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American Indian Airwaves, an Indigenous public affairs radio and, perhaps, the longest running Native American radio within both Indigenous and the United States broadcast communication histories, broadcast weekly every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm (PCT) on KPFK FM 90.7 Los Angeles (http://www.kpfk.org). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aiacr American Indian Airwaves is produced in Burntswamp Studio and started broadcasting on March 1st, 1973 in order to give Indigenous peoples and their respective first nations a voice about the continuous struggles against Settler Colonialism and Imperialism by the occupying and settler societies often referred to as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Latin and South America countries located therein. American Indian Airwaves operates as an all-volunteer collective with no corporate sponsorship and underwriters.

American Indian Airwaves, an Indigenous public affairs radio and, perhaps, the longest running Native American radio within both Indigenous and the United States broadcast communication histories, broadcast weekly every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm (PCT) on KPFK FM 90.7 Los Angeles (http://www.kpfk.org). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aiacr American Indian Airwaves is produced in Burntswamp Studio and started broadcasting on March 1st, 1973 in order to give Indigenous peoples and their respective first nations a voice about the continuous struggles against Settler Colonialism and Imperialism by the occupying and settler societies often referred to as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Latin and South America countries located therein. American Indian Airwaves operates as an all-volunteer collective with no corporate sponsorship and underwriters.
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American Indian Airwaves, an Indigenous public affairs radio and, perhaps, the longest running Native American radio within both Indigenous and the United States broadcast communication histories, broadcast weekly every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm (PCT) on KPFK FM 90.7 Los Angeles (http://www.kpfk.org). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aiacr American Indian Airwaves is produced in Burntswamp Studio and started broadcasting on March 1st, 1973 in order to give Indigenous peoples and their respective first nations a voice about the continuous struggles against Settler Colonialism and Imperialism by the occupying and settler societies often referred to as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Latin and South America countries located therein. American Indian Airwaves operates as an all-volunteer collective with no corporate sponsorship and underwriters.

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Update: Hawaiian Nation: Protecting Mauna Kea from the Thirty Meter Telescope Project”

11/14/2019
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“Update: In the Heart of the Hawaiian Nation: Protecting Mauna Kea from the $1.4 Billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project” Liko Martin and Laulani Teale (Hawaiian Nation). Liko Martin, Haku Mele, is one of Hawai’i’s renowned songwriters and activist; founder or co-founder of many Indigenous organizations; a farmer, fisherman, general cultural practitioner, peacemaker and veteran; a Kupuna Advisor for Ho’opae Pono Peace Project, plus more. Laulani Teale is a musician, artist, cultural...

Duration:00:57:42

Being A Good Ancestor

9/26/2019
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Dr. Henrietta Mann (Southern Cheyenne Nation), elder, activist, scholar, founder of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College, Professor Emeritus at Montana State University (www.montana.edu/nativeamerican/henrietta_mann.html), and current Board Chair of the Board of Directors for the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc. (7genfund.org/dr-henrietta-mann), was the keynote speaker at the Keeping the Homefires Gathering, in the Schitsu’umsh territories (Coeur d’Alene, Idaho), in...

Duration:00:58:17

The Ancestor Walk and The 15th Many Winters Gathering of Elders

9/26/2019
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Thursday, 9/26/2019, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) Listen at: http://www.kpfk.org “Urban Indigenous Los Angeles Series: The Ancestors Walk and The 15th Many Winters Gathering of Elders” Part 1:_________________________________________________________ Rebecca Robles (Ajachemen/Juaneno Nation), joins us for the first segment of today’s program to discuss the importance of sacred sites, the upcoming Ancestor Walk: 22nd Annual Pilgrimage of the Tongva & Ajachemen People, Carrying...

Duration:01:04:25

The Pathway for Indigenizing Mexico’s New Constitution

9/12/2019
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“The Pathway for Indigenizing Mexico’s New Constitution: Respecting Indigenous Peoples and Afromexican Rights in the Constitutional Reform Process” Marcos Aguilar, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Academia Semillas del Pueblo and Head Of School at Anahuacalmecac International University (http://www.dignidad.org/), joins us for this special program to provide listeners a critical and in-depth update: on the Final Forum on the Consultation for the Legal and Constitutional Reform to Address...

