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Let's Talk Native with John Kane

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This show has one function and that is to provide a forum for Native issues. New episodes are uploaded every week. Like what you hear? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/letstalknative

This show has one function and that is to provide a forum for Native issues. New episodes are uploaded every week. Like what you hear? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/letstalknative

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This show has one function and that is to provide a forum for Native issues. New episodes are uploaded every week. Like what you hear? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/letstalknative

Language:

English


Episodes

LTN #566 8/2/22; The Pope Apology Tour

8/2/2022
He refused to apologize for the Church or take ANY responsibility. Keep in mind, this guy made Junipero Sera a "Saint" and he was responsible for deaths of thousands of indigenous children at his missions.

Duration:01:01:14

LTN #565 6/29/22; Deb, Kathy and Crystal.

6/29/2022
It's not really breaking a glass ceiling if nothing gets broken! Carrying water for the white male power structure is not change.

Duration:00:57:18

#564 - Not All Racists Carry Guns

5/19/2022
A white supremacist came to Buffalo to kill Black people. But not all racists carry guns.

Duration:00:56:26

#563 Haaland's Boarding School Report

5/12/2022
This one gets an F! The real info is pretty anemic. Nothing new and no mention of Genocide.

Duration:00:56:38

#562 - No Cannabis Compact

5/3/2022
With nearly 100 cannabis dispensaries on Seneca territory alone, questions about what NYS will do when they enter the business remains. →→→→ Like what you hear? Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/letstalknative ←←←←

Duration:01:00:45

#561 - Activism: Needed now more than ever!

4/6/2022
I heard it said that we don't need to push our kids to be lawyers and doctors. We need to teach them to be activists.

Duration:00:58:00

#560 - The New York State of Racism

3/31/2022
Governor Kathy Hochul extorted half a billion dollars out of the Seneca Nation this week by freezing all its bank accounts, affecting the livelihoods of every Seneca and every employee, vendor and contractor. She literally strangled the second largest employer in WNY for a ransom payment that she plans to use for the new Buffalo Bills stadium.

Duration:00:54:06

#559 - IGRA is Racist and So Is the National Indian Gaming Commission Investigation

3/16/2022
A law passed that targets a specific group of people by race to assert control and dominance over them is RACIST by definition and starts from a belief of racial superiority. And that racism continues with the enforcement and oversight of the law.

Duration:01:00:48

#558 - The Seneca Gaming Mess

1/19/2022
#558 - The Seneca Gaming Mess by John Kane

Duration:00:54:28

#557 - 2022 Will Not Be About Reconciliation Over Residential Schools!

1/11/2022
We need to document the atrocities but also create the accounting of the losses inflicted on our people through 100 years of "Kill the Indian - Save the Man." Let's not let the Genocide be obscured by the atrocities committed children. Both need to be "reconciled." We need "Restoration of land and autonomy. Not just an apology or payouts.

Duration:00:55:02

#556 - Indigenous Land Back and Control In Colombia (Feat. Ervin Liz)

1/2/2022
This week, we shift our focus to South America with our guest Ervin Liz of Native Root Coffee. Ervin is a third-generation Nasa indigenous coffee farmer who founded Native Root Coffee to address and correct the inequalities and exploitation of indigenous farmers and coffee bean producers that he witnessed while growing up on his family's farm in Columbia. →→→→ Like what you hear? Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/letstalknative ←←←←

Duration:00:57:01

#555 - The Residential School Cover-up (Feat. Preston McBride)

12/7/2021
Dr. Preston McBride joins John to talk about his research on the genocidal residential school system in the United States. In this episode, we turn our attention away from Canada and focus on the United States with a conversation featuring historian and researcher Preston McBride. Preston is of Comanche and settler colonialism descent. He lives and works on Tongva lands where he is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the USC-Mellon Humanities and the University of the Future Program. Closing song is...

Duration:00:36:57

#554 - Truth & Restoration, NOT Reconciliation!

