Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 24, 2022

Dr. Antony Stately guest hosts with Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe tonight discussing the impacts of the Reversal by the SCOTUS of ROE V. WADE with guests MN Sen. Mary Kunesh & Marisa Cummings, President of the MN Indian Women’s Resource Center.

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

Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (Red Lake Nation) and Dr. Antony Stately (Oneida/Anishinaabe) take over Native Roots Radio! Dr. Stately welcomes the organizers of the Minneapolis 2 Spirit Pow Wow & Head Dancer, Nolan Berglund!

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news today as she highlights some events coming up. Next we’re joined by Griselda Aldrete, Director – Stakeholder Engagement with Alliant Energy. She shares some tips on how to save energy and keep cool this summer. In our sacred animals segment…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 21, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news today. Then we’re joined by Nancy Beaulieu of MN350. She and the Native Roots crew talk about treaty rights, Line 3 and more. Then we’re joined by Miiskogihmiiwan as she provides some updates at the Native Roots Trading Post store.…

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

Robert Pilot interviews the cast of Rutherford Falls! @Sierra Ornelas New Rutherford Falls beaded poster: Art by Jamie-okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock), with designs by Okuma, Leith Mahkewa (Oneida-Hopi), and Kahsenniyohstha Lauren Williams (Mohawk). On IG: Okuma: @j.okuma Mahmewa: @leithmahkewa Williams: kahsenniyohsthadesigns

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 15, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news today. She talks about how the SCOTUS recently chipped away at the 4th amendment, a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin who spent nearly 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was finally exonerated of the…

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news today. Next we’re joined by Nancy Beaulieu of MN350. She and the Native Roots crew talk about the anniversary of Camp FireLight, Line 5 protests, treaty rights and climate change impacting birds. And in our sacred animals segment Wendy and Robert…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 13, 2022

Join Robert Pilot for interviews with the Cast of Rutherford Falls – Just in Time for Season 2! Artwork: @SierraOrnelas RUTHERFORD FALLS Season two beaded poster! Art directed by Jamie-okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock), with designs by Okuma, Leith Mahkewa (Oneida-Hopi), and Kahsenniyohstha Lauren Williams (Mohawk) Artists On IG: Okuma: @j.okuma Mahmewa: @leithmahkewa Williams: kahsenniyohsthadesigns

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 10, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news today. Next we’re joined by Cathy Coates, who wrote her thesis on the removal of Ho-Chunk people from Minnesota. In our sacred animals segment Wendy has more animal fun facts!

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news today. Next we’re joined by Waniya Locke who talks about tribal data sovereignty and Lakota language consortium. Then it’s Bob Blake as the the Solar Bear brings us the solar news.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 6 2022

Dr. Antony Stately (White Earth Nation), CEO of the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis, MN joins Robert Pilot for a Weekly Wellness Check In & Discussion! Bring your healthcare questions! As always, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (Red Lake Nation) brings Native News & Wendy Pilot brings Sacred Animal News!

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – June 2, 2022

Robert Pilot hosts Native Roots Radio with Thursday’s Updates from the Avenue with the CEO of the Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI), Robert Lilligren (White Earth Nation); Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe (Red Lake Nation) and Wendy Pilot

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news today. Next we’re joined by Nancy Beaulieu of MN350. And then the Native Roots Radio crew along with Dr. Anthony Stately discuss mental health and gun safety amid last week’s mass school shooting in Texas.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 25, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. We start today’s show with Audrey Thayer reacting to yesterday’s school shooting in Texas, mental health issues and gun safety. Then it’s Bob Blake as the the Solar Bear brings us the solar news. And in our sacred animals segment Wendy talks about the push to get…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 20, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news today and talks about some upcoming events and how Cal Berkeley Law plans to eliminate tuition for Native American students. Next we’re joined by MN state Senator Mary Kunesh who talks about the upcoming end of the legislative session and…

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. We react to this weekend’s mass shooting in Buffalo by a white supremacist. Then we’re joined by Cierra Burnaugh · Recruitment Coordinator for Minneapolis Public Schools, who tells us about some great career opportunities at Minneapolis Public Schools. In our sacred…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 11, 2022

Robert Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa begins today with our news segment. Next we welcome Kevin Abourezk, managing editor of Indianz.com as he talks about some of the stories they’re working on. We’re also joined by Nathan Wright of MackinawOde (Heart of the Turtle) to update us on Line 5.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 10, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe has our news. In segment 2 we’re joined by North Dakoat state rep. Ruth Buffalo about Act Blue working to defend 16 incumbents and elect more Dem-NPLers. Then we speak with Nancy Beaulieu of Bimi’ji 350 who talks about some DFL conventions at both…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 4, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe has our news. She talks about no-mow May, some events happening this weekend for Indian month, how to support the Fond du Lac Band in their effort to oppose Polymet and more. Next Nancy Beaulieu of Bimi’ji 350 joins the conversation. Then it’s Bob…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 3, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa returns today with our news segment! Next we’re joined by Rhiana Yazzie of the New Native Theater. They talk about a new film from Yazzie called Winter Love. Then Wendy provides an update from a rally held by Unrestrict Minnesota that opposes the Roe vs. Wade…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – May 2, 2022

Join hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot with guests Ruth Buffalo (Senator ND) speaking on American Indian Month, MMIW and more PLUS Dr. Antony Stately of Native American Community Clinic and Gina Peltier with news and more!

