Thursday, January 25, 2007

Indigenous Politics

We were supposed to do a podcast this week, but it doesn't look like its going to happen. We'll try again next week though, but in the meantime, you can wait in eager anticipation for this new radio program on indigenous politics that I'm posting about below:

Please tune in each Monday from 5:10-6pm (Eastern Standard Time) for:

"INDIGENOUS POLITICS: FROM NATIVE NEW ENGLAND AND BEYOND" a new radio program on WESU, Middletown, Connecticut with host J. Kehaulani Kauanui on 88.1 FM (The WESU transmitter covers two-thirds of the state of CT and reaches as far north as Springfield, MA, and south to Long Island, NY.)

Or, listen online LIVE via the stream from WESU website:

The show will be launched on Monday, February 5th by J. Kehaulani Kauanui, with production support from Kalia Lydgate (Wes `07), Amelia Dean Walker (Wes `07) and Raffi Stern (Wes `07). Presented as a talk show, this multi-media program will feature interviews with political leaders, community activists, cultural authorities, filmmakers & artists, as well
as academics and independent scholars whose work addresses indigenous politics related to cultural politics and sovereignty struggles.

Future topics will include: tribal nations in Connecticut and the state backlash against their quest for federal recognition, Native feminisms, the same-sex marriage bans in Indian Country, indigenous environmental issues, US militarism and indigenous peoples’ service, domestic violence and restorative justice, Hawaiians and the politics of federal
recognition, indigenous language revitalization, sports teams and Indian mascots, The US presidential election and American Indian voters, indigenous peoples and the prison industrial complex, contemporary land rights Indian gaming and the politics of casinos, and indigenous youth movements.

For more information, email:


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