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Native Issues

Ep. 1 – Native Voices Changing the Story

Tommy Orange, Katherena Vermette, moderated by Carolina De Robertis

These powerful rising voices are breaking new ground in Native literature. The first 100 attendees will receive an excerpt of Orange’s book, set to hit shelves in June. With support from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and the Consulate General of Canada, San Francisco/Silicon Valley.

Ep. 2 – Murder and Survival: The Remarkable Story of Indian Rebirth in the Wake of Genocide

Benjamin Madley, Peter Cozzens, moderated by Greg Sarris

Two eminent historians and a tribal chairman discuss the trauma visited upon Native tribes and explore the challenges and opportunities of the current moment, including Native activism. With support from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

Ep. 3 – Timeless Wisdom: Greg Sarris on Telling Tales and Native American Literary Tradition

Greg Sarris

Greg Sarris’s book, “How a Mountain Was Made,” mythologizes the Northern California landscape with Native stories — fables with universal resonance and beauty. Sponsored by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

Ep. 4 – Witness and Testimony: The Past and Present of Native America

William Bauer, Layli Long Soldier, T. J. Stiles, and Louis Warren, moderated by Greg Sarris

What stories and lessons from Native American history illuminate the present day for Native Americans?