RadioActive: January 9, 2018

  • January 9, 2018
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Utah Dine Bikeyah Rebuttal to D.C. Hearing, Duty to Assist Bill Explained, ACME Session on Native Artists' Voices

Hosted by Lara Jones and Ma Black, tonight’s show featured:

  • Braidan Weeks and Jonah Yellowman of Utah Diné Bikéyah, which held a press conference/rally at the Utah Capitol Rotunda today in rebuttal to the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee and the hearing it held this morning on Rep. John Curtis’ H.R. 4532, “Shash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument  Act”.

  • Prof. Amos Guiora, author of The Crime of Complicity, The Bystander in the Holocaust, and Rep. Brian King, who will sponsor H.B. 125, “Duty to Assist in an Emergency,” in the Utah Legislature’s 2018 General Session that begins Jan. 22. Click here to sign up for alerts on this bill.

  • Plus, Native American Artists’ Voices will be featured at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts ACME session at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow night, at the Salt Lake City Library’s Marmalade Branch. We got a sneak preview with artists Casey Tracy, DeLesslin “Roo” George-Warren, Denae Shanidiin, and Gregg Deal and UMFA’s Education and Engagement Director, Jorge Rojas. Click here for more details.

  • Use the media player below to hear Casey Tracy’s audio poem, "Lotus":