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

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe. Ogimaa starts today’s show hosting solo as Robert and Wendy will share an interesting story Monday about why they were stuck in traffic before the show! Next we’re joined by state senator Mary Kunesh as she talks about the Native Leadership Institute ( and the importance of electing indigenous elected officials. Later we’re joined by Ramona Kitto Stately of We Are Still Here (WASH MN) as she discusses how WASH MN spotlights and makes visible the lives and contributions of Native American peoples and their governments in Minnesota today because we are still here. In our sacred animals segment Wendy talks about foods that you shouldn’t feed your dog.