Discussing the relocation act of 1974 with three Navajo Elders, Theodore Bendoney, Tom Bendoney and Mary Rosa Bendoney. The land they live on now is Mother Earth to them. Ten to 15,000 Navajos must move because the government wants to strip mine the oil, gas, coal and uranium that's underneath the land.
Studs Terkel interviews Canadian singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie.
Roger G. Kennedy discusses the book "Hidden Cities: The Discovery and Loss of Ancient North American Civilization." Includes quotes from the book.
Mr Buffalohead a Native American educator, scholar and activist talks to Studs in Minnesota about Native American history and about creating space at universities for Native / Indigenous studies programs. At the end Studs states that there is another 15 minutes of the program, that will be presented at another time.
Discussing the book "Sweetbitter: A Novel" (published by Penguin Books) with the author Reginald Gibbons.
A discussion about the book, "House Made of Dawn," awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969. N. Scott Momaday reads from his book.
Discussing the book "The Crown of Columbus" (published by HarperCollins) with the authors Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris.
Discussing the book "The Beet Queen: A Novel" (published by Holt) with the author Louise Erdrich.
Discussing the book "Tales of Burning Love" (published by HarperCollins) with the author Louise Erdrich.
Discussing the book "The Bingo Palace" (published by HarperCollins) with the author Louise Erdrich.
Discussing the book "Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions" with the authors John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erdoes.
Jane B. Katz discusses the sources for her book and the plight of Native Americans; the second half of the program includes poetry.
Author Jamake Highwater discusses his book "The Sun, He Dies: A Novel About the End of the Aztec World;" reads passages from book throughout the interview.