Standing Rock, Native media, and even Indigenous food are some of the topics that a rising crop of Native podcasts tackle. The approaches range from serious and analytical to funny and personal. Media experts say audio podcasts can help bring marginalized issues to light by cutting out the gatekeepers between producers and the audience. At its most basic, all it takes to start is a microphone and something to record on. Edison Research finds about 40 percent of the population has listened to a podcast at least once. Are you one of them? What are your favorite podcasts?
Gabriel Night Shield (Rosebud Sioux) – host of Urban Indianz Podcast
Char Green-Maximo (Sisseton Wahpeton and Assiniboine) – co-host of Urban Indianz Podcast
Rick Harp (Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation) – founder and president of the INDIGENA Creative Group
Andi Murphy (Navajo) – founder and host of the Toasted Sister Podcast
Break Music: Aroha – Love (song) Mika (artist) Mika Versus Fashion (album)