Native Americans and Alaska Natives are more connected than ever and sharing their lives on social media. Here are 8 podcasts to follow this month that will help you add Indigenous voices and perspectives to your playlist.
- All My Relations, hosted by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation), explores Indigeneity and all of its complexities through and explores relationships–to land, place, to people, to non-human relatives, and more.
- This Land, hosted by Rebecca Nagle (Cherokee Nation), discusses issues related to land rights, sovereignty, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. Season 1 follows and details the landmark United States Supreme Court case Sharp. V. Murphy, which has impacted how tribal lands are defined and understood in Oklahoma.
- Toasted Sister, produced hosted by Andi Murphy (Diné), highlights chefs and farmers who work to preserve Indigenous food heritage and features interviews with Native chefs and other members of the food industry.
- Métis In Space, hosted by Molly Swain (Métis) & Chelsea Vowel (Métis) break down tropes, themes, and hidden meanings in science fiction.
- Native America Calling is a live call-in program linking public radio stations, the internet, and listeners together in a thought-provoking national and international conversation about specific issues impacting Native communities across the United States and Canada.
- In Your Ears for 50 Years is a 20-part series celebrating the 50-year anniversary of America’s oldest, bilingual Tribal public broadcasting station. KYUK’s many on-air personalities, news team, staff, and audience share what makes KYUK such a national, cultural media treasure. Episodes in English and Yugtun.
- The Anonymous Eskimo Recovery Podcast Ralph Sara (Yup’ik/Saami) shares stories with listeners about tackling his recovery from alcohol use disorder beginning on January 18, 2020. Sara uses his podcast to keep accountable, give hope, and break the stigma of recovery.
- Looking for a quick morning coffee listen? Check out National Native News, a 5 minute daily news and information program produced from a Native perspective for public and community radio stations, and available online in podcast form.
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on the above podcasts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of America250 or its employees.