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

Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news. She talks about the Inflation Reduction Act and how it helps with climate, the first Native woman to go to space to the International Space Station, the anniversary of the American Indian Religious Freedom Act and more. Next we’re joined by Andre Bouchard, artistic director of the new performance at the Cedar Cultural Center called “Welcome to Indian Country.” Then it’s Robert Lilligren, CEO at the Native American Community Development Institute. In our sacred animals segment Wendy gives us some fun facts about cats!