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

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. In our news today Ogimaa talks about scholarships available for Native artists, data about Line 3 aquifer breaches, Enbridge bringing their spotty record to Wisconsin for Line 5 construction and more. Next we’re joined by Wisconsin state Senator Jeff Smith who talks about Wisconsin legislative Republicans trying to ram through a critical race theory bill and the lack of political discourse at the Wisconsin legislature. Then it’s the Bob Blake who has the solar news from Solar Bear. He talks about a bill in Florida that would kill incentives for solar power, Xcel Energy saying they’ll no longer route its massive Power Pathway project near the Sand Creek massacre site and more. In our sacred animals segment Wendy talks about how unfortunately Yellowstone’s wolves are being decimated by hunters.