Anchorage resident Darian Danner received her first bachelor’s
degree from the University of Anchorage. But when Ilisagvik College offered a
tuition waiver to Alaska Native and American Indian students, getting her second
degree was too good of an opportunity to pass up.
Produced by Tripp Crouse for KNBA 90.3 fm
"Burn Your Village to the Ground" by A Tribe Called Red. Used with permission.
A Global News Bulletin on the topic of Indigenous rights. In this edition:
Indigenous South Africans defy lockdown rules
Covid-19 in India
Covid-19 in the Himalayas
Forest fires in Thailand
Food crisis in Bangladesh
Indigenous Peoples of Mexico and the right to water
This news report is brought to you by KNBA radio
KNBA is a public radio station in Anchorage, Alaska. The station is currently owned by Koahnic Broadcast Corporation and primarily airs an adult album alternative music format, while incorporating Native and non-Native programming from Native Voice One, National Public Radio, Public Radio International and Alaska Public Radio Network.
Bulletin produced and presented by Tripp Crouse
Indigenous Rights Radio Intro track features "Burn your Village to the Ground" by @a-tribe-called-red. Used with permission.
March 8th is International Women's Day-- a time to celebrate the many accomplishments of women, as well as to discuss strategies to further their empowerment and to achieve gender equality. Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan) interviews Avexnim Cojti (Maya K’iche’) about the role of women in her community, and what needs to change in order for Indigenous women to finally occupy an equal position in society.