Duration:00:58:08

Robert Williams on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

8/31/2019
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Dr. Robert A Williams Jr. (Lumbee Nation), is the E. Thomas Sullivan Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Chair of the University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program. Professor Williams received his B.A. from Loyola College (1977) and his J.D. from Harvard Law School (1980). He was named the first Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School (2003-2004), having previously served there as Bennet Boskey Distinguished Visiting Lecturer of Law. He is the...

Duration:00:58:32

“Surviving the System: From Survival Mode to Renewal” - November 3rd, 2016

8/31/2019
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“Surviving the System: From Survival Mode to Renewal” Part 1:_______________ Deborah Sanchez(Chumash and O’odham Nations), Community Organizer, Cultural Language Practitioner, and Professor, joins us for the hour in a one-hour exclusive on “Surviving the System: From Survival Mode to Renewal”. She recently spoke as the first keynote speaker at the World Indigenous Law Conference: Rights, Responsibilities & Resilience in traditional territories of the Acjachemen & Tongva Traditional...

Duration:00:59:38

Wounded Knee Memorial and Anniversary Special Programming - December 27th, 2018

8/30/2019
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Wounded Knee Memorial and Anniversary Special Programming

Duration:00:57:58

“25 Years Later: The National Liberation Zapatista Army (EZLN) Colonial Refusal & Resistance”

8/30/2019
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Thursday, 1/3/2018, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) Listen at: http://www.kpfk.org “25 Years Later: The National Liberation Zapatista Army (EZLN) Colonial Refusal and Resistance in Chiapas” Richard Stahler-Sholk, Professor of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University (https://www.emich.edu/polisci/instructors/sholk.php) joins us for an exclusive one-hour special program on the 25th Anniversary of the National Liberation Zapatista Army (EZLN) Chiapas Uprising occurring on...

Duration:00:58:03

“Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls in Urbanity & Part 2: 25 Years Later: The EZLN

8/30/2019
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Thursday, 1/17/2018, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) Listen at: http://www.kpfk.org “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Urbanity & Part 2: 25 Years Later: The National Liberation Zapatista Army (EZLN) Colonial Refusal and Resistance in Chiapas” Part 1:____________________________ Annita Lucchesi (Southern Cheyenne Nation), researcher for the Urban Indian Health Institute’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A snapshot of data from 71 urban cities in...

Duration:00:59:26

"Chumash Nation Coastal Territories in Remembrance & Cultural Revitalization, The EZLN - (1/31/2019)

8/30/2019
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Thursday, 1/31/2019, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) Listen at: http://www.kpfk.org "Chumash Nation Coastal Territories in Remembrance & Cultural Revitalization, and the Conclusion of: 25 Years Later: The National Liberation Zapatista Army (EZLN) Colonial Refusal and Resistance in Chiapas” Part 1:_______________________________________ John Ruiz (Chumash Nation), elder, activist, and cultural resources specialist, joins us for the first segment of today’s program to discuss how...

Duration:00:59:31

“In the of Heart of the Apache Nation: Protecting Oak Flat" - (2/7/2019)

8/29/2019
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Thursday, 2/7/2019, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) Listen at: http://www.kpfk.org Exclusive Interview “In the of Heart of the Apache Nation: Protecting Chi’Chil’Ba’Goteel (The Oak Flat Area) from the Corporate Pathology of the Resolution Copper Mine & the 5th Annual Save Oak Flat March (2/7/2019-2/10/2019)” Part 1:_______________________________________ Wendsler Nosie Sr. (San Carlos Apache Nation), activist, organizer, and former San Carlos Apache Nation tribal councilmember,...

Duration:00:59:24

Protecting Mauna Kea - (6/27/2019)

8/29/2019
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Mauna Kea Update

Duration:01:03:10

" Protecting Mauna Kea from the $1.4 Billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project” - March 2nd, 2019

8/29/2019
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“In the Heart of the Hawaiian Nation: Protecting Mauna Kea from the $1.4 Billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project” Liko Martin and Laulani Teale (Hawaiian Nation). Liko Martin, Haku Mele, is one of Hawai’i’s renowned songwriters and activist; founder or co-founder of many Indigenous organizations; a farmer, fisherman, general cultural practitioner, peacemaker and veteran; a Kupuna Advisor for Ho’opae Pono Peace Project, plus more. Laulani Teale is a musician, artist, cultural...

