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Today on Your Call: What is the state of Native American Media?


On today's Your Call we’ll speak with Native journalists about the role Native Americans are playing in today’s media landscape.  Why do we so rarely see stories about natives by natives?  According to Loris Taylor, president of Native Public Media, “Native Americans face a huge digital divide.”*  But radio is one medium that remains vibrant for native communities.  What is the power of media for keeping culture alive?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  Where have you seen good reporting by or about Native Americans?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and You. 


Susan Shown Harjo, Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee, An award-winning Columnist for Indian Country Today Media Network, author of  the  essay, Redskins, Savages and Other Indian Enemies: An Historical Overview of American Media Coverage of Native Peoples.

Hattie Kauffman, the first Native American journalist to ever file a report on a national network evening news broadcast, and she has over two decades of experience as an on-camera correspondent and news anchor for ABC and CBS. She is a member of the NezPerce Tribe of Idaho and is also a speaker and writer.

Tom Arviso, member of the Navajo Tribe, is the CEO of the Navajo Times Publishing Company, Inc. and the Publisher of the Navajo Times newspaper in Window Rock, Ariz. 

Peggy Berryhill, founder and president of the Native Media Resource Center; founder of the new public radio station, KGUA, in Gualala


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