Red Cliff Ojibwe history, Threads takes on Twitter

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We hear a corrected history of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, as written by an historian and citizen of the tribe. Then we discuss the uprising of new Twitter competitors, including Meta’s “Threads.”

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  • Correcting the history of Red Cliff Ojibwe in Wisconsin

    A historian who is a citizen of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe wrote a book correcting the inaccurate history of his tribe’s land in northern Wisconsin and other parts of the Great Lakes region. He joins us to discuss his research that has been named a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize.

  • Meta launches Threads, Twitter's newest competitor

    Since Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, controversial changes to the site have driven many users to seek alternative social media platforms. We talk to a social media expert about the available alternatives, including the recently released front-runner: Instagram Threads.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Michael Witgen Guest
  • Steve Noll Guest

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