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

Tonight on Native Roots Radio: Robert Pilot broadcasts live from the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow! Wendy Pilot leads the show from MN & Gina Peltier brings news and Mary Kunesh has her Friday visit!

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 26, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about Camp Migizi offering violence prevention training, an effort to drop charges against water protectors in Park Rapids, MN and more. Next we’re joined by Miiskogihmiiwan as she provides some updates at the Native Roots Trading Post store. In…

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. Next we’re joined by Kristin K. White Eagle of the Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature. And later it’s our Monday visit from Dr. Anthony Stately.

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

Robert and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Our guests today are MN State Senator Mary Kunesh and Winona LaDuke to talk about the importance of Earth Day. We also premier a new music video that features Winona LaDuke titled “Down in the River to Pray!”

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 18, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about Tyson Foods is asking their customers to pay higher prices because of inflation even though they’re making record profits, some Earth Day events coming up Friday and more! Next we’re joined by John Curtiss of the Retreat, an…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 15, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about a new documentary called Women of the White Buffalo streaming now on YouTube, a student protest against Lines 3 and 5, Flagstaff, AZ possibly needing to shut down water production and more. Next we’re joined by MN State…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 13, 2022

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about some events coming up about the proposed Huber Mill hosted Annie Humphrey and Honor the Earth, hemp legalization and more. Next we’re joined by Griselda Aldrete, Director – Stakeholder Engagement with Alliant Energy. She talks about Alliant Energy’s…

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about the arrests of water protectors in the deep north for peaceful protesting. Next we’re joined by Miiskogihmiiwan of the Native Roots Trading Post store as they discuss the importance of learning about Native American history and preserving traditions.…

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

Robert Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about RBC pushing for a Canadian pipeline despite environmental concerns from indigenous communities, electric buses making appearances in Minnesota and more. Next we’re joined by attorney JoJo Brooks Shifflett, who talks about the history of Leonard Peltier being wrongfully imprisoned. Then…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 6, 2022

Robert Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about The Department of the Interior announcing it will invest $420 million for rural water construction activities in fiscal year 2022, Marquette University in Wisconsin barring direct fossil fuel investments with its endowment and more. Next we’re joined by Wisconsin state…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 4, 2022

Robert Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about a CBC report showing a rare Indigenous perspective of the Battle of the Little Bighorn being discovered through a in a donation to the Peel Art Gallery and Museum, supporting those that are facing legal action from protecting water on…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – March 30, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert and Wendy Pilot. Gina Peltier has our news today. She talks about Honor the Earth holding a drop the charges event for Winona LaDuke on Monday, April 4 (learn more at https://www.stopline3.org/events), other legal charges being brought against water protectors and more. Next we’re joined by North Dakota state Rep. Ruth…

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

Today’s hosts are Robert and Wendy Pilot. Gina Peltier has today’s news. She talks about some comparisons between the Chris Rock/Will Smith controversy at the Oscars last night to what happened with Sacheen Littlefeather where she represented Marlon Brando at the 1973 Oscars and declined his Best Actor award for his performance in The Godfather.…

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

Today’s hosts are Robert and Wendy Pilot. Gina Peltier has today’s news. She talks about how a federal court has revived part of a lawsuit filed by an Arizona man of Navajo heritage who alleges North Dakota law officers seriously injured him and violated his civil rights during protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline five…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – March 21, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Gina Peltier has our news. She talks about the city of Cohasset approving construction of a $440 million Iron Range wood-products plant that threatens treaty rights and natural resource areas. Then we’re joined by Dr. Anthony Stately who talks with the Native Roots Radio crew about the…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – March 18, 2022

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Our first guest is Minnesota hockey legend Henry Boucha, who will be signing his book, Henry Boucha, Ojibwa, Native American Olympian at the Native Roots Trading Post store on Saturday from 12-4 at 700 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Department at Dayton’s). Then we’re joined by state…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – March 17, 2022

Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. In our first segment Gina talks about hemp in Minnesota and the industry. Then we’re joined by Robert Lilligren, Executive Director of Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI). Wendy and Robert talk about Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court, door knocking during election season and…

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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. At the end of each show you’ve probably heard Robert and Wendy close by saying “free Leonard Peltier.” So tonight tonight we’ve welcomed Kimberly LaFromboise to the show, who shares some important (and shocking) detailed background information on the wrongful conviction and imprisonment of Leonard…

