‎Beatrice Arthur‎: Scammed At Standing Rock

The following story was submitted to us via our Facebook page: facebook.com/nativetalkradio. Obviously we have no way to substantiate this story, and can neither prove nor disprove its legitimacy. As always, there are two sides to every story and if anyone now reading this has an alternate view or differing opinion, we will be happy to publish your side of the story. Normally, …

The Legend of Coyote VS The Monster

If you enjoy Indian legends, this is a great one. From the Legends of the Rocky Mountains, this story tells of how the nimal Council asked coyote to save them from a monster. Listen to Cliff tell the story aloud in the podcast available for download (Click the little cloud with the down-pointing arrow to get the audio file directly), …

A Potlatch On The Oregon Coast

If you enjoy Indian legends, this is a great one. In the audio file, my own mother recounts her visit to the site of this very legend. You can hear it read aloud with this audio podcast available right here. (Click the little cloud with the down-pointing arrow to get the audio file directly)   Download the story text using …

The Quest For Blank Claveringi (Giant Man-Eating Snails)

Yes, that’s right. I read a very short about a man who went to an island in search of giant man-eating snails. He had dreams of discovering a new species he could name after himself. I read this short story, “The Quest For Blank Claveringi” when I was very young, and luckily enough I located the book “The Snail Watcher” …

Are You Proud To Be Native? You Shouldn’t Be

Everywhere you go in the Native community, you find people who post or say how proud they are to be native. I have long taken issue with this, although the thought behind it makes sense – to promote Native culture among the various tribal memberships. This is certainly something badly in need of repair, as Native culture is something that …