Native Opinion an American Indian Perspective

Educational

Native Opinion is a unique Indigenous culture education Radio show & podcast from an American Indian perspective on current affairs. The Hosts of this show are Michael Kickingbear, an enrolled member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation of Connecticut and David GreyOwl, of the Echoda Eastern Band of Cherokee nation of Alabama. Together they present Indigenous views on American history, politics, the environment, and culture. This show is open to all people, and its main focus is to provide education and insight about all things Native American. Sensitive subjects are explored such as American immigration policy, The United States political system. racism in America, plus a whole lot more. Subscribe to the show and receive it each week on your favorite mobile device!

Location:

United States

Description:

Native Opinion is a unique Indigenous culture education Radio show & podcast from an American Indian perspective on current affairs. The Hosts of this show are Michael Kickingbear, an enrolled member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation of Connecticut and David GreyOwl, of the Echoda Eastern Band of Cherokee nation of Alabama. Together they present Indigenous views on American history, politics, the environment, and culture. This show is open to all people, and its main focus is to provide education and insight about all things Native American. Sensitive subjects are explored such as American immigration policy, The United States political system. racism in America, plus a whole lot more. Subscribe to the show and receive it each week on your favorite mobile device!

Language:

English

Contact:

8605017988


Episodes

Episode 422 "Are They Really Afraid?"

1/27/2023
"We have seen bans on education and bans on the truth before. It never ends well."

Duration:00:21:01

WEDNESDAY EDITION Episode 421 "Hate Fueled Misery."

1/4/2023
"The misery inflicted on people of color because of hatred has to end. Tribes in the West are trapped, locked in during a deadly storm because of no infrastructure, (roads), problems created by hatred. People dumped on streets during the coldest Christmas night in DC history, because of hate. Accountability has to take place."

Duration:00:25:51

EPISODE 420 "It's Anybody's Guess"

1/1/2023
"As we approach 2023 it is anybody’s guess how this nation ends up. With the midterms out of the way, the Republican Party already has their new version of Trump in Representative-Elect Santos. He ran his entire campaign on a lie, and of course, there are right wing voters who are embracing him, and to be fair, some who want him gone."

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 419 “Have yourself a Merry NATIVE Christmas.”

12/24/2022
This podcast is sponsored by The Mohegan Trading Post, selling Native American fine art, apparel, indigenous based foods, and craft supplies. Episode Description: Another "Christmas" holiday is here. How do you celebrate? How do Native People Celebrate? In this episode, we explore this question just a bit... Also, Climate change is contributing to severe droughts in the lower 48 states, but Glacial thaws in the state of Alaska has created large swaths of land once covered in ice and...

Duration:00:52:54

Wed Edition Episode 418 "Are You Kidding Me??

12/14/2022
The lie about equality and equal rights is just that. They are just that, lies. When laws have to be created to create “equal rights and protections”, then there was never any intent to provide “equal rights and protections” for everyone without it being forced.

Duration:00:23:33

episode 417 "A National Day of Mourning"

11/25/2022
Americans celebrate a holiday they call Thanksgiving. It is a time where they share food and time with families, watch commercialized parades on TV, and then (some) finish their day by watching a professional football game. For indigenous people whose traditional territories are encroached upon each and every day, "Thanksgiving" is actually a day of Mourning. In this episode of Native Opinion, we take our listeners to the National Day of Mourning event hosted by the United American Indians...

Duration:01:11:09

Episode 415 "Political Rats Are Running"

11/19/2022
It has always been said that rats will desert a sinking ship. Well, the nation is getting a good look at who the rats are and what ship is sinking. Native people have always been dragged on board sinking ships by the rats with no lifelines for Native people when things go wrong. Now, we are refusing to allow ourselves to be subjected.

Duration:01:31:41

WED EDITION EPISODE "Is There A Difference?"

11/16/2022
"The question that begs to be asked is. Why?"