11/11/2021
"Truth and reconciliation" are the current buzz words yet again for government officials tasked with fixing the broken relationships between indigenous people and the colonial governments that occupy their stolen land. In this episode, John address the elephant in the room when it comes to these types of "talks" between Native governments and federal governments. There can be no reconciliation without land restoration! Closing song is "ANISHINABE" by SAMIAN. →→→→ Like what you hear? Support...

Duration:00:48:30

#553 - Not In Our Honor (Feat. Jay Rosenstein)

10/18/2021
Journalist, writer and documentary filmmaker Jay Rosenstein joins the show for a great conversation on the mascot debate and winning the war of appropriation. Jay is a retired professor of journalism and the director of "In Whose Honor?", a 1996 documentary that follows Charlene Teters as she campaigns against Chief Illiniwek, the University of Illinois' offensive team mascot. →→→→ Like what you hear? Support the show on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/letstalknative ←←←←

Duration:01:00:54

#552 - A Conversation With Dina Gilio-Whitaker

9/17/2021
Dina Gilio-Whitaker joins John for this episode. Dina is an author, journalist, lecturer and adjunct professor of American Indian studies at California State University at San Marcos. Much of her work is focused on Native American studies, Decolonization and Environmental Justice. Closing song is "The Social" (feat. pHoenix Pagliacci) by DJ Shub. →→→→ Like what you hear? Support the show on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/letstalknative ←←←←

Duration:01:02:44

#551 - The Harm That Mascots Cause (Feat. Dr. Stephanie Fryberg)

8/27/2021
Dr. Stephanie Fryberg joins John to discuss her work in researching the psychological harm caused by native mascots and the impact they have on children and teens. Dr. Fryberg is a Tulalip psychologist who received her Master's and Doctorate degrees from Stanford University and has spent most of her career researching and collecting data on how Native people feel about Native mascots and their overall representation in media. During her time spent researching this subject, she has been able...

Duration:01:02:05

#550 - Threats From The Department of Justice

8/11/2021
Outgoing U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. recently sent a letter out to almost every native smoke shop on Seneca territories threatening to prosecute, fine, imprison and seize the assets of any native person living on a native territory found to be involved in the "illegal" manufacture, distribution or sale of "rollie" style cigarettes on native territories inside the "Western District of New York." John uses this letter as an opportunity to explain why the state and federal laws that...

Duration:00:34:16

#549 - Their Courts Are Not For Us (Feat. Jeff Reina)

7/30/2021
On this episode, Jeff Reina, an attorney from Buffalo, NY joins us to talk about a recent court case involving a million dollar fine levied against a Native wholesaler over the transportation of tobacco from one native territory to another. The case was recently tossed out based on an illegal search and seizure ruling after almost a decade long legal battle. For centuries the courts have refused to rule in favor of legal arguments that rely on "sovereignty" as a core component and instead...

Duration:01:05:47

#548 - Cambridge Doubles Down (Feat. Heather Bruegl)

7/20/2021
The new school board in Cambridge, NY has decided to double down on the use of their offensive Native mascot. On the very day the latest right-wing board member was sworn in, this new board with their pro-mascot majority made it their priority to rescind a previous resolution that ended the use of the mascot and made it clear that they will continue to use their offensive mascot moving forward. Heather Bruegl, the Cultural Affairs Director for the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation, joins...

Duration:00:58:09

#547 - Haudenosaunee Women's Lacrosse Team Disbanded

7/9/2021
For several decades the male dominated power structure in Onondaga has tried to keep Haudenosaunee women out of lacrosse in order to maintain their dominance over the Iroquois Nationals men's lacrosse team. After facing pressure from lucrative sponsors and outside organizations to merge the two teams under one banner, a delegation from the men's team spoke to the Grand Council of Six Nations at an unusual closed-door session and the women's team was disbanded without justification shortly...

Duration:01:00:47