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

Wendy Pilot hosts today’s show. Gina Peltier has our news segment today. Then we’re joined by Gina’s brother, Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier, who is running for Congress in the 8th Congressional district. Later we’re joined by Dr. Anthony Stately, who speaks with the Native Roots Radio crew about seasonal affective disorder and how to stay motivated during…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – March 9, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot. Gina Peltier of Honor the Earth has our news. She has updates on the Hubert Project lumber mill in Cohasset. Up next is Shannon Holsey, President of the Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohican Indians. She talks about how she is fighting for the rights of nature in Wisconsin…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – March 2, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot. We start today’s show reacting to last night’s State of the Union address. Next we’re joined by Griselda Aldrete, Director – Stakeholder Engagement with Alliant Energy. She shares some helpful tips to save energy during late winter and early spring. Later we’re joined by Bob Blake as…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 28, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot. In our news Wendy talks about how wildlife and pets in Ukraine are being impacted by the Russian invasion. Then we playback a clip of the late Clyde Bellecourt talking about his first sun dance. Later we’re joined by Dr. Anthony Stately as he and Robert start…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 24, 2022

Robert Pilot is hosting today’s show solo. We start the show with special guest Gina Peltier bringing us our news segment. She talks about how public comments are now available for a new proposed plant for Huber Manufacturing, which could cause major environmental damage in the area. Then we’re joined by Robert Lilligren, Executive Director…

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

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot. We start today’s show with Shannon Holsey, President at Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians. Then we’re joined by Bob Blake who has the solar news from Solar Bear. He talks about how scientists have discovered a new way to possibly make lithium batteries last longer, the Urban…

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

Tonight – Special Guest Robert Pilot airs his exclusive interview with Screenwriter and Actor Bobby Dues (Wilson)- Writer and actor for Reservation Dogs, Rutherford Falls, and more! Also news with Ogimaa starting out the evening.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 21, 2022

Join host Robert Pilot as he welcomes Nancy Beaulieu, Water Protector and Treaty Activist with Bimi’ji 350 from Northern MN. Tonight’s discussion will include issues of representation, environment, treaty rights and more! News with Ogimaa, and an update from the front lines against mining in the Southwest.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 18, 2022

Join tonight as Robert Pilot hosts Mary Kunesh (MN Sen. Dist.41) as she provides updates from the MN Legislature, as well info and discussion on other important issues in Indian Country regionally and nationally.

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

Join Hosts Robert & Wendy tonight for a special guest! MN Congressional Candidate Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier joins to talk about the Redistricting Map proposal in MN and why it’s important to Indian Country. Solar Bear Bob Blake has the Solar News, Ogimaa has the NRR Daily News, and Wendy has Sacred Animals.

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

Join tonight for a special MMIWR Episode of I’M AWAKE with special guest host Heather Keeler! Joined by Mary Kunesh and other native legislators to talk about the Nationwide MMIW Crisis as well as what’s happening in their houses and senates on this issue

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 10, 2022

Join hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot as they welcome Ogimaa with national news, Robert Lilligren from the Twin Cities with local & regional topics PLUS Wendy shares some great news on Sacred Animals!

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Cervical Cancer Symposium with Native Roots Radio and SAGE

American Indian women in Minnesota are twice as likely to develop cervical cancer. Native Roots Radio partnered with Minnesota’s Sage breast and cervical cancer program to talk about cervical cancer on this symposium. Guests include public health experts within the American Indian community who share important information about cervical cancer in our Native communities. Learn…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 9, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa has our news today. She talks about a push to have charges dropped against water protectors in Aitkin County, an Intercept story about how Enbridge was tracking Native American protestors on Line 3 and more. Next we’re joined by Angelica Allery of MIWSAC…

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

Join hosts Robert & Wendy as they welcome Water Protector & activist Gina Peltier from Honor the Earth. Gina will share updates from the Free Leonard Peltier rally held yesterday as well as share upcoming news on a Drop The Charges Rally for water defenders in Northern MN.

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

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and TJ Turner. We’re joined by MN state Rep. Heather Keeler of district 4B. She and the rest of the Native Roots Radio crew speak with MiLinda Turner of the Youth Action Board about their work helping homeless youth. Later we have a conversation about Leonard Peltier, how…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 3, 2022

Join Hosts Robert & Wendy Pilot for a weekly update from Franklin Ave and beyond with Native American Community Development Institute CEO & Director Robert Lilligren (White Earth Nation) Plus, Wendy share Sacred Animal News on the Mexican Gray Wolf & Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe joins with some regional & national Native-Centric News.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 2, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa has our news today. She talks about the hearing taking place today and tonight regarding the environmental impact statement of Line 5 in Wisconsin (virtually attend at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CzO_Cc1KSjGp0Sqijzt5OA), the effort to release Leonard Peltier from prison after he contracted COVID, protests taking place…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 1, 2022

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa has our news today. She talks about the possible rerouting of Line 5 in Wisconsin as well as the Wisconsin DNR holding an online hearing next month to gather comments on Line 5. Next we’re joined by Antonia Gonzales of National Native News…

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

Join Hosts Wendy & Robert Pilot for Monday’s Weekly Wellness Discussion with Dr. Antony Stately from the White Earth Nation (PhD) & CEO of the Native American Community Clinic in Twin Cities, MN. Also a visit from Rep. Heather Keeler as state legislature opens up and news with Ogimaa.

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