• 01:31

    Grand Ronde Termination and History

    in Current Events

    We welcome Grand Ronde scholar Dr. David Lewis to the show to discuss Grand Ronde termination issues; and visit with Grand Ronde Elder and Elder Committee member Gladys Hobbs.

  • 01:27

    Grand Ronde Restoration and History

    in Current Events

    We welcome Tribal Elder Margaret Provost and Jackie ManyHides to talk Grand Ronde Restoration and history; In our Wellness Spotlight we talk with Perri McDaniel from Grand Ronde's Food Sovereignty Project and GMO's

  • 00:32

    Grand Ronde Election Round-Up Special

    in Current Events

    Grand Ronde Wawa Radio returns with a CTGR Election Round-Up Special - Saturday September 7, 2013 at 8 PM PST- www.blogtalkradio.com/grwawaradio ; join host Kevin Simmons and other guests in discussing the results of 2013 Conf. Tribes of Grand Ronde Election. Guests to be determined as soon as possible.
    Grand Ronde Wawa Radio returns to the airwaves after a 2 month hiatus. We are excited to provide election analysis, commentary, and wrap-up this Saturday Sept, 7 at 8 pm. We’ll open up the phone lines for people interested to call-in. Guests include tribal council candidates, and newly elected tribal council members, and others.
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  • 00:19

    Restoration talk with Grand Ronde Tribal Chair Reyn Leno

    in Culture


    The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde celebrate 30 years of federal recognition on November 22, 2103.


    The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde were formed when the government forced member tribes to cede their ancestral lands and created the 60,000-acre Grand Ronde Reservation in Oregon’s Coast Range. Beginning in February 1857, federal troops forced the native people to march from a temporary reservation at Table Rock in Southern Oregon 263 miles north across rough terrain to the newly created Grand Ronde Reservation.The federal government terminated the Tribe in 1954. All that was left was 7.5 acres of land — a cemetery and maintenance shed. Through the hard work and sacrifices of Tribal members, recognition was restored in 1983.  


    Tribal Chairman Reyn Leno


    Reynold L. Leno was born Oct. 6, 1950, the son of Orville and Ramona (McKnight) Leno. He is the grandson of David and Emma Leno and Thomas and Elvira McKnight.
    He grew up and has lived in the Grand Ronde area his entire life. After graduating from Willamina High School, he worked as a logger for one year and then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served two years as a Marine, one of which was in Vietnam.
    Upon completion of his military service, he returned to Willamina and to the woods. He worked in the timber industry for almost 26 years. He has been married to his wife, Liz, for more than 35 years.
    Mr. Leno was elected to Tribal Council in 1996 and re-elected in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008 and 2011. During many of those years, his fellow Tribal Council members have elected him to serve as vice chair and in 2012 they elected him as Tribal chair.
    “I initially ran for Tribal Council to try and make a difference for my fellow Tribal members.”


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  • 00:45

    Grand Ronde Economic Development in 2013

    in Current Events

    Grand Ronde Wawa Radio welcomes Titu Asghar, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Economic Development Director. We will discuss economic development plans for the tribe in 2013.

  • 00:13

    Living Native - Youth Pow Wow in Grand Ronde, Oregon

    in Culture


    Living Native is a series produced by Wawa Media Productions and Grand Ronde Wawa Radio


    Living Native is a series that features and highlights people, families, tribes, cultures, programs, and organizations that are having a positive effect in Native Country and helping our Native people shine.  


    If you know of people, families, tribes, cultures, programs, or organizations that are shining, send us an email or message us on Facebook and tell us about it… hayu-masi


    www.facebook.com/grandrondewawaradio  www.blogtalkradio.com/grwawaradio grandrondewawaradio@gmail.com


    In this first episode of Living Native, we feature a community effort from Grand Ronde, Oregon that teaches youth and families about Native American Pow Wow culture. The “mini-Pow Wow” has been going strong for two years in Grand Ronde and more youth and families are benefiting from its educational and community approach.


    Children and families from across the Willamette Valley attend these once per month Pow Wow’s that are designed entirely to educate youth and families about the Pow Wow and in the process the youth and families are given a gift of Living Native.  

  • 01:02

    Mark Johnston, Grand Ronde Tribal General Manager

    in Current Events

    Mark Johnston, CTGR General Manager joins Grand Ronde Wawa Radio to discuss current news, events, and changes in Grand Ronde. Join us Tuesday January 29, 2013 at 7 PM
    Check out our Facebook page @ Grand Ronde Wawa Radio
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  • 00:24

    Tilixam Spotlight EP#1 : Renewing Spirits

    in Lifestyle

    Tilixam Spotlight Episode #1: Renewing Spirits. We welcome Grand Ronde tribal member and advocate Jamie Adams to the studios to discuss the efforts to highlight and educate our communities about Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. The Renewing Spirits Luncheon will take place on the Grand Ronde Indian reservation on Monday October 6, 2014 beginning noon at the Elder’s Activity Center.