Duration:00:58:28

State of Emergency in the Lakota Nation & the Poor Peoples Campaign in Pacoima, CA - (4/4/2019)

8/29/2019
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“4-Week State of Emergency in the Oglala Lakota Nation & Highlights from the Poor Peoples Campaign in Pacoima, CA Public Hearing on Homelessness & Poverty” Parts 1:___________________________________ Helene Gaddie (Oglala Lakota Nation) is a community member, long time activist, and continues to work tirelessly, along with other Indigenous community members to provide basic human services to Pine Ridge citizens of the Oglala Lakota Nation. For the past four weeks, the Oglala Lakota Nation in...

Duration:00:59:04

Protecting Juristac, California Indigenous Histories, Traditional Knowledge, & more - (4/11/2019)

8/29/2019
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“Protecting a Sacred Site: Juristac, California Indigenous Histories, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Historical Trauma & Healing” Part 1:___________________________________ Valentin Lopez, Amah Mutsun Nation, is Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Nation, one of three historic California Indigenous Nations that are recognized as Ohlone. Valentin is Mutsun, Awaswas, Chumash and Yokuts (http://amahmutsun.org/governance/tribal-council) and he joins us for this exclusive interview regarding Amah...

Duration:00:59:37

Incendiary Homelands: Indigenous Peoples of the “Amazon Forest" and Sacred Sites - (8/28/2019)

8/29/2019
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American Indian Airwaves Presents:“Incendiary Homelands: Indigenous Peoples of the “Amazon Forest” in Peril and the National Parks Service Potentially Places Indigenous Sacred Sites At-Risk for Future Development” Part 1:___________________________________ Leila Salazar-Lopez, Executive Director, Amazon Watch (https://amazonwatch.org/), joins for the first segment of today’s special program to provide us a recent on update on the Amazon fires – particularly in Brazil, the lack of fire...

Duration:00:58:29

"Exclusive: Chumash Nation Family Members Suffer Severe Loses from the Montecito, CA Mudslides”

1/23/2018
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https://www.gofundme.com/d5pnsv-lopez-family-in-montecito-mudslide Marcus Lopez Sr. (Barbareno Band of the Chumash Nation) and Co-host and Executive Producer of American Indian Airwaves, joins us from ground zero of the recent Montecito, CA mudslides in the heart of the Chumash Nation. Marcus Lopez Sr. family’s land and homes were directly destroyed or damaged by the recent Montecito, CA -south of Santa Barbara, CA- mudslides and presently living without heat, potable water, gas, and...

Duration:00:59:17

American Indian Airwaves November 24 2016

12/26/2016
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Thursday, 11/24/2016, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) “Special Call-In Program for Standing Rock and Peltier Updates, Solutions? and More” Part 1:_______________ Chauncey Peltier, (Turtle Mountain Chippewa/Fort Totten Sioux Nations), http://www.peltierjustice.com/, eldest son of Leonard Peltier, joins us live for the segment of tonight’s live broadcast. Chauncey Peltier will be discussing Leonard Peltier’s health condition, executive clemency, and the forthcoming Peltier Week...

Duration:01:02:33

American Indian Airwaves December 22nd, 2016 broadcast on KPFK

12/23/2016
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Thursday, 12/22/2016, on American Indian Airwaves, 7pm to 8pm (PCT) “The 12/21/2016 Defunding the DAPL Action at Kawee’nga (Los Angeles/Hollywood, CA): An exclusive interview with Jane Fonda, Tokota Iron Eyes, Delores Huerta, and Frances Fisher” Part 1:_______________ Jane Fonda, activist, Indigenous supporter, and actress of Grace and Frankie (2015-17) (http://www.janefonda.com/); Tokota Iron Eyes (Standing Rock Sioux Nation), youth activist and daughter of Chase Iron Eyes; Delores Huerta,...

Duration:00:58:05