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  • Chris Morris is an internationally recognized naturopathic physician, author, cleric and business leader.

  • The Trashcan Sinatras have been making music for 30 years – and to celebrate, they're coming from their native Scotland to tour the US, coming to the Twin Cities on Thursday 12th October – and to help them prepare, they will be joining Simon Husbands on this week's TRUE BRIT! Join Simon as he talks trash with Paul Livingston of the band. Learn about Shabby Road Studios and the cats who frequented the place, and catch up with some Trashcan music, new and old – on True Brit!

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  • Dave Romm, a long-time KFAI radio personality, passed away on September 16th.  

  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday September 27, 2017  at 1 pm Central Time as she talks with Mohawk radio and podcast host John Kane about the latest Indian Country news and what he is hearing in New York State.
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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1 pm for a repeat appearance of Indigeneity Now host Roy Taylor. We will have a news roundup and some cuts from Roy's show.. Roy is the former co-host of FIRST PERSON RADIO. We will hear some samples from his show, which is filled with arts, international news and interview and is well worth a listen. Roy’s show airs at 6 pm on Wednesdays.
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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock as she talks with Harvey Winje about the history of the Phillips Neighborhood, KFAI’s neighbor and home to a large American Indian population. The area of the Phillips Neighborhood began as Indian land but as settlers moved in and Indian families were pushed out, Philips became a welcoming point for newly arriving immigrant families, which in the late 20th Century meant, Hmong, Vietnamese, Somali, other Asian and African groups.
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  • KFAI fondly remembers J. Otis Powell‽, poet, scholar, visionary and dear friend to many.

    Celebrate J. Otis Powell‽‘s life at a KFAI community gathering on Saturday, September 30th from 2-4pm at SPNN. Bring your stories, bring your poetry, bring your memories and spend time with a community of people who loved him.

    J. Otis will be honored posthumously at the 2017 Annual Sally Awards, held on Monday, October 16th. Admission to the event is free, but reservations are required. Consider honoring J. Otis Powell for his Commitment to community by attending. Click here to reserve your spot!

    He was one of the founders of the Write On! Radio program and a frequent and consistently uplifting presence at KFAI both on and off the air. Since his untimely death on August 28th, J. Otis’s many friends have celebrated his contributions to our shared culture throughout the KFAI program schedule.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday August 30, 2017 at 1 pm as she talks with Chief John Harrington and Carol LaFleur about metro transit police outreach and coordination at Native events and bringing employment opportunities from Metro transit to community members.