Duration:00:24:04

BONUS EPISODE: "Native Opinion Friday Night. What Will They Think of Next!!!?"

10/28/2022
"Desperation will give way to crazy antics. The Republican party is full of antics and will pull out all the stops to see which version of crazy will top the next. What will they think of next!!!?"

Duration:00:17:20

Episode: 414 “Is There Really a Direction?”

10/27/2022
Is the climate agenda all talk and not enough action? With storms becoming more intense and people suffering from the ravages, is there really a direction? We look at some of the tragic effects of hurricane Ian, Fiona, and Maria with critical thought surrounding how the United States is reacting to Climate Change.

Duration:00:57:16

EPISODE 413 "It was Taken for Granted and Then There was None."

10/12/2022
"For decades, water was viewed as an infinite resource. Native people knew better, and water was a living relative we respected and cared for."

Duration:00:26:51

Episode 412 "Will the Old Myth Ever Die?"

9/20/2022
There has been an old belief among many voters for decades, generations, that old white men know what’s best for the nation and are the best choices to keep them in public office as lawmakers. That old myth could not be more wrong, and the myth needs to die.

Duration:01:39:06

Episode 411 "Get The 411"

9/6/2022
Everyday, there is so much information out there available for those who want to find it, but how much of that information is really reliable?

Duration:02:01:01

Episode 410: “Is it Too Late to Save the Planet?”

8/22/2022
The destruction of flora and fauna because of the lack of concern for the planet cannot be calculated at this point. Because of the quest for as much money that can be made at the expense of Mother Earth, many indigenous peoples are experiencing the damages first-hand. Threats to livelihoods and homes have left many asking the question; is it too late to save the planet?

Duration:01:32:28

Episode 409 "When Will It Stop?"

8/18/2022
All it takes is one match to destroy an entire forest. We are that forest, and the ideologies of those who want us gone are the match.

Duration:01:24:04

Episode: 408 “In God We Trust”

8/4/2022
WARNING! THIS EPISODE IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK OR SMALL CHILDREN! In this episode of Native Opinion, we provide our deconstruction of Pope Francis visit to Cree territory in Canada, and the apology he provided to the victims of residential schools under the direction of the Catholic Church and the Canadian federal government. Was his apology enough? How was it received? Does Indian country accept it? We provide our perspectives. Also, what is the United States PACT Act? Why did 41 republicans...

Duration:02:03:22

Episode 407 "The Fight Has Just Begun."

7/13/2022
To kick people when they are at their lowest is a form of abuse that will not go unchallenged. To hoodwink a populace with damaging, flagrant deeds, will not go unanswered.

Duration:02:03:48

Episode 406 "Water... the under valued, unappreciated precious resource."

6/27/2022
Climate Change causes droughts, with lake levels at an all-time low. In the United States, water is called a "resource," no different than some other capitalistic commodity. In this episode, we look at the challenges water faces, and what the effects of climate change are doing to it. We also discuss the misunderstood term "sustainability." We ask a specific question: "Does the United States really care about water?"

Duration:01:18:05

Episode 405 "Will They or Won't They?"

6/21/2022
Navigating the political atmosphere at the national level right now with so many important issues that need to be addressed. In this episode, we focus on two. Saving lives and saving democracy. Both require levels of leadership that are questionable if it actually exists in Washington DC. The need for severe change is real, with decisions that require real consequences. We need people to have the courage to make the right solid decisions. But will they, or won't they?

Duration:01:22:21

Episode: 404 “They Will Try to get Rid of Us any Way They Can.”

6/7/2022
The attempts, the successes, the lies, and the coverups. We are still here despite their attempts. In our main segment, we have a very serious discussion about gun violence in the United States. Who has failed the children and teachers who are the innocent victims? Who Is responsible? The Gun Manufacturers? Or the politicians who fail to implement meaningful, responsible, and restrictive gun legislation? Our answers may surprise you.

Duration:02:14:19