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American Indians

The 100,000 watt transmitter at WOJB broadcasts up to 80 miles. Photo courtesy of WOJB.

EDITOR'S NOTE: We will provide an updated version of this article by July 1, 2020, that addresses some historical inaccuracies and provides a more detailed overview of the origins of WOJB. 

An evening reading with the US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo at Overture Center for the Arts.

A recently published fourth collection, Palominos Near Tuba City, exemplifies the talents that have earned poet Denise Sweet considerable accolades.

Karen Ann Hoffman and Melanie Tallmadge Sainz share their perspective on supporting and promoting Native art and artists.

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Oneida artist Karen Ann Hoffman shares her knowledge of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) raised beadwork with a group of apprentices and friends.

Beaders (l to r) Sandra Gauthier, Judith Jourdan, and Betty Willems at an Oneida Nation Arts Program workshop in 2013. Learn more about Oneida raised beadwork. Photo by Anne Pryor.

Raised beadwork has powerful cultural and historic meanings for the Oneida Nation.

Sandra Wescott Gauthier, My Backyard Birds Vase (detail), 2016. Glass beads, velvet, calico
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Showcasing the work of Wisconsin Oneida artists dedicated to the survival of one of their most important artistic traditions: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) raised beadwork.

I have lived most of my life on the reservation of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa located on the south shore of Lake Superior.

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission program director Jim St. Arnold (also known as Nigaanigiishig) discusses climate change impacts on traditional Anishinabe hunting, fishing, and harvesting.

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