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10:27 pm
Tue November 21, 2006

Edge of the Rez 928 Part 1

Flagstaff, AZ – This is Part 1 of a special Edge of the Rez edition of 9-2-8, KNAU's monthly radio listening post. This program wrapped up the Edge of the Rez series, a collaboration between KNAU and the Arizona Daily Sun. We brought together a panel of guests to discuss some of the issues raised in the series, issues that arise when cultures come together in towns like Flagstaff that border the Navajo and Hopi reservations, at the edge of the rez.

Forum guests:

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Earth Notes
4:10 am
Sun November 19, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Scott Thybony commentary

Flagstaff, AZ – Scott Thybony is a Flagstaff. His work has appeared in many publications and he has given commentaries on National Public Radio. Thybony wrote an essay for Edge of the Rez about an experience, which includes handing off tobacco to a Hopi tribal judge in a hotel parking lot.

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4:06 am
Sun November 19, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Indian Wannabes

Flagstaff, AZ – There's something about Native American spirituality that many find intriguing. But when we take part in Indian rituals or decorate our homes with kachina dolls and peace pipes, do we tarnish that which is sacred? Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales explores this question for KNAU's Edge of the Rez series.

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3:59 am
Sun November 19, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Ramson Lomatewama

Flagstaff, AZ – For KNAU's Edge of the Rez series, Hopi artist and poet Ramson Lomatewama tells about his experiences in the bordertown of Flagstaff and how it's different from the Hopi reservation, where he grew up. He also reads one of his poems.

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5:07 am
Fri November 17, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Lola Riggs

Page, AZ – As part of KNAU's Edge of the Rez series, we hear from Lola Riggs, a health care manager in Page. She and her husband grew up on the Navajo Nation, but they're raising their children off the reservation. They don't know the Navajo language, and she says they're disconnect from their heritage.

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5:03 am
Fri November 17, 2006

Edge of the Rez - The Armaos

Winslow, AZ – For our Edge of the Rez series, we hear from Dr. Frank Armao, who has been and Indian Helath Care doctor in Winslow longer than anyone. We also meet his wife, Fena, who is Navajo.

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5:00 am
Fri November 17, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Winslow I.H.S.

Winslow, AZ – As part of KNAU's Edge of the Rez, we visit the Indian Health Service facility in Winslow, the only such facility in a northern Arizona bordertown.

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1:36 am
Thu November 16, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Navajo Artist Shonto Begay

Flagstaff, AZ – For KNAU's Edge of the Rez series, Navajo artist Shonto Begay explains the word for cell phone, and tell stories of Highway 160, which is his connection to the bordertown of Flagstaff.

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1:00 am
Thu November 16, 2006

Edge of the Rez - The Benallys

Flagstaff, AZ – For KNAU's Edge of the Rez series, we learn more about the Benally family, who have been the most public face of protest against snowmaking on the San Francisco peaks.

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12:56 am
Thu November 16, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Snowbowl History

Flagstaff, AZ – For our series Edge of the Rez, KNAU's Daniel Kraker leads us through the history of protest surrounding development on the San Francisco. It's arguably been the most contentious bordertown issue in the past decade.

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