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Listen Up! Northwest: Evergreen Shows

These Listen Up episodes feature shows that can be aired indefinitely and those which are current as of fall, 2010. This list is a work in progress. The date next to the title indicates when the show first aired.

Shows that are evergreen (episodes which can be re-aired indefinitely)
Program #5: Food first aired 7/08
Program #9: Japanese American Experience first aired 8/08
Program #10: Wildlife first aired 8/08
Program #16: Access to Healthy Foods first aired 10/08
Program #18: Families first first aired 10/08
Program #20: Civil Rights first aired 10/08
Program #22: Our Influence On Our Environment first aired 11/08
Program #23: Education and Learning first aired 11/08
Program #25: Media Diversity first aired 12/08
Program #27: Global Warming in Kivalina, Alaska first aired 12/08
Program #28: Fur Seals on the Bering Sea first aired 12/08
Program #30: Healthcare Disparities first aired 1/09
Program #31: Teen Dating Violence first aired 1/09
Program #33: Inauguration first aired 1/09 (this may be best in historical context. Note that Roberto Maestas who is featured in this episode has passed fall, 2010 - you may want to indicate this.
Program #36: Children and Media first aired 2/09
Program #37: Urban Farms first aired 2/09
Program #42: Ravens first aired 4/09
Program #43:Canada's Local Grain CSA first aired 4/09
Program #44: Spiritual Headdress: The Hijab and the Sikh Turban first aired 4/09
Program #48: Spirituality first aired 5/09
Program #49: Language first aired 6/09
Program #50: A Thousand Paper Cuts first aired 6/09
Program #51: Northwest Native Americans Today first aired 6/09
Program #53: Killer Whales first aired 7/09
Program #55:Considering Whiteness first aired 7/09
Program #59: Global Economics and Climate Change first aired 9/09
Program #60: Journalism first aired 9/09
Program #61: Alaska Youth first aired 10/09
Program #62: Wolves first aired 9/09
Program #63:The Hmong and the Secret War first aired 10/09
Program #64:The Slave Next Door first aired 10/09
Program #68: Biotechnology first aired 11/09
Program #69: There's No Place Like Home 11/09
Program #100: Hip Hop and its roots in social justice first aired 9/10

Shows that are still current:
Program #1:(Untitled) first aired 6/08
Program #3: Motherhood first aired 7/08
Program #14:Gender and Sex 9/08
Program #35: Farmed Salmon in British Columbia 2/09
Program #39: Farmers Markets in Canada first aired 3/09
Program #66: Post Carbon Transportation first aired 10/09

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Listen Up Northwest Program 100: Hip Hop: More Than Music

* This week, we look at Hip Hop's culture and its roots in calling for social justice.

Listen to segments of an interview with hip hop artist Gabriel Teodros. (Yuko Kodama, Reclaim the Media - Seattle, WA)

Emcee Hollis Wong Wear shares her take on hip hop as part of a social justice movement (Yuko Kodama, Reclaim the Media - Seattle, WA)

Hear segments of an interview on Rap versus Spoken Word featuring Laura "Piece" Kelley.(Callie Shanafelt, Voices of Diversity, KBCS - Seattle)

Mic Flont, a youth educator interviews some participants in his program about what hip hop means to them (Mic Flont, Youngstown All Access Program - Seattle, WA)

We listen to a special segment of an interview with DJ King Khazm (Eric Kong, KBCS - Seattle, WA)

Music by DJ B Girl, Aaron Walker Loud, DJ King Khazm, Canary Sing, Gabriel Teodros, Inkubiz, WD4D, No Luck Club, Blue Scholars, Laura "Piece" Kelley, Sabrina Da Witch, Boca Floja, Fato Criminal and Sleepwalkers and Manik 1derful.
Copy Editor: Robbin Block, Host and Producer: Yuko Kodama.

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Listen Up Northwest: There's No Place Like Home

This week we present an encore episode of Listen Up! Northwest.

