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Native Opinion is a unique Indigenous culture education Radio show & podcast from an American Indian perspective on current affairs. The Hosts of this show are Michael Kickingbear, an enrolled member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation of Connecticut and David GreyOwl, of the Echoda Eastern Band of Cherokee nation of Alabama. Together they present Indigenous views on American history, politics, the environment, and culture. This show is open to all people, and its main focus is to provi ...
 
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Johnnie Jae joins us as out guest in this episode, we discuss the challenges native people have in obtaining proper health care, earning proper living wage, our challenges with the political system in America and aspects of current events and pop culture. She also reveals her new project "Indigenous Flame" available on Twitter Spaces. Find out more…
 
"Whenever the US government speaks, it is rarely if ever speech that is straightforward. The US usually speaks out of both sides of its mouth, so to speak; (pun intended) to appease whatever demographic, political or corporate benefit it desires to gain. Which side of the mouth is speaking today, and at whose expense?"…
 
The word "lead" appears in another word...that of "leadership." Sometimes our tribal leaders take steps that they know must happen to achieve positive goals. In this episode, we look at one such example by the Cherokee nation and their new Tribally affiliated medical school in Oklahoma. Plus, what are petroglyphs, and why are they in danger of bein…
 
What should our current generation learn from our past? What examples are our tribal adults and elders giving to our children? While the country that surrounds us "debates" over infrastructure and "Combating Climate Change" indigenous communities suffer from the effects of bad decisions of western lifestyles such as consumption over conservation. W…
 
In this episode of Native Opinion, Cohosts David Greyowl (Echota Cherokee) and Michael Kickingbear (Mashantucket Pequot) review a story on the the effects of climate change (not created by behaviors of Indigenous peoples) which has now created a restriction on how many Salmon Indigenous people of Alaska (and other communities) can "take." In anothe…
 
"The Albuquerque City Council has adopted a resolution that acknowledges ongoing generational trauma caused by U.S. boarding school policies, that Indigenous children were forced to attend, and formalizes a commitment to work with Indigenous communities toward reconciliation and healing." What's taking the rest of the nation so long to do the same?…
 
We are always left wondering. With infrastructure proposals cumulative of upwards of eleven billion dollars, When is indian country going to see its share of that revenue? With proposals being considered in almost every state in the country to potentually charge americans by the mile to drive on so called "American Roads ," to offset the loss of fe…
 
In general, if the nation in general cared about the well-being of the planet and their fellow citizens we would not be in such dire straits when it comes to things like clean water and mining in Native territories. PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSOR, MOHEGAN TRADING POST: http://www.mohegantradingpost.com LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE: "Critical Mineral Commoditi…
 
In this episode of Native Opinion, we are joined by our guest, Johnnie Jae. Johnnie's Bio: Johnnie Jae is an Otoe-Missouria and Choctaw rabble-rousing journalist, organizer, creator, and futurist who loves empowering others to chase their passions and create for healing and revolutionary change in the world. She is the founder of A Tribe Called Gee…
 
"If someone, anyone, a group of people, anyone, has to be threatened under pain of losing something if they don’t do what is right, then you know that individual or group knows they are not doing what is right and will continue their harmful behavior until forced or threatened to correct their harmful behavior.…
 
"For years on end, tribes have been stewards of the earth. In the past, Natives did not take more than what was necessary, and that practice is still employed today, and the practice was shared with non-indigenous cultures. Still, no one wanted to listen, and here we are, today, trying to find ways to save our collective butts from dwindling water …
 
"An apology of sorts is being offered but the victims must travel to the person who is supposed to apologize to get the apology. Why is the burden of travel and expense placed upon the victim’s families and survivors? Are those individuals not worth a visit in their cultural lands from the person who is supposed to issue an apology?"…
 
"A 5,000-pound totem pole that was hand-carved by Native Americans is coming from Washington state to be on display in the nation's capital this summer after a journey that organizers hope will raise awareness about protecting land that is sacred to tribes. Let’s hope the gift is received with humility and grace."…
 
"As Native elders, it is our job to pave the way for the youth. It is the youth who will carry our traditions, our cultures into the future. How well elders do in paving the way for the youth will determine whether we thrive and flourish, or whether we, at some point, become footnotes in history."By Native Opinion Incorporated
 
Every acre of land taken from Natives should be reclaimed as quickly and thoroughly as possible with no remorse. Every attempt to restrict sacred lands should be expanded again with determined actions to prevent further attempts to steal or restrict land use for the sake of greed."By Native Opinion Incorporated
 
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