Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – October 15, 2021

Today’s hosts are Robert Pilot, Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe and Louis Eagle Thunder. Ogimaa has our news as she talks about the arrests and police clashes at the continuing People vs. Fossil Fuels rally in Washington DC, how asset managers are driving the climate crisis, teaching about the 11 indigenous nations flags of Minnesota and more. Then we’re joined by state Senator Mary Kunesh. She discusses her experience on Indigenous People’s Day this past Monday, Native American voting rights, the disproportional numbers of Native American children making up over 30% of the nation’s foster kids and more.