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George Landlord (Yup’ik) Part 1

George grew up in Mountain Village, Alaska where life can be pretty rugged. One day, while he was out on his snow machine he got caught in a storm. He…

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Deloris Cardinal (Metis)

One of the most difficult events in life is when someone close to you dies. The sting of death is especially painful when it comes unexpectedly. This was the case…

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Nicole Harjo (Creek)

You don’t have to do bad things to be bad. Nicole grew up in a Christian home where her father was a pastor. She knew right from wrong and what…

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Tom Claus (Mohawk) New Years Special

New Years Eve is a very special time in the Claus family. It was on that night many years ago that the family gathered together around the radio and heard…

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Tom Claus (Mohawk) Christmas Special

Tom Claus reflects on what Christmas was like growing up on the Six Nations Reserve near Brantford, Ontario many years ago. After all the gifts were opened, the family would…

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Willie Doyeto (Kiowa) Part 3

It was a tragic, unexpected loss. Willie’s son and daughter-in-law, along with some others, were standing by their car alongside the highway checking their vehicle for a noise they had…

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Willie Doyeto (Kiowa) Part 2

“I guess it was in June – the first part of June of 1963 that I couldn’t take it anymore. My body couldn’t take what I was doing – what…

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Willie Doyeto (Kiowa) Part 1

Willie grew up in Hobert, Oklahoma in a pastor’s home. He recalls the Sunday gatherings at church along the river, how the ladies dressed… what they did. He tells how,…

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Dorothy Harvey (Navajo)

Dorothy grew up in Sweetwater, Arizona on the Navajo reservation where she lived without running and electricity. She tells about how they used to dress up rocks pretending they were…

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Merritt Youngdeer (Cherokee) Part 2

Have you ever gotten tired of the way you’re living? Merritt did. He knew that what he was doing wasn’t right and it was taking a toll on him. Something…

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