The NextGen Native Podcast
By Dennis Worden: Young Native Professional
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The NextGen Native Podcast highlights the best and brightest in Indian Country. NextGen Native profiles young Native Americans who are making a difference in their tribal communities. The podcast features interesting topics for this demographic, including conversations about tribal business, education, personal finance, health, and making a difference in Native communities.
||Chris James & Business Trends in Indian Country||http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Chris_James_on_Trends_in_Indian_Country.m4a Chris James is the President & CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). He returned to the show where we discussed current trends.||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lance Morgan on the Decline of Federal Indian Law||Lance Morgan on the decline of federal Indian law: “What we’re not teaching in law school is the other half of the system, where tribes are aggressively using their newly educated lawyers, their economic power,||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Joe Sarcinella on Fatherhood, Minimalism and Intentional Living||When Joe Sarcinella and I spoke, he was days away from becoming a father. As of publishing this episode, he is now a proud father (congrats!!). As a recent parent, I thought it would be fun to have Joe on NextGen Native to get the perspective of a rece.||6/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Heath Clayton on Hacking Growth, Mentors, and Success Through Naïveté||“People like genuine people. People like people who are authentic, people lke people who show up with their true identity. And being Chickasaw is part of who I am.”-Heath Clayton http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Heath_Clayton.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ryan Red Corn on Building and Creating Things||“There is a trap [in decolonization] that hinders a lot of potential growth. And that is centered in how we think about things. If you are only trained [to deconstruct] then you are stuck in a gear of deconstruction, which is important and useful.||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Geoff Roth | Successful Careers and Self Care||“I felt this need to take my skill set and apply it as broadly as I could as long as I could still feel like I was affecting the community.”-Geoff Roth http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Geoff_Roth.m4a Geoff Roth Geoff Roth is a descendent of t||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jared Yazzie from OXDX | Make Something||What’s stopping you from making something? http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Jared_Yazzie_2017.m4a Jared Yazzie Jared Yazzie is the founder of OXDX Clothing Company. He joined NextGen Native once again to catch up on his recent projects.||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Raina Thiele | Obama, Standing Rock, and the Start of Gen-I||http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Raina_Thiele_April_2017.m4a Raina Thiele, Athabascan and Yup’ik, is President of Thiele Strategies. Before starting her own firm, Raina worked for President Obama in the White House Office of intergovernmental A||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||John Pepion on Open Minds and Never Ending Grind||John Pepion Works Hard to Achieve Success http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/John_Pepion_April_17.m4a The first time John Pepion (Piikani) appeared on NextGen Native, I titled the accompanying blog post “Up and Coming Ledger Artist.” About 1.||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Heather Whitemanrunshim | Indigenous in Perpetuity||“Focus on being proactive and use the future as the guidance point when you [encounter] challenges. What you work for is bigger than us [individually].” -Heather Whitemanrunshim http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Heather_Whitemanrunshim.||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Disruption in Indian Country | Mark Trahant on Emerging Forces in Native Communities||http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Mark_Trahant__Disrupting_Indian_Country.m4a Mark Trahant joined NextGen Native to discuss a wide-range of issues. When we spoke, the Congress was in the midst of considering the recent healthcare bill.||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Rezilience | Warren Montoya on Building an Experience||“Because of that one choice, so many other possibilities came up. They were already there…” Warren Montoya of Rezonate Art and Rezilience on finding new perspectives. http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Warren_Montoya__Building_Rezilience.||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Keith Harper | Go Do It||“If you want to do great things, then you should concentrate not on what you want to be but on what you want to do. You don’t have to be anything specific thing to impact issues you care about…[assess] those things you want to impact,||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Gabe Galanda | Turning the Tide Against Disenrollment||“Look for those opportunities that may not be obvious to you.”-Gabe Galanda http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Gabe_Galanda_Disenrollment.m4a Gabe Galanda is a member of the Round Valley Indian Tribes.||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jaclyn Roessel, Grownup Navajo and the Next Big Step||“If I am going to bet on anybody, I’m going to bet on myself.”