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Apr 24, 2017

Native Opinion Episode
“EPISODE 77 STRIKE WHILE THE COALS ARE HOT.”

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*REMINDER*
Next Weeks Guest…. Recording Artist, and Multiple Native American Music Award winner… Jan Michael Lookingwolf..Friday, April 28th @ 9 pm


ARTICLES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:


1.) TITLE: Montana Tribe Sues Trump Administration For Lifting Coal Moratorium, but The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has decided to fight back.
AUTHOR: Valerie Volcovici 03/29/2017 05:38 pm ET
SOURCE: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/montana-tribe-sues-trump-administration-for-lifting-coal-moratorium_us_58dc27c4e4b05eae031ceb26?section=politics

 

2.) TITLE: Discover Oregon’s Indian Country, Part 2: An Indigenous, Gastronomic Experience… From fertile valleys to coastal waters, eat your way through Oregon's Indian country!
AUTHOR: Kristin Butler • April 9, 2017
SOURCE: https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/travel/destinations/discover-oregon-indian-country-indigenous-gastronomic-experience/

 

3.) TITLE: The entire coal industry employs fewer people than Arby’s!
AUTHOR: By Christopher Ingraham March 31 at 7:00 AM 
SOURCE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/03/31/8-surprisingly-small-industries-that-employ-more-people-than-coal/?utm_term=.99eaf764fc5f

 

4.) TITLE: Kentucky Coal Museum installs solar panels to save on electricity bills
AUTHOR: By Associated Press Published: April 6, 2017, 9:05 pm
SOURCE: http://nbc4i.com/2017/04/06/kentucky-coal-museum-installs-solar-panels-to-save-on-electricity-bills/


Music in this episode is provided by Jodi Peck, the writer lead singer of Miss Quincy & the Twin Peaks Band.
TRACK TITLE: “16 Horses”

The My Peace River project, created by Jody Peck (Miss Quincy) and Jodie Ponto, is a multimedia snapshot of the people, stories, and life in the Peace Valley area of British Columbia Canada.  This area is threatened by the construction of a hydro-electric dam.

The purpose of My Peace River project is to bring awareness to the region. It is a collaboration between everyone who has a connection to Peace Valley and forms a cohesive picture of what stands to be lost forever if the Site C dam is constructed.

Site C is a disastrous plan to build a giant dam in the Peace River Valley of northeastern BC. It’s  an $8.8 billion project that will flood 83 km of farmland, drown wildlife habitat, and trample indigenous rights — all to supply electricity for dirty tar sands extraction and fracking. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chosen to go against the wishes of First Nations people and will support this disastrous plan.

To find out more about this situation, please go to http://www.mypeaceriver.ca