Navajo Cultural Arts Program: Dr. Christine Ami

January 19, 2018
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In episode 72, Dr. Christine Ami (Navajo) talks about the Navajo Cultural Arts Program (NCAP) at Dine College, the importance of teaching business skills to Native entrepreneurs, the BA in Navajo Psychology, keys to completing her Ph.D., and her struggle with homesickness while away at college. Check out NCAP https://www.navajoculturalartsprogram.org

 

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Ms. Ariana Young: Miss Northern Navajo

January 15, 2018
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In episode 71, Ariana Young (Navajo) discusses: ke based self awareness, how she deals with winning and losing pagents, her kinalda experience, and her perspective of Navajo taboos. Contact her mom Ann Young on Facebook for speaking engagements with your students.

 

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Jordan A. Johnson: College Success and Restorative Justice

January 9, 2018
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In episode 70, Jordan A. Johnson (Navajo) talks about the keys to succeeding at NYU and Harvard, overcoming homesickness, securing college funding, the importance of Navajo culture, and restorative justice.

 

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Kamryn Bennett: College Football Player

January 5, 2018
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In episode 69, Kamryn Bennett (Navajo, Papago & Pima) discusses playing football for the California Bears. Additionally, he explains balancing college life, maintaining a competitive advantage and the keys to playing college football.

 

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Mr. Leland Becenti: Role of Navajo Men

January 3, 2018
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In episode 68, Mr. Leland Becenti (Navajo) talks about the role of Navajo men. He further discusses the songs that a father sings during the various stages of their child's life and how men and women are not supposed to be affectionate during the day. Lastly, Mr. Becenti explains why people need to keep their house clean.

 

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Healthy Active Natives: Waylon Pahona Part 2

December 27, 2017
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In this episode 67, Waylon Pahona (Hopi, Tewa, Maricopa Pee-Posh) talks about overcoming Indian jealousy, issues on social media, challenges in Indian Country, and the challenges of being a public figure.

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Minnesota House Candidate: Korina Barry

December 20, 2017
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In episode 66, Korina Barry (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) talks about her bid for a Minnesota House Seat. Additionally, she talks about leadership in Indian Country and the struggles she overcame to be a candidate in Minnesota.

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Blogger & Entrepreneur: Nicholet Deschine Parkhurst

December 12, 2017
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In episode 65, Nicholet Deschine Parkhurst (Standing Rock Souix & Navajo) talks about blogging. Nicky or Redstreak Girl covers topics such as fashion, lifestyle, geekdom, pop culture, Indian politics and positive Native representations. Nicky sells her Pindigenous products on her website redstreakgirl.com

 

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Native Boys Founder: Joel Clah

December 6, 2017
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In episode 64, listen to Joel Clah (Navajo) who is part of the famous group Native Boys. Joel talks about how he started making videos and how he learned to direct and produce videos that get millions of views. His most popular video is titled, "He Thought Wrong."

 

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Battle Rapper: Phrase Frazier

November 29, 2017
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In episode 63, Phrase Frazier discusses how he started rapping and where he gets his inspiration. Phrase is a Navajo battle rapper from Shiprock, NM.

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