July 2012 First Person Radio Archives

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock as she reprises an interview with Larry Leventhal.   He has represented Tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan, Oklahoma and other states in issues ranging from tribal government operations, gaming, business development, environmental issues, and litigation.  He currently serves as legal counsel to several American Indian Tribes. 



Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, June 27th as she talks with Kate Roberts and Andrea Kajer about the new exhibit to open at the Minnesota History Center on June 30th. The exhibit is "Minnesota Tragedy: The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862." The Minnesota History Center site states, "Visitors to “The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862” exhibit at the Minnesota History Center will examine the evidence, hear heart-wrenching stories and learn about the broken treaties and promises that led to this disastrous chapter in Minnesota history."

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, July 18th as she and Danielle Grant, discuss the year in Indian education in Minneapolis and plans for the 2012-2013 year. Ms Grant, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, has been the Director of Indian Education for Minneapolis Public Schools since 2008.  For the past 15 years, she has focused on ensuring the healthy development of children and youth, empowering communities of color, and working to create and sustain systems that serve the needs of children, youth and families.


Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, July 25th as she and Gary Fife talk about the pioneering days of American Indian radio news and distribution across the U.S.An enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma, and of Cherokee heritage, Gary D. Fife is a career veteran of journalism, with 30 years of experience in print, radio and television.