August 2012 First Person Radio Archives

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, August 1st as she talks with Diane Wilson author of Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past, and Minneapolis City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden as they talk about Spirit Car and its selection for the 2012 "One Minneapolis One Read." That's where everyone in town is invited to read the same book. This will be the second year of the citywide "read," where the entire community is invited to read and join in a community conversation.

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, August 8th as she talks with U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan who founded the Center for Native American Youth, dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native youth through communication, policy development and advocacy.

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, as she talks with Melvin Lee Houston, Santee Sioux, and the Legacy of Survival, taking place August 16-17, 2012, commemorating  150 years of Dakota Exile from Minnesota 1862-2012. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune features a series of articles on the anniversary of the Dakota War.

 

It is entitled, "In the Footsteps of Little Crow." Little Crow's name is Thaóyate Dúta (His Red Nation).

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, as she talks with members of the Mashkiki Ogichidaag (Medicine Warriors) project of the Division of Indian in Minneapolis.

 

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, August 29th as she talks with Donald Day, new president of Leech Lake Tribal College.