    (chinuk wawa is the Indigenous trade language spoken on the Grand Ronde Indian reservation and throughout most of the Pacific Northwest. Tilixam is used to reference person, people, and or tribe.)


    Tilixam Spotlight is an educational program produced by Grand Ronde Wawa Radio. The show’s primary purpose it to educate the public about tribal and or other programs, people, and issues that affect the Grand Ronde Indian community. 


    The program is recorded and produced on the Grand Ronde Indian reservation at Freeman Studios. The Grand Ronde Indian reservation is home to many different bands of American Indians moved to the Western Oregon reservation beginning in the early 1850’s. Tilixam Spotlight and Grand Ronde Wawa Radio are grass-root efforts to educate, honor, and build community on and off-reservation. 


    To find out more information about Grand Ronde Wawa Radio and its shows, visit our facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/GrandRondeWawaRadio , or email us grandrondewawaradio@gmail.com , or call 707.502.5894.


    Host/Co-host: Kevin Simmons


    Recording/Editing: Andrew Freeman


    Date Aired: October 3, 2014


    Duration:


     

  • 00:13

    Living Native - Youth Pow Wow in Grand Ronde, Oregon

    in Culture


    Living Native is a series produced by Wawa Media Productions and Grand Ronde Wawa Radio


    Living Native is a series that features and highlights people, families, tribes, cultures, programs, and organizations that are having a positive effect in Native Country and helping our Native people shine.  


    If you know of people, families, tribes, cultures, programs, or organizations that are shining, send us an email or message us on Facebook and tell us about it… hayu-masi


    www.facebook.com/grandrondewawaradio  www.blogtalkradio.com/grwawaradio grandrondewawaradio@gmail.com


    In this first episode of Living Native, we feature a community effort from Grand Ronde, Oregon that teaches youth and families about Native American Pow Wow culture. The “mini-Pow Wow” has been going strong for two years in Grand Ronde and more youth and families are benefiting from its educational and community approach.


    Children and families from across the Willamette Valley attend these once per month Pow Wow’s that are designed entirely to educate youth and families about the Pow Wow and in the process the youth and families are given a gift of Living Native.  

  • 01:23

    Grand Rapids Urban League with President and CEO Joe Jones

    in Lifestyle

    The Urban League--traditionally an African American organization, assists all people in achieving self-sufficiency and equality.   It is a place where everyone is empowered through economic independence and is an organization that  helps people help themselves to a better way of life.  All are welcome at the Urban League and everyone belongs--a place where people come together to creatively solve issues and become champions of their orwn advancement and empowerment.  Come join us as we work to change lives here at the Urban League.  Together we can Be Empowered to make a difference.


    As leader of the Grand Rapids Urban League, Jones leads the development and implementation of an agenda that promotes economic empowerment as a means of elevating the standard of living in the underserved urban communities of Grand Rapids. The League is a 72-year old civil rights organization whose mission is to provide the means to empower African Americans and other minorities to achieve economic self-reliance, parity and civil rights. Their vision is to be the leader, and preeminent agency in West Michigan effectively utilizing diverse and abundant resources to redress racial injustice and promote racial equity.


    http://grurbanleague.org

  • 02:01

    TONIGHT! A Very Special Mystery Grand Prix Wrestling Legend!

    in Wrestling

    Tonight, we welcome a very special mystery guest to the show!  He's an Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling Legend and we're very excited to have him join us tonight!  You definitely will NOT want to miss this one!  This could be our biggest show yet!  Even the BassMan has no clue who the guest tonight is...he'll find out at the same time you find out!


    We hope you'll call in and speak with our special guest as it's rare opportunity for Maritime wrestling fans  to chat with a true legend of wrestling in Atlantic Canada and around the globe!


    Remember that our call-in number is a US-BASED number and if you do not have a US Long Distance calling plan, it will cost you money to call so please be sure your long-distance plan is eligible to make US calls for free.  As an alternative, you can call us for free on the show page, via SKYPE.


    We look forward to you joining us tonight at 7PM Atlantic Time / 6PM Eastern Time! 


    NEW:  Interact with us on Twitter during the show!  Make comments and ask questions.  Just follow @jeffdoc and use the hashtag #BassMan and we'll read your tweets on the air!! 

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