Listen Up! Northwest program 49: Language

Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Listen Up Northwest program 49 explores the power of language in our lives.

* Sometimes names are offensive to their native inhabitants. Hear one woman's story about her efforts to change a name that was stuck. (Sandi Billings, Moscow, ID)

* Hear about the challenges and opportunities of trying to express oneself when you live in a place where the spoken language is still foreign. (Hammad Ahmed and Emily Eagle, Seattle, WA)

Music by artists DJ B Girl, Blue Scholars, Electron Love Theory and Ulali.

* download program 49
* general Listen Up! NW promo

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

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey