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 and more. In segment 2 we’re joined by Laura Sullivan of Anishinabe Academy, a K-5 public school in Minneapolis, as she tells us about the school and what they do. In our third segment we’re joined by Dr. Anthony Stately. We talk about when the FDA will grant full approval to the vaccines, how privilege can lead to vaccine hesitancy and/or hostility and more. In our last segment we have a round table conversation with the Native Roots Radio crew.