Whistleblower activism with Chelsea Manning, Resurgence in Native American art

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Members of Georgia’s transgender and non-binary community stroll through the city’s Midtown district during Gay Pride Festival’s Transgender Rights March in Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Robin Rayne/AP Photo

We hear from whistleblower Chelsea Manning on the importance of activism and transgender rights. Then, we talk with an Ojibwe artist from Lac du Flambeau about a Renaissance in Native American art.

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  • Ojibwe artist talks storytelling during the pandemic

    An Ojibwe artist from Lac du Flambeau argues that the pandemic has led to a resurgence in Ojibwe arts and culture. We speak with the artist and teacher about how Native artwork and storytelling has adapted in recent years.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Chelsea Manning Guest
  • Greg Biskakone Johnson Guest

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