KWSO Thanksgiving Holiday Programming


Wednesday November 22, 2017 

12pm  Remembering Jim Pepper – Each fall for the past several years – a Native Arts Festval, is held at Parkrose High School in Jim Pepper’s old neighborhood.   Four people share their stories about Native Saxaphone great Jim Pepper.

1-4pm KWSO Native Music Mix – Local Music both contemporary & traditional plus 2017 Nammy Winners and some classic Native Contemporary tunes.

4pm    Wisdom of the Elders Marathon Begins – Oral histories, environmental science, storytelling, music and cultural arts from Tribal People across the United States.  Here is the schedule:

  • 4pm    The Sacred Earth
  • 5pm    Circles
  • 6pm    Cry of the Earth Prophecy
  • 7pm    Honoring Women of Native Culture
  • 8pm    The Horse in Native Culture
  • 9pm    The Harvest
  • 10pm  Tribute to Native Artists
  • 11pm   Native Relationships

Thursday November 23, 2017

Wisdom of the Elders Marathon continues

  • 12am The Shanee, Otoe & Omaha
  • 1am     The Dakotah Sioux
  • 2am    The Teton Sioux
  • 3am    The Arikara (Salish)
  • 4am    Mandan Hidatsa
  • 5am    Crow/Cheyenne
  • 6am    Assiniboine & Gros Ventre
  • 7am    Blackfeet
  • 8am    Lemhi Shoshone
  • 9am    Salish & Kootenai
  • 10am  Nez Perce
  • 11am   Yakama
  • 12pm  Umatilla
  • 1pm    Warm Springs
  • 2pm    Chinook
  • 3pm    Grand Rhonde
  • 4pm    Inupiak
  • 5pm    Athabascan

6pm   Language, Culture & History Hour

7pm    Remembering Jim Pepper      

8pm – midnight   KWSO Native Music Mix