Arts & Culture

Howes Cave, NY – Joe Donahue and Producer Andy Clegg visited the Iroquois Museum in Howe's Cave, NY to learn about education, artifact acquisition and the importance of location in American Indian life.

Seneca White Springs, NY – Over the past few summers, Kurt Jordan from Cornell University has been taking students to the White Springs Dig Site in Geneva New York, which holds the remnants of a 300 year old Seneca community. Over the course of several weeks, the students learn many of the basic techniques of archaeology.

Washington, DC – Andy Clegg speaks with John Beaver about about the reclamation and regulation of Native artifacts.

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Washington, DC – Joe speaks with John Savage about canoe building and bringing native knowledge to the modern world.

Oneida Reservation, NY – The Oneida Tribe is struggling to hold onto its language. Julia Taylor Kennedy has this story on that struggle.

This special Roundtable series is funded by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Albany, NY – Our Senior Producer, Andy Clegg speaks with Steve Comer about Algonquian tribes in New York.

This special Roundtable series is funded by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Albany, NY – This special Roundtable series is funded by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Oneida Reservation, NY – Julia Taylor Kennedy briefly returns to The Roundtable to help us with this story for our series.

This special Roundtable series is funded by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Manhattan, NY – The Fourth Annual Woodstock Film Festival kicks off next month. The lineup of more than one-hundred thirty films includes feature films and documentaries about music and social responsibility. And how fitting - there's even a documentary about a crisis in Woodstock. WAMC Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne was in New York City for the announcement of the lineups, and spoke with some there.

Albany, NY – Graphic novels are different from pamphlet-sized monthly comic books aimed at children and nostalgic adults. The best graphic novels target adult readers looking for sophisticated reading material that can often enlighten and inform in addition to providing hours of entertainment. At this year's San Diego comics convention, Top Shelf Productions made a splash with one of the most anticipated graphic novels of the year, "Blankets" by Craig Thompson. WAMC's Alan Doane looks at "Blankets."

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