Full Circle 1.12.18: Native Americans Making A Difference

Tonight we honor the work of Native Americans and their allies, who dedicate their time and energy to raising awareness of the struggles and needs of their communities.

On tonight’s show, we …

Hear from prayerful Black Friday protesters at the Emeryville Shellmound, a.k.a. The Bay Street Mall.

We’ll also hear one woman’s story about her battle against meth and addiction on her reservation and within her own family.

Finally we’ll hear from Native Artists in Action – hip hop and rap artists as well as community educators.

All that tonight on Full Circle.



MLK Day Prayer at the West Berkeley Shellmound


For more information about Mothers Against Meth Alliance visit their website also visit their Facebook page

For more info on Native Artists in Action, check out their website

To see the music video for the song “Angel” check out the Facebook page of K.Benally and LetsJusB

About First Voice Apprenticeship

First Voice Apprenticeship is an apprenticeship program at KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley and is designed to provide comprehensive broadcast, technical, and administrative skills training in radio. First Voice also aims to build and strengthen community and empower our participants to find their voice and tell their stories. The First Voice program is based on community building, a collaborative work environment and passing on our skills and stories. We focus on bringing women and people of color into media and work in partnership with Pacifica community radio station KPFA and other community media outlets, both locally and nationally. The First Voice Apprenticeship Program is currently 18 months. Everyone is required to spend one business day each week working at KPFA, as well as two class nights. The dayshift is a three hour shift and apprentices do administrative and production tasks. The dayshift runs on an intergenerational group learning model, with each phase teaching the next, and integrates service to the station, skills acquired in classes, motivation and leadership.
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