28 March 2011

Radio Show Native America Calling discusses Pebble Mine

The proposed Pebble Mine project will be discussed on the Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (KBC) radio show Native America Calling. The radio program airs live Tuesday, March 29th, from 1 PM - 2PM Eastern. Guests include Reverend Dr. Michael James Oleksa, cross-cultural communications consultant/professor at Alaska Pacific University, Lydia Olympic (Yup'ik/Sugpiaq), village of Igiugig in Bristol Bay, Lisa Reimers (Iliamna), Chief Executive Officer/Iliamna Development Corp., and Trefon Angasan, Chairman of the Board/Alaska Peninsula Corporation.

KBC is a nonprofit, Alaska Native governed and operated media center located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Native America Calling is a live call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the United States and is designed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans. Native America Calling is heard on 52 stations in the United States and in Canada by approximately 500,000 listeners each week.

More information, including a streamcast of the radio show, is available on the Native America Calling website : http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/

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