"Music is the strongest medicine for all native people." -Richie Plass
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The program has two hosts. Chris Powless, a member of the Oneida Nation, created the program. He holds a Bachelor?s Degree in TV, Radio, and Film from UW-Oshkosh. He works as a multi-media specialist for the Oneida Nation. Richie Plass, a member of the Menomonee Nation, creates diversity curriculum for teachers, does extensive work on the Native American mascot issues, and is the author of the book of poetry, Growing Up Indian on Turtle Island.
In February of 2007, listeners tuned in for an on-air first when Chris Powless and Richie Plass opened up the studio to members of four different drum groups to perform live on the air. See video of the drum group here.
Chris Powless interviewed local musician Ken Dennsion. You can here the interview here.
Chris Powless interviewed local blues band, Big N' Tasty at the WPR studios in March 2011.
Listen to the interview here
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