Archives for Wabanaki Windows

Wabanaki Windows 10/18/16 (Originally aired: 11/20/12)

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Holidays and Native American Stereotypes

Program Topic: October and November Holidays Columbus Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month
a) What is the image of Native People projected by these holidays
b) What is the myth about Thanksgiving
c) What lessons can we learn from this

Guests:
Dr. Darren Ranco, Chair of Native American Programs at the University of Maine Orono
Jamie Bisonnette, Chair of the Maine Indian Tribal State

NOTE: This program originally aired 11/20/12

Wabanaki Windows 9/20/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: North Dakota Access Pipeline part 2

Program Topic: Largest gathering of Tribes in 100 years

Key Discussion Points:
a) Any new developments in the courts
b) Corporate Oil and it’s destruction of Native Land?
c) Attempt to cover up its use of force against Native people at site
d) What can we do to support the Human and Civil Rights of the Tribes?

Guests:
Sherri Mitchell, Esq.Director of the Land Peace Foundation. she is a Native Rights and Environmental Activist and a Penobscot Nation Tribal Member
Former Passamaquoddy Tribal Representative Matt Dana just back from Standing Rock
Tara Houska, Tribal Rights Attorney and National Campaigns Director for Honor the Earth working closely with Winona LaDuke. Tara is at the Standing Rock Camp site.

Wabanaki Windows Special Report 9/12/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Studio Engineers: Amy Browne & Matt Murphy

Issue: North Dakota Access Pipeline– Largest gathering of Tribes in 100 years

Key Discussion Points:
a) Corporate Oil and it’s destruction of Native Land?
b) Attempt to cover up its use of force against Native people at site
c) What can we do to support the Human and Civil Rights of the Tribes?

Guests:
Sherri Mitchell, Esq., Director of the Land Peace Foundation. she is a Native Rights and Environmental Activist and a Penobscot Nation Tribal Member
Dr. Rebecca Sockbeson University of Alberta, Penobscot Nation Tribal Member
Chief Kirk Francis, Chief of the Penobscot Nation

FMI:
www.seveneaglesmedia.org/
www.democracynow.org/
www.honorearth.org/
www.btlonline.org/2016/seg/160916bf-btl-hall.html
bsnorrell.blogspot.com/
www.facebook.com/RedWarriorCamp

Wabanaki Windows 8/16/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Studio Engineer: Joel Mann

Program Topic: The production of The Transformer Tales Play

Key Discussion Points:
What is the story based on?
What lessons were learned from the play
Will Glooskape return?

Guests:
Amy Roeder, Director, of the play
Carol Dana, Penobscot Language expert/Consultant
Carmella Bear, Penobscot youth actor
Margo Lukens, Prof Consultant

View the Skicin Generation music video mentioned on the show : www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOJPy_z29Hw

Wabanaki Windows 7/19/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

Issue: River case, East West Highway and the Settlement Act

Program Topic: River Case/Environment

Key Discussion Points:
a) Where are we now with the River Case?
b) How does the East West Highway issue connect with the River Case?
c) How does the Settlement Act affect the case?

Guest: Sherri Mitchell, Director of the Land Peace Foundation

Wabanaki Windows 6/21/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

Issue: River case update/ Tribal Representatives

Program Topic: River case and Tribal State issues

Key Discussion Points:
a) What is the current status of the River case?
b) What is the current status of the Tribal Representatives
c) How will the Tribes move forward outside of the State Legislature

Guests:
Chief Kirk Francis of the Penobscot Nation

Wabanaki Windows 4/19/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Mascot issue

Program Topic: Mascot issue Skowhegan High school

Key Discussion Points:
a) why is the mascot issue so i
b) why being used as a mascot is so offensive
c) next steps/how to help

Guest: Maulian Dana Smith

Watch a video of this interview, here: www.seveneaglesmedia.org/videogallery/mascot-issue/

Wabanaki Windows 3/15/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Native American slavery in New England

Key Discussion Points:
a) Background, slavery in Europe, UK, Spain, Africa and Caribbean
b) Economics of slavery in New England
c) Slavery as the cause of Pequot and King Phillips Wars
e) Wabanaki influence on British policy towards Indian slavery and later influence on African slavery during the Civil War and in Court cases afterwards

Guest:
Dr. Margaret Ellen Newell, Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University and author of ‘Brethren by Nature’ about New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery