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Sep 25, 2017

Native Opinion Episode 97
“Our concerns do not matter. They only hear what they choose to hear.”


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Reminder…the Native American Music Awards is October 14th, and you can watch it live for FREE! Visit: http://singlefeathermedia.com/live  to register!

Also, voting is open for the Native American Music Award music nominees…20 categories! and they need your vote!
Vist www.namalive.com and look for the vote now link! Voting is open up through October 13th… please vote for your favorite Native American Recording Artists!


APPROPRIATION
Discussion of the robohontas twitter thread..
THREAD SOURCE: https://twitter.com/robohontas/status/910657882462420992?refsrc=email&s=11
Who is Twitter User “Robohontas”?
SOURCE: http://www.robohontas.com/about


MUSIC BREAK

ARTIST: Irv Lyons Jr. (Onondaga)
TRACK: “Get Down Tonight”
TRT: 5:18

2017 NAMA Nominee


BIO:

At age 8 while living on the Onondaga Nation Irv was handed a guitar. He was a lefty and his mom said, "If you're going to learn to play it is going to have to be on this." Playing flipped around and upside down has proven to be a metaphor for his life.
Irv Lyons Jr.,s sultry vocals and finessed guitar playing brings to the band a distinctive sound rooted in Latin-influenced jazz, as well as country and blues. Irv has opened up for Dickie Betts, Grammy Winner Joanne Shenandoah and NAMMY winner Jana.
This Oneida Nation Native is a major contributor of original material for his other band The Fabulous Ripcords including straight-ahead blues, instrumentals, Latin, and roots rockers. With this group, he's graced the stage with such talents as Santana, Steve Miller, Blues Traveler, Ry Cooder, Rick Derringer, Phish, John Lee Hooker, Edgar Winter, Leon Russell, Kim Simmonds, Terrance Simien, Gene Taylor, Bill Kirchen, Dickie Betts, and Chip. Irv won a SAMMY with The Fabulous Ripcords for best Americana CD in 2010.

Find Out more here: https://www.reverbnation.com/nativeman

 

ARTICLE 1

TITLE: Difference Between Culture and Subculture
DATE: July 28, 2015 
AUTHOR: Nedha
SOURCE: http://www.differencebetween.com/difference-between-culture-and-vs-subculture/

 


ARTICLE 2:

TITLE: Theodore Roosevelt: ‘The Only Good Indians Are the Dead Indians’
SUB-TITLE: Roosevelt: 'I don’t go so far as to think that the only good Indians are the dead Indians, but I believe nine out of every 10 are'
AUTHOR: Alysa Landry
DATE: June 28, 2016
SOURCE: https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/history/events/theodore-roosevelt-the-only-good-indians-are-the-dead-indians/?utm_content=buffer34520&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 


ARTICLE 3

TITLE: New Age ‘Ghost Dance’ Held in Southwest Minnesota, Indigenous People Respond
SUB-TITLE: ’Ghost Dance' organizers call it a "ten moons dance", say it's not cultural appropriation
AUTHOR: Sarah Sunshine Manning 
DATE: September 2, 2017
SOURCE: https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/native-news/new-age-ghost-dance-minnesota-indigenous-respond/

 


ARTICLE 4

TITLE: DOI Secretary names Kiowa citizen to Indian Affairs post
AUTHOR: Written by Department of Interior
DATE: 13 September 2017
SOURCE: https://nativetimes.com/current-news/14808-doi-secretary-names-kiowa-citizen-to-indian-affairs-post