Listen to poems written by a number of high school students at Foster High School
(Merna Ann Hecht - KBCS/Jackstraw Productions, Seattle, WA)

Guy Hand, a writer in Idaho discovered that the sagebrush of his hometown kept beckoning him back when he was away.
(Guy Hand - Boise ID)

Lacy Roberts, a native of Montana is taken by what the culture she grew up in means to her after taking residence on the East coast
(Lacey Roberts - Ladies Village Improvement Society, Providence, RI)

A group of Somali-Buntu refugees near Boise, Idaho farm the soil and try to recreate the landscape and the lifestyle they left behind. (Sadie Babits, World Vision Report - Boise, ID)

Music by DJ B-Girl and Vunt Foom. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Guest Producer: Emily Eagle. Host: Yuko Kodama.

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

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Listen Up Northwest Program 99: SLAPPS in Canada

* This week, we look at Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation in Canada.

Learn how SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) impact the academic community in Canada. (Mordecai Briemberg, Redeye Radio CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

An interview with BC based Talon Books, which currently faces threat of a SLAPP for publishing a book that criticizes Canadian mining company practices.(Mordecai Briemberg, Redeye Radio CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

Listen to a case of a Vernon, BC resident who was sued for criticizing a utility company in his own home. (Mordecai Briemberg, Redeye Radio CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

Music by Aja West and the Mackrosoft, Daniel Anderson, No Luck Club and DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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Listen Up Northwest Program 98: Boreal Forest

This week, Listen to the sounds of the Boreal Forest. Richard Nelson shares his experiences on one summer day in Alaska's Brooks Range.(Lisa Busch, Encounters North, KCAW - Sitka, AK)

Music by DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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Listen Up Northwest Program 97: Bullying in Schools

* This week, we feature people dealing with bullying in schools.

Hear the experiences of a high school student who had been a victim of bullying and two of the people who are working to eliminate it from schools. (Theryn Kigvamasuvasti, Voices of Diversity, KBCS - Bellevue/Seattle, WA)

Kathy Fall, a librarian at two Mount Vernon schools talks about how school administration may unknowingly fuel the act of bullying. (Dave McConnell, Speak Up! Speak Out!, KSVR - Mt Vernon, WA)

Alberta Canada passed anti-bullying legislation in 2003. Weâll listen to how it works and the experiences of a long-time victim. (Christian Durrand, Directions, CJSR - Edmonton, Alberta)

Music by No Luck Club and DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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Listen Up Northwest Program 96: Indigenous Groups Represent: US Social Forum 2010

Listen Up Northwest program 96: Indigenous Groups Represent: US Social Forum 2010

* This week, we listen to interviews of indigenous activists who attended the United States Social Forum in Detroit in June. Guests include Alberto Salamando (International Indigenous Treaty Council), Jose Matus (Indigenous Alliance Without Borders), Linda Cypret Kilbourne, (Michigan coalition against racism in sports and media), Ole Lake (Alaska’s Big Village Network), and Adam Thomas (Sea to Sands Conservation Alliance). (Twa Le Abrahamson, Inner Tribal Beat, KYRS- Spokane, WA)

Music by Electron Love Theory, Prkr, Correspondents and DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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Listen Up Northwest Program 95: Aging

Listen Up Northwest program 95: Aging

* Hear how one Seattle agency helps train older immigrants for jobs. (Irene Noguchi, One World Report, KBCS - Seattle, WA)

* Listen to one Alaska grandmother’s experience taking on full time parenting for her two adopted grandsons. (Rebecca Sheir, Alaska Public Radio Network – Anchorage, AK)

* Consider the important differences in providing healthcare and services for gay and lesbian seniors. (Lisa Moore, Redeye Cooperative Radio, CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

Music by Electron Love Theory, Byron Au Yong and Daniel Anderson DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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Listen Up Northwest Program 94: Michelle Alexander

Listen Up Northwest program 94: Michelle Alexander

* Hear an interview with a legal scholar and the author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The book makes the case that the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary form of racial control. (Linda olson Osterlund, A Deeper Look, KBOO - Portland, OR)

Music by DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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Listen Up Northwest Program 93: Vancouver Island First Nations Youth and Food Traditions

Listen Up Northwest program 93: Vancouver Island First Nations Youth and Food Traditions

* Listen to stories and perspectives on native food traditions as told by a group of First Nations Youth of Vancouver Island. (Jonathan Steinman, Deconstructing Dinner, CJLY - Nelson, BC)

Music by DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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