Program 207: Honoring the Assiniboine / Gros Ventre

Audio and Transcripts

Assiniboine Camp Near the Rocky Mountains. Photo by Edward S. Curtis. Courtesy of <a href="http://www.a2zcds.com/">a2zcds</a>.

Historical Intro

Program Host Arlie Neskahi introduces us to the Assiniboine and Gros Ventre of Montana.

Elder Wisdom
Brian Bull features Assiniboine elder, Peter Big Stone.

Sacred Landscape
Judy Bluehorse Skelton discusses the buffalo disaster and looks at the rebirth of the buffalo nation on today’s reservations.

Tribal Rhythms
Nico Wind features Roger White, Jr., singer and music historian from Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

Contemporary Rhythms
Milt Lee interviews a young Nakota rapper, Native Sioux-per Man, Dorrance Comes Last.

Turtle Island Storytellers
Our featured storyteller is Robert Four Star, Assiniboine.