Coming up this Wednesday, 5-18-05, on American Indian Airwaves
Andrea Smith (Cherokee Nation) http://www.speakersandartists.org/People/AndreaSmith.html Assistant Professor at University of Michigan, American Culture and Women's Studies. Interests: Violence Against Native American Women, The Christian Right, American Indian Activism, Religion/Spirituality and Political Activism. Professor Smith gives an in-depth perspective about her newest book â€œConquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocideâ€ http://www.southendpress.org/books/forthcoming.shtml
Brian Wright-McLeod (Dakota-Anishnabe Nations) Brain joins us live from Toronto, Canada to discuss the historic and contemporary value of indigenous peoples contribution to music in his newest book â€œThe Encyclopedia of Native Music: More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internetâ€ http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/books/bid1590.htm Brain began working as a music journalist in 1979. His column "Dirty Words and Thoughts about Music" appears bimonthly in News from Indian Country. His activist work in Native rights took him to the airwaves on CKLN 88.1 FM in Toronto in 1985, where he continues to produce and host Renegade Radio, a live two-hour weekly music and issues program.