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Red Earth Descendants H.O.Y.E. Native Games 2010 - Song by Whistling Elk

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The Red Earth Descendants, NASU, Ashland Youth/Leadership Council 2010 Help Our Youth Excel Native Games Tournament recap. Song by Whistling Elk.

First Nation Radio - March 28, 2010

First Nation Radio recorded at KSKQ LP 94.9 FM in Ashland Oregon. Native American music, news, voices of the generations, oral traditions, elders, native music, skits, jokes, stories, poems and live songs. 
Hour 1 >> Download Here 47 MB
Hour 2 >> Download Here 46 MB

First Nation Radio - March 28, 2010

First Nation Radio recorded at KSKQ LP 94.9 FM in Ashland Oregon. Native American music, news, voices of the generations, oral traditions, elders, native music, skits, jokes, stories, poems and live songs. 
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Hour 1 >> Download Here 47 MB
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Ed Little Crow Book Release

Bringing back more book sales!

"A Opchine WaLa Ohkon. . .Dreaming of a True World"

Stories, Poems, Memories
by Ed Little Crow

At our last introduction of Ed's book at the R.E.D. Storytelling Conference on the Winter Solstice, our first round of books sold out quickly and we promised a second round would be available for our community soon. They have arrived and the next public sale and signing will take place at the SOU Spring Pow Wow April 10 and 11. (SOU McNeal Gym on Whitman St. in Ashland, table for books will be set up by Noon).

Whislting Elk @ Gathering of the 9 Oregon Tribes - 2009

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One of our songs. Thanks to Lucas for putting these videos up on Youtube for us.

Monthly Social

We welcome you to attend our first-Saturday-of-the-month Social this coming weekend, April 3 at 5 p.m.. Please click onto our calendar for more information.

Feather Blessing this Sunday, March 28, 2010

You are invited to participate in the next Feather Blessing at the Prayer Pole (sculpture) in downtown Ashland (on Main St. at the base of Church St.) this Sunday, March 28 at Noon.

Native Games Wrap-Up

This past Spring Equinox weekend marked our 4th annual Native Games Tournament, hosted this year by Red Earth Descendants, the Native American Student Union of SOU and the Ashland Youth Council. We'd like to extend our appreciation and thank you's to the MANY people who helped bring the Games, once again, to the community in such a good way. It was a beautiful gathering--for the youth and the elders and all us in-betweeners.

Native Games

R.E.D., in collaboration with NASU of SOU and the Ashland Youth Council, will host our annual Native Games Event March 20, kicking off at Noon (with a Women's Community Meeting at 9:45 a.m. and the field "open" to help and set-up all morning).

Location: the SOU practice baseball fields on the corners of Walker Ave. and Iowa St. in Ashland. Please park at the Ashland Middle School, then cross Walker Ave. over to the fields.

Slide Show of Native Beadwork

At this month's social (Saturday, March 6 at 5 p.m., SOU Student Family Housing Community Room, 1361 Quincy St. in Ashland), Benson Lanford will present a 40 / 45-minute slide program of Masterpieces of historic American Indian beadwork from most cultural areas-- Eastern Woodlands, Southeast, Great Lakes, Prairie, Plains, Plateau and even the Southwest. There will be some wonderful images to enjoy and to be inspired by. We'll have just a taste of the wonderful beadwork that Indian peoples have produced in different regions. We may possibly use this to jump-start a beading workshop.

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