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Aug 29, 2017

Native Opinion Episode 93

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the governmental body responsible for "counting" people in this country, as of July 1st, 2016, White people make up 76% of the humans walking in this country. Contrast that to 13% of black Americans. And from there, other people of color, the percentages drop substantially lower. 

Here is a further breakdown:

Hispanic or Latino people: 13 %

Asian People: 5%

American Indians:  1.3 %

Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders: 0.2%

Hate websites promoted by self-identified “Michael The Black Man”

Title: Don’t Sit in That Elder’s Chair! 8 Funny Unwritten Pow Wow Rules
SUB-TITLE: At every pow wow there is a list of unwritten rules that just about everyone in attendance knows that you dare not break
AUTHOR: Vincent Schilling • June 21, 2016

TITLE: 10 Ways to Respect Your Native Elders
SUB-TITLE: Use these to honor our Native elders and to take their advice forward to be the best we can be
AUTHOR: Vincent Schilling 
DATE: March 18, 2017


TRACK: "Stand"
ARTIST: Indian City


Indian City is a Canadian Folk Pop band performing to audiences across North America and beyond. Their dynamic fusion of lyrics, music, and personality captures the spirit and pulse of a vibrant Indigenous culture. With years of experience billed alongside global talent including Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons and Arcade Fire to name a few as well as famed Indigenous band Eagle & Hawk, Vince Fontaine brings his lifelong connection with music to his newest project, Indian City. Debuting in 2012, Fontaine was set on bringing razor-sharp talent to a musical collective akin to the Toronto-based band, Broken Social Scene. Led by Fontaine on lead guitar, the collective of musicians was to bring a rich and vibrant backdrop for the chapters of Indigenous culture that he would share with Winnipeg, Canada, and ultimately, the modern global village. This contemporary Indigenous collective paints a vivid picture effortlessly weaving Indigenous ideas into the complexities of modern life.

Indian City Features the vocal talent of Don Amero, Pamela Davis, 6:58amJay Bodner, Jeremy Koz, Rena Semenko, Neewa Mason, Atik Mason on bass, Rich Reid on drums, and Gerry Atwell on keys.

You can check them out on Facebook, Twitter Instagram & I-tunes, or through their website at


TITLE: Hearing on Indian Reorganization Act stacked with anti-Indian interests
DATE: Tuesday, July 11, 2017


TITLE: The Biggest American Companies Now Owned by the Chinese
AUTHOR: Stephen Gandel
DATE: Mar 18, 2016


TITLE: Court Concedes DNC Had the Right to Rig Primaries Against Sanders
By Michael Sainato • 08/6:58 am


TITLE: Not Just the Confederacy: Historic Statues, Monuments Native Americans Cite as Racist
DATE: August 23, 2017, 8:30 PM
AUTHOR: Cecily Hilleary FOR VOA

TITLE: Not one drop’ of Poland Spring water is from a spring, lawsuit says
AUTHOR: By Abha Bhattarai / The Washington Post
DATE: Posted Aug 23, 2017, at 11:38 AM
Updated Aug 23, 2017, at 11:38 AM