OPB | Broadcast: March 21, 2017
A new Oregon Experience documentary about Native Americans in Oregon aired last night. We listen to an extended interview with Perry Chocktoot with the Klamath Tribes. Then it's a conversation with writer Lindy West.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2017
We hear about the Native American ceremony burying the ancient bones found in 1996 near Kennewick, WA; we talk remixes with a Grammy-winning Portland musician; and we find out the winners and losers behind free community college.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2017
A change in the way TriMet fare evaders are prosecuted, an overview of the history of Kennewick man, a guess on what the Trump administration might mean for logging in Oregon and a look at the doping scandal in Russian sports.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 12, 2016
Portland may change its police accountability process. We talk to an Oregonian protesting in North Dakota. And investigative reporter Les Zaitz looks back on his prestigious career.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 19, 2016
Our news roundtable takes up the biggest stories of the week. Plus, we learn about early Native American trade routes and get an update from Rio on the behind-the-scenes politics of the Olympics.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2016
We talk to a survivor of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Also, Oregon imprisons African Americans at a high rate. And we talk to a family who won the right to re-enroll in the Grand Ronde tribe.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2016
From the California border through Klamath Falls, we talked to people in hardware stores, diners, mobile home parks and campgrounds.
OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2016
We analyze some of the biggest stories of the week with our rotating panel of news watchers. Then we meet two friends from Yoncalla who found their friendship ran deeper than they imagined.
OPB | Broadcast: June 24, 2016
Our panel of news watchers discuss some of the biggest stories of the week. Also, the president of the National Native American Law Students Association is a UO student.
OPB | Broadcast: June 17, 2016
Developer Homer Williams joins us to talk about a new way to address wide-spread homelessness. We discuss some of the biggest stories of week with our panel of news watchers. And we wrap up the hour with a look at the Portland Art Museum's exhibit of Native American designers.
OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2016
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, we talk to a gay Christian reform activist about religion and sexuality. We also learn about new plans that might allow for denser residential development in close-in Portland. And we hear from one of the last speakers of the native language Ichishkiin.
OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2016
We'll debate the pros and cons of a ballot measure that would hike the gas tax in Portland. And we'll talk to two Native American artists who have brought their artistic exploration of genocide to Clark County.
OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2016
We'll hear from Portland mayoral candidate Ted wheeler, and speak with Chuck Sams about recent news affecting the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2015
An amendment that would institute three-year terms for all council positions could be the first tribal member-passed amendment in Warm Springs history.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 27, 2015
Verdena Parker lives in Winston, Oregon, and is the last living native speaker of the Hupa language.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 27, 2015
Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs took advantage of a grant from the Smithsonian to go to the museum this fall and access tribal artifacts.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2015
After a decades-long struggle for federal recognition, Tribal Chairman Tony Johnson is requesting an executive order.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2015
Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs took advantage of a grant from the Smithsonian to go to the museum and access tribal artifacts.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2015
We discuss the origin of the name of Mt. Hood and explore Wy'east, which has long been thought to be a Native American name for the mountain.