Local and National Talk

Monday 6-9 p.m.

A rotating mix of local and regional public affairs programs airing Monday nights on KUMD.

COMING UP ON LOCAL AND NATIONAL TALK

October 23
6:00        Ojibwe Stories
6:30        Counterspin
7:00        Duluth City Council Meeting

October 30
6:00        Making Contact
7:00        Climate One
8:00        Alternative Radio

November 6
6:00        Making Contact
6:30        Counterspin
7:00        Duluth City Council Meeting

November 13
6:00       Making Contact
6:30       Counterspin
7:00       Climate One
8:00       Alternative Radio

November 20
6:00       Ojibwe Stories
6:30       Counterspin
7:00       Duluth City Council Meeting

November 27
6:00       Making Contact
6:30       Counterspin
7:00       Climate One
8:00      Alternative Radio

Ways to Connect

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we have a conversation with Gordon Jourdain about his recollections of his family's activities in the late summer and fall seasons.  Gordon Jourdain grew up in the Ojibwe community of Lac La Croix in Ontario.

Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa is produced by KUMD and the Department of American Indian Studies at UMD, with funding provided in part by the UMD College of Education and Human Service Professions, and by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 This episode of Bioneers shares emerging ideas of gender reconciliation a new movement for transformational healing. Visionaries Pat McCabe, Cynthia Brix, Will Keepin and Pele Rouge share evocative stories of personal growth and learning.  

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The speaker on Bioneers this episode is John Densmore, the legendary drummer of the Doors turned activist, sharing his vision and ideas about change through the arts and creative exploration.  Also you'll find interviews with the artists and a special performance of Jim Morrison's poem, "American Prayer."  Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is airing all summer on KUMD.

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  From our Ampers partners, we share a 2-part special report from MN Native News called "Rocking the Boat" Part 1 & 2.  Reporter Melissa Townsend brings us the story of racial disparities for Native communities like in one Northern Minnesota town, Bemidji.  

  We're in high summer months, so we thought we'd reflect today on the winter months that are coming all too soon.  On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we have a conversation about winter living and language with Gordon Jourdain, who grew up in the Ojibwe community of Lac La Croix in Ontario. 

Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa is produced by KUMD and the Department of American Indian Studies at UMD, with funding provided in part by the UMD College of Education and Human Service Professions, and by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  This episode of Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is about Biomimicry. From Sharkskin to Hippo Sweat - what can be learned and utilized from natures ability to adapt.  Biomimicry innovator Janine Benyus and Jay Harman share perspectives of nature-inspired design.

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This week on Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature, we hear from Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Aleut Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldiers talking about a new paradigm and how mending the earth can change  us as a people.  

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This week on Bioneers, Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares shares stories from Africa painting a picture of nature out of balance.  And author Mary Ellen Hannibal speaks about how inspiring citizen scientists are restoring health to “the spine of the continent” from Alaska to Mexico.

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Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is a summer series on KUMD bringing you voices of leadership in the fight for a sustainable planet. This episode illustrates Cosmomimicry with words from David McConville of the Buckminster Fuller Institute reminding us that is is all a matter of perspective. “If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visionary designer Buckminster Fuller.  

Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is on Monday nights at 7pm over the summer. This week Bioneers welcomes clean energy entrepreneur Billy Parish, founder of Mosaic, and banker Marco Krapels, co-founder of The Solutions Project.  They say we need clean energy democratization now and investment urgent and critical.  

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KUMD presents Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature, a summer series.  Women are leading change in caring for the environment and bringing forward the stories of people around the world. Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar and Lynne Twist tell the stories of women leading the clean energy revolution in Africa, defending the Amazonian rainforest, and making peace in Liberia.  Women making a difference for all people on earth.

  Our guest on this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa is Gordon Jourdain, who grew up in the Ojibwe community of Lac La Croix in Ontario.  We have a conversation with him about teaching Ojibwemowin – the Ojibwe language.

Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa is produced by KUMD and the Department of American Indian Studies at UMD, with funding provided in part by the UMD College of Education and Human Service Professions, and by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Minnesota Native News Special:               

Monday June 22 at 7pm, KUMD shares a Minnesota Native News special presentation. The Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission report officially recorded the inhumane practices of the Canadian Indian Boarding School system and the historical trauma of indigenous people. Movements for truth and reconciliation in the US are now emerging.  Listen for more on this issue from Erma Vizenor, Chairwoman of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, and Professor  Michael McNally.

 Monday at 6pm, KUMD shares a full hour of  "The Congdon Legacy" with interviews and speakers from the Glensheen series "Chester Chat."  Listen for in-depth histories you may not hear in a walking tour of the estate.  Some of the topics include Chester Congdon's service as a legislator, the women of Glensheen and more about the historic estate.  Find links here to explore more about Glensheen as well as a link to images of the Congdon's Westhome.  The Chester Chat series continue at the estate with the next one on Tourism happening June 25, 6:45-8pm.

 Bioneers: Revolution in the Heart of Nature is a special environmental series airing on KUMD all summer.  This week hear how building community and social movements can be a path to adaptation and resillience according to environmental activist Danny Glover and former CEO of Green For All  Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins. 

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