-Jaclyn Roessel of Grownup Navajo http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Jaclyn_Roessel__Taking_the_Next_Big_Step.m4a Jaclyn Roessel returned to the show to discuss some big changes in||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jessica Begay | Building Emotional Intelligence||“I’m eternally hopeful. Seeing [bad] things around me made me think that things can be better and should be better.”-Jessica Begay http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Jessica_Begay.m4a Jessica Begay’s Refreshing Energy I speak with people ac||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Chelsea Wilson | Mentors, Growth and Pushy Friends||“We have to show up and we have to apply for things outside [Indian Country]. There is no one better than us to than to represent at the national level.” -Chelsea Wilson http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Chelsea_Wilson_1.||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jim Gray | The Next Generation is Today||“I think it’s time we recognize there’s a change in our world and we need to make room for new voices in the great debate.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Jim_Gray__Yielding_to_the_Next_Generatoin.||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Chris James | Reservation Economic Summit||Chris James is the President & CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), a role he recently stepped into. He grew up in Cherokee, North Carolina in the heartland of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jackson Brossy | On the Shoulders of Others||Jackson Brossy is the Executive Director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office. He appeared on the show previously and returned for another conversation. http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Jackson_Brossy_2.||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lacey Horn on Managing $700 Million||“We are in a period of radical change…step into your role, do what you do best and raise the profile of tribes in a positive light.” Lacey Horn http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Lacey_Horn.m4a Lacey Horn is a citizen of and treasurer for the||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ashley Tuomi | Unexpected Path to Growth||Ashley Tuomi on growth: “Take any opportunity to increase our knowledge.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Ashley_Tuomi.m4a Ashley Tuomi (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) is the Executive Director of the American Indian Health and Family S||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Terra Branson | Reflections on Personal Growth||Terra Branson: “How do you look backward but still move forward?” http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Terra_Branson.m4a Terra Branson (Muscogee Creek) is the Executive Director of the Self-Governance Communication and Education Consortium.||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Reno Franklin | Servant Leadership||Reno Franklin on Forgiveness: “The most important thing is to be open minded to allow forgiveness…some of the horrible things that were done to us, we know our story. We know the horrible things. We don’t let that define who we are.||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Brian Howard | Uncomfortable Growth||http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Brian_Howard.m4a Brian Howard is Research and Policy Analyst American Indian Policy Institute. He is Pipash, Akimel and Tohono O’odham. I’ve always respected Brian for his humility, knack for policy,||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Navajo Dory | Natalie Benally||“You give everything you got. It’s hard, It’s super challenging. You give all your life force to your art. so when you see the tiny moment when people are smiling, laughing, or being proud…”-Natalie Benally http://traffic.libsyn.||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Be Productive NOT Busy: A Mindset||On Not Being Busy http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/A_PSA_on_Being_Busy.m4a Jaclyn Roessel, Navajo, is many things. She is the Public Programs and Education Director at the Heard Museum. She is is one half of Schmooze: Lady Connected.||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Art, Politics and Bryan Newland||http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Art_Politics_and_Bryan_Newland.m4a Thougthful Political Discourse Bryan Newland joined NextGen Native the day after the election in 2016. We discussed a variety of issues about politics,||11/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Sara-Jane Small Wood | Promise Zone and President Obama||“There’s nothing holding you back except what’s in your mind”-Sara-Jane Smallwood, Promise Zone Coordinator and Policy Director. http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Sara-Jane_Smallwood.m4a Sometimes you speak with someone that has so much po||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Charles Galbraith | From Dugout to White House||Charles Galbraith: “We’ve been conditioned to think that we have to compete with each other…which is not the case.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/nextgennative/Charles_Galbraith.m4a Charles Galbraith is Navajo. Currently,||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great conversations with up and coming young Native professionals about pursuing goals and overcoming challenges.
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