On the July 13th edition of First Person Radio,  Laura Waterman Wittstock talked with John Kane, Mohawk, Native show host. They discussed the systemic racism in police forces that can be traced right back to 1975 in Pine Ridge, 1979 in Akwesasne, Oka in 1990, 92 and 97 with the Senecas on the Thruway and 1997 attack on protesters in Onondaga by NYSP. and other incidents.

Kane is a national commentator on Native issues. He hosts the weekly radio show:  "Let's Talk Native...with John Kane," on WBAI-FM 99.5 in New York City. He appears frequently on TV and radio and is a columnist for “The Two Row Times.” His columns are reguarly posted in “Censored News” and the Native Nations Institute’s Indigenous Governance Database at the University of Arizona. John publishes the Native Pride blog, has a page on the ESPN website and a very active "Let's Talk Native...with John Kane" Facebook group page. John was honored earlier this year with a Community Leader Media Award from the National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York.



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