spill in Montana and more. We’re also joined by Wisconsin state senator Jeff Smith about some animal protection bills he is working on as well as a speech he was part…

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I’m Awake – May 26, 2021

The Lower Phalen Creek Project joined the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center to present a 2 Hour Plant Medicine Webinar! Panelists will talk about how to use traditional Medicines, share recipes & talk about what’s happening to our medicines as the climate changes.

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I’m Awake – May 25, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy, and Ogimaa discuss the news as well as their recollections of the death of George Floyd one year ago as well as the days that followed; Nancy Beaulieu has a report from up north; Wendy discusses the urban wildlife of living near a river.

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I’m Awake – May 24, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show with Ogimaa’s news segment talking about Line 3 news and updates, Robert’s 60th birthday celebration with Michael Findley and Marge from the DFL giving shoutouts to Robert, plus Dr. Stately’s Monday health update for our Native communities.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 21, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa starts with the news from Turtle Island including updates on DAPL. We’re also joined by Senate Senator Mary Kunesh who highlights what she’s doing with the end of the session and sacred Native burial mounds. And we close the show with Wendy’s sacred animals segment.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 20, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot are your hosts of today’s show. Ogimaa starts the show with the news from Turtle Island. Then in segment 2 we’re joined by Kevin Abourezk, managing editor of Indianz.com. Then in the 2nd half of the show we’re joined by Robert Lilligren of NACDI.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 12, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with news from Turtle Island, including a court ruling that could force some Minnesota counties to issue tax refunds to Enbridge due to valuation errors by the counties. And some legislatures want the state to pick up the bill instead of the local counties. In segment 2 Nathan Wright of Mackinaw…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 4, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with the news from Turtle Island including some MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) events taking place tomorrow for MMIW day and more. Nancy Beaulieu of RISE Coalition and Bemidji 350 joins to talk about Line 3 news. We’re also joined by Nathan Wright of MackinawOde (Heart of the Turtle) about…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 3, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with the news from Turtle Island including water protection events taking place around the state, MMIR Day (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) coming up on Wednesdays and events taking place that day, some ways you can help defund Line 3 and Nestle being accused of draining water out of forests in…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 29, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with our news from Turtle Island. We’re also joined by Wisconsin state Senator Jeff Smith (district 31) and Minnesota state Senator Mary Kunesh (district 41) to talk about the national day of awareness for MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) on May 5. They also talk about some of